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Fig. 1 | Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes

Fig. 1

From: Maxillofacial injuries in severely injured patients

Fig. 1

A 37-years-old patient who was hit by a pipe through the car windscreen. As a result, the patient suffered, beside a fracture of the mandibular, severe cervical (destruction of the larynx, cervical spine fractures, thyroid gland and esophagus lesion), and chest trauma (serial rib fracture, lung contusion, clavicles fracture, soft tissue emphysema). The initial treatment of the mandibular fracture within the trauma room included provisional bony stabilization. Definitive treatment was carried out after stabilization of the patient three days after trauma (Fig. 2)

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