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Osteosynthesis of the temporal articular tubercle
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18160086     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This technical note stresses the interest of the temporal articular tubercle osteosynthesis in zygomatic bone fractures. An impaction of the zygoma can lead to valgus of the temporal bone's zygomatic process with diastasis in the temporal articular tubercle. If the frontal and maxillary processes are comminuted, osteosynthesis of the temporal articular tubercle allows recovering the initial projection of the zygomatic bone. The adequate alignment of the sphenozygomatic suture is also reliable for an anatomical reduction of the fracture.
Authors:
J Yachouh; M Richter; J-L Rakotoarimanana; P Goudot
Publication Detail:
Type:  English Abstract; Journal Article     Date:  2007-12-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Revue de stomatologie et de chirurgie maxillo-faciale     Volume:  109     ISSN:  0035-1768     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac     Publication Date:  2008 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-02-29     Completed Date:  2008-05-05     Revised Date:  2008-11-24    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0201010     Medline TA:  Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  fre     Pagination:  36-9     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Affiliation:
Service de stomatologie, chirurgie maxillofaciale et chirurgie plastique de la face, CHRU Lapeyronie, 34295 Montpellier cedex 5, France. j-yachouh@chu-montpellier.fr
Vernacular Title:
L'osteosynthèse du tubercule articulaire temporal.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Bone Screws
Fracture Fixation, Internal / instrumentation*
Humans
Temporal Bone / surgery*
Zygomatic Fractures / surgery*
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac. 2008 Sep;109(4):251   [PMID:  18617204 ]

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