Drill failure during ORIF of the mandible. Complication management.

Lipa Bodner, Yizthak Woldenberg, Max Puterman

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A case of a drill breakage during open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) of a mandibular fracture is reported. The clinical decision, diagnosis and surgical management of the complication are described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)E591-593
JournalMedicina Oral, Patologia Oral y Cirugia Bucal
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • General Dentistry


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