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Open Repair Depressed Zygomatic Arch Fracture
Maxillofacial: You may need to be evaluated by a plastic or maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more
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After a surgical repair of a zygomatic arch fracture 2 weeks ago, how should recovery go as far as mobility of the jaw? When should it improve?
Depends: The type of surgery required to correct your zgomatic arch fracture will depend on where the fracture is and any other bones involved. An isolated arch fracture can often be reduced by elevating the fracture through a small incision inside the mouth in the tissues between the cheek and upper jaw. A more significant fracture may require multiple approaches and the use of bone plates and screws. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard pea lump just above tmj condyle . I think zygomatic arch. Fixed but slightly flexi. on off facial pain and eye pain on that side for yrs. related?
Trigenminal Nerve: Although the anatomic points are separated by 4-5 cm. this sounds like and old blow to the head. It must have injured a branch if the Trigeminal nerve causing a neuroma- a benign nerve tumor. It is not to worry. Be grateful that you did not have a more significant Trigeminal nerve problem-a real severe pain called a tic doloreaux.. ...Read more
Probably a cyst: This is probably a small cyst although you cannot make a diagnosis without an examination. Please see your dermatologist. ...Read more
Mild burning around infra-orbital nerve area, NOT paroxysmal or neuralgic but tender, also tension on the zygomatic arch. 3 months now.
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
A bone fracture is a condition in which there is a break in the bone. It can be caused by a high force injury or it may result from a previous medical condition that involves weakening of the bone. Common symptoms include severe pain, swelling of the surrounding ...Read more
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