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ISSN: 2641-1709

Scholarly Journal of Otolaryngology

Case Report(ISSN: 2641-1709)

The Edentulous Atrophic Mandible Fracture: A Case Report Supporting Use of Large Bone Plating Systems and Discussion of the Value of Identifying Patient Treatment Goals

Volume 1 - Issue 4

Gary Nishioka1* and James Eyre2

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    • 1 Willamette Ear Nose and Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery, Oregon, USA
    • 2 Willamette Valley Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Inc, Oregon, USA

    *Corresponding author: Gary Nishioka, Willamette Ear Nose and Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery, Oregon, USA

Received: January 28, 2019;   Published: February 04, 2019

DOI: 10.32474/SJO.2019.01.000118

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Surgical management of the atrophic edentulous mandible fracture is one of the most challenging types of mandible fractures to treat. This case report reviews some of the challenges involved in management of this category of mandible fracture. Observations and recommendations are made with regards to treatment, and the potential importance of discussing treatment goals with the patient are outlined.

Keywords:Edentulous; Atrophic mandible; Mandible fracture; Bone Plates

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