volume 40, issue 6, Pe165-e169 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.08.006
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Bart van den Bergh, K. Hakki Karagozoglu, Martijn W. Heymans, Tymour Forouzanfar

Abstract: The study population consisted of 408 males and 171 females with a mean age of 35.9 (SD: ±16.3) years. The age group 20-29 years accounted for the largest subgroup in both sexes. The most common cause of the fractures was traffic related, followed by violence. There were mainly mandibular and zygomatic bone fractures in both males and females, accounting for approximately 80% of all fractures. The main fracture site of the mandible was the combination of mandibular body with mandibular condyle (66 patients; 26…

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