volume 39, issue 3, P182-186 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2010.04.008
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Kazuhiko Yamamoto, Yumiko Matsusue, Kazuhiro Murakami, Satoshi Horita, Yuri Matsubara, Tsutomu Sugiura, Tadaaki Kirita

Abstract: One hundred and three patients with maxillofacial fractures due to work-related accidents were analysed. Ninety-nine patients (96.1%) were male and 4 (3.9%) were female. The average age was 46.8 years (range 18-75 years). The injuries were most commonly sustained during construction (42 patients, 40.8%) followed by agriculture and forestry (31 patients, 30.1%) and manufacturing (15 patients, 14.6%). Being struck by an object was the main cause of injury (43 patients, 41.7%) followed by fall from one level to a…

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