Fractures of the mandible caused by stoning—return of an ancient entity

Oded Nahlieli, Abraham M. Baruchin, Amos Neder

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Abstract

Fifteen patients with mandibular fractures related to stone-throwing incidents are presented. Three illustrative cases are discussed in detail. Criteria for selecting management by early surgical intervention or a conservative approach are discussed. The ultimate aim in management is to preserve the greatest possible amount of function with the least risk and morbidity for the patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)939-942
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Volume35
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1993
Externally publishedYes

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