International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Dental Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017 | Rating: 6.6 / 10

Closed Reduction of Displaced Mandibular Fracture in a Child - A Case Study

Dr. Thinakar Babu.A

Abstract: Mandibular fractures in the pediatric population are uncommon. Principles involved in the treatment of children are the same, but techniques get modified by anatomical, physiological and psychological factors. The conservative treatment is in most cases advocated, as this also has minimum effort to the surgeon and can be done in conscious child along with risk benefit and cost benefit concerning childs socioeconomic profile. This article we present the management of mandibular fracture in a 2 years child who was managed with manual reduction then direct wiring.

Keywords: paediatric mandibular fracture, dental wiring, figure of eight wiring

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017,

Pages: 1840 - 1842

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