volume 40, issue 5, P396-399 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.07.006
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Johannes Struewer, Ilias Kiriazidis, Jens Figiel, Thomas Dukatz, Thomas Frangen, Ewgeni Ziring

Abstract: Dislocation of the mandibular condyle into the middle cranial fossa is a rare complication of mandibular trauma due to anatomical and biomechanical factors. Owing to the proximity of the temporal glenoid fossa to the middle meningeal artery, there is the risk of serious sequelae in case of trauma. The authors report the case of a 36-year-old male patient, who was beaten up in a family dispute and presented with complex mandibular and maxillofacial fractures, including mandibular condyle intrusion into the midd…

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