A new proposal of classification of zygomatic arch fractures


Oezyazgan I. , Guenay G. K. , Eskitascioglu T. , Oezkoese M., Coruh A.

JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.65, no.3, pp.462-469, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 65 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.joms2005.12.079
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.462-469

Abstract

Purpose: Among facial fractures, zygomatic arch fractures occur rather frequently. Facial fractures have recently been classified in fine detail according to computed tomographic findings. Nevertheless, there exists no classification of the zygomatic arch fracture, which has a physiognomically important place, to provide guidance for treatment. We aimed to make a detailed classification of zygomatic fractures in various shapes, which does not exist in the literature, and to form an algorithm for treatment.