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Bone Suture in Management of Mandibular Degloving Injury

A Rahpeyma, S Khajeahmadi

Abstract


Traumatic degloving injuries of the mandible are rare intraoral soft tissue traumas. A simple review of the medical literature shows that no article up to this date has reported the prevalence of the degloving injuries of the mandible. Moreover, the highest incidence of mandibular degloving injuries is reported in children and young adults. In this article, the author describes the mandibular degloving injury, characterized by the separation of periosteum and soft tissues of the anterior buccal side of the mandible, and the bone suture technique. This article outlines that a correct diagnostic assessment and appropriate treatment plan can reduce the complications after mandibular degloving injuries.

Key words: Bone suture, degloving, mandible, trauma




http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2006-8808.118622
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