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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
Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more
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.
Bleeds in brain: Depressed skull fracture is an acute emergency that needs evaluation treatment immediately. Depressed skull fracture can cause bleeding inside the brain and depending on the site of injury can cause heavy bleeding. But the real danger is in brain damage by sunken pieces of the bone causing brain damage. Apart from immediate effects of injury it can cause long term changes in mood & behavior. ...Read more
Is it possible for a pars fracture to heal after 6 months of being misdiagnosed. It was unilateral now it bi. Very depressed. I'm to young for this.22?
Yes, can heal: Yes, your body can heal a fracture but you will need a brace for a time. Also you will need to temporarily stop the activity associated with the fracture, such as athletics -- so that healing can evolve. Please discuss with your orthopedist or physical medicine and rehab physician. If depressed, you may need treatment for this also -- your doctor can help you get this assistance. ...Read more
What to do if i'm depressed fracture involving lateral tibial plateau, grade-iii tear involving anterior horn of lateral miniscus?
Find activities: To engage in while you are laid up. Enjoy the company of others. And above all else, comply with your orthopedic surgeons directions. Take care. ...Read more
Surgery or nothing: As a rule of thumb - if the amount of depression is more than the thickness of the skull then the fracture should be elevated. In cosmetic areas, e.g. The forehead where any amount of depression stands out the indication for surgery can be earlier. Open wounds over the fracture and bone injuring the underlying brain also require surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a forceps birth and got a ping pong fracture which left me with a depression on left parietal bone, is it possible that i suffered brain damage?
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
Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more
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