Doctor insights on: Zygomatic arch fracture surgery
Maxillofacial: You may need to be evaluated by a plastic or maxillofacial surgeon. ...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: 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
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?
Overlooked zygomatic fracture: 3y ago eye: ok v2 nerve area:90% of normal feeling. Re-fracture surgery possible? Any chance to full recover of v2?
Probably a cyst: This is probably a small cyst although you cannot make a diagnosis without an examination. Please see your dermatologist. ...Read more
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
Mild burning around infra-orbital nerve area, NOT paroxysmal or neuralgic but tender, also tension on the zygomatic arch. 3 months now.
Since surgery to fix 5th met fracture rt foot I have severe numbness and foot always frigid cant warm it what is the problem?
Surgery on infected, broken bones in foot 3 weeks ago. Pain was under control and swelling was decreasing. Now it has doubled in size and painful?
I had surgery for displaced fractures of metatarsal 2 and 3. does my foot need to be immobile? I have a boot and was advised that weight bearing ok
What are the pros and cons of late surgery (5 weeks since accident) on the talus bone? 3 other fractures in the foot (cuboid and 2 metatarsals).
Talus fracture: If your orthopaedic surgeon is recommending operative treatment of your talus 5 weeks after surgery it is likely that it may be displaced and require realignment. A displaced talus fracture that is not treated will likely result in pain, disability, and progression to arthritis. At 5 weeks after injury it may be difficult to properly align the talus but it can be done. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a forth and fifth metatarsel fracture since about oct.18. Do I need surgery? It still hurts no money who can help? I was released for work after two weeks of home time with foot elevated but it just got worst as I was working. Went back to emer
If my fractured sesamoud bone-foot- needs to be removed, will waiting 6 months make the surgery more difficult or increase the risk of complication?
I just had surgery on my foot. 2 days later I developed fracture blisters and a strep infection. Are these related to the surgery?
Doctor I have a Jones fracture in my right foot. I did not get surgery. How long would you say I would have to rehab to be back playing bball?
6-10 weeks: Assuming the fracture heals over 6 weeks, then you'll need 6-10 weeks of rehab before playing bball. ...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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