Two Point Fixation in ZMC Fracture–A Case Report

  • Akshay Kumar Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, CH BSF Srinagar, India.
  • Abhigyan Manas Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Career Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Lucknow, India.
  • Deepak Singh Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Career Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Lucknow, India.
  • Shishir Dhar Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, GMC, Saharanpur, India.
  • Amit Kumar Verma Prosthodontist and Oral Implantologist, ESIC Hospital, Behrampur, Bengal, India.
  • Pramod Kumar Yadav Department of Periodontics and Community Dentistry, Dr. Z. A. Dental College AMU Aligarh, India.
Keywords: AO, Fracture, Fixation, Mimiplate

Abstract

Tripod fractures constitute of zygomatic bone and its four articulations viz; frontal bone, maxillary bone, sphenoid bone and temporal bone. Whenever a Tripod fracture happens,one or more of these articulations are interrupted. Personal altercations, Assaults, Road traffic accidents are the common causes leading to fracture of the zygomatic bone.The zygomatico-maxillary complex is one of the principle buttress of the face and helps in transmitting the occlusal forces to the skull base. Anatomic disfigurement caused by zygomatic fracture warrants intervention tore establish facial symmetry. It is most predictably restored to pre morbid condition by ORIF and AO (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen) miniplate osteosynthesis has proven to be an invaluable aid when used in severe cranio-maxillo-facial trauma.

Published
2020-04-20