The Early Zygomatic Malunion



Fractures of the zygomatic bone represent a heterogeneous population. Management varies accordingly, and satisfactory outcomes can be very challenging. Imperfect reduction is common following incomplete healing and remodelling of the bone. This chapter discusses an array of techniques which may be required to effect an acceptable result.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryRoyal London HospitalLondonUK

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