volume 40, issue 7, Pe189-e193 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.10.006
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H. Selim Karabekir, Nuket Gocmen-Mas, Erhan Emel, Umit Karacayli, Ramazan Koymen, Elmas Kagnici Atar, Nezih Ozkan

Abstract: The anatomical location of fractures following blunt cranio-orbital trauma is important for neurosurgeons and maxillofacial surgeons. In this study, 588 cranio-orbital fractures following blunt trauma were evaluated retrospectively with regard to the anatomical site and surgical treatment. Orbital cranial nerve injuries and the outcomes of the medical and/or surgical treatment are described. Distribution of the zygomatic complex and orbital fractures were as follows: zygomatic complex fractures (n:304), isolat…

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