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Open Repair Of Hard Palate Or Cheekbone Fracture Lefort
Residents evaluate: Best trauma centres are managed by residents, they evaluate first and call the attending surgeons if surgery is needed, most of the time have to wait till swelling goes down, some time it takes wks, . ...Read more
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
Depends on location: depending on the location and extent of the fracture, numbness of the cheek and bruising /swelling of the cheek and possibly gums/lining of the mouth are possible. You could have loose teeth, issues with the eye on that side, changes in how the teeth fit together and even sinus issues. You could have a depression of the cheek too. You should really discuss with your facial surgeon ...Read more
Maxilla fracture: The answer to your question depends. Such an injury may case pain, misaligned teeth, broken or missing teeth, bruising, swelling, or nose bleeds. These are normally caused by trauma and they can be quite serious! I highly recommend you get some personal medical attention for this problem immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Open fracture repair: Fractures can be treated closed (without an incision) or open (with a formal incision at surgery). There are pluses and minuses of each and the path taken depends on the location of the fracture, displaced or nondisplaced, type of fracture, and surgeon preference. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Plating broken bones: Multiple rib fractures may compromise respiratory function, or a non-healing rib fracture may cause continuing pain. These conditions can sometimes be helped by cutting down to the rib and stabilizing it by screwing on a plate made of metal or other material. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
How long does it take for a 14 year old to play golf again after a open repair of a clavicle fracture?
Depends: Depends upon how severe the injury and the extent of the repair.Your orthopedic surgeon can give the best answer to the question. May take several months to full recovery. ...Read more
Dark gray #14 tooth. Bump between hard palate and maxilla bone. No tooth pain. Hurts to press hard on bump. No discoloration of palate. Bump is spongy?
Abcesses: It sounds like you may have an abcess. The fact that your tooth is discolored is consistent with this finding. The tooth may be non-vital ("dead"), and the pain and sponginess may be due to the abcess enlarging and the pus attempting to exit from under the tissues that cover the hard palate. Contact your dds as soon as possible and keep the area clean. Warm salt water rinses should help today. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How much space should there be between your hard palate of your maxilla and your soft palate of your mandible?
Hard Collision of someone else's head on my cheekbone it's swollen, tender and bruising. (Pain persists) Is there a possibility for a small fracture?
Yes: yes, there is a possibility for a small fracture with that kind of hit. I would see my local MD to evaluate the area. No worries ...Read more
I fell very hard on my zygo cheekbone 3 weeks ago. X-rays show no fracture or dislocation, but still seems bigger than other cheek. Still healing?
Contusion: Probable swelling in the muscle and soft tissue in the cheek from bleeding from the trauma, Should go away with time soon. ...Read more
My top tooth got fractured at the crown and the roots werestuck in my palate. I got it extracted as i was in a lot of pain.Can you confirm if this was the pain I have had?
I have just had a top tooth taken out and it was fractured y was this not seen on xray@ this cld of been cause of palate pain i had been having?
Redline on top gum with white patches had palate sorness had 3teeth out abces@ fractured tooth now high tooth infection gota have biopsy any answers ?
Could you tell me what occulsal X-ray is? And can occulsal X-ray take good picuture of upper palate to detect any fracture at #1? At midline?
A fracture in the upper palate or the skull base was suspected due to the oral surgery. Instead of getting inferior view of the mandilble, the ER took panoramic X-ray of the teeth. Is this right?
A fracture in the upper palate or skull base was suspected due to the oral surgery. Instead of looking at the inferior view of the mandilble, the ER took panoramic X-ray of the teeth. Is this right?
What are symptoms for hairline fractures In the cheekbone. Can that be diagnosed without a X-ray?
If you had: a traumatic event to your cheekbone (zygomatic arch), then you may have a fracture that should show up on facial X-rays after 1-2 weeks. Persistent pain in specific location on examination of the arch as well as facial asymmetry/ abnormal indentation, etc. It's more common for the orbital bone to fracture during a traumatic fall/ accident. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I suffered from a fractured cheekbone and had surgery, however the numbness is driving me mad, can I do anything to help the nerve endings recover?
Time.: Unfortunately there is nothing more to do than wait. Peripheral nerves are very slow to regenerate. ...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