Mandible Fracture


General Information

Pathophysiology

History

Physical exam

Diagnostic imaging

Remember to:

Acute Treatment

  1. Primary Survey = ABCDE
  2. R/O C-spine injury
  3. OMFS / ENT consult
  4. Antibiotics for all open fractures

Definitive Treatment
(Consult OMFS / ENT)

  1. Closed reduction / fixation
  2.  Open reduction with internal fixation

Disposition

  1. Admit:
  2. Otherwise D/C with MD & ENT F/U in 1-2d, soft diet
  3. Followup