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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 107-110

Trends in the patterns of maxillofacial fractures in Kolkata


1 Medical Officer, West Bengal Dental Services, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
3 Senior Resident, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
4 PGT-3, SPPGIDMS, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

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DOI: 10.4103/INPC.INPC_40_20

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Background:- The maxillofacial skeleton is commonly fractured due to its prominent position. Maxillofacial fractures lead to cosmetic disfigurement as well as problems in oral functioning. Aim: The aim of this study was to determine the incidence, etiology, mode, and the pattern of fractures in the maxillofacial region. Methods: A retrospective study of maxillofacial injuries at ESIC Medical College and Hospital, Joka (Kolkata) between Feb 2018 to April 2019 was conducted and data extracted from patients who were either treated in emergency room or in outpatient department. Results and Conclusion: The study concluded that better road safety laws need to be enforced along with the improvement of the education and socio-economic setup.


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