Deepa Kamath G, Rejedra Desai, KSN Siva Bharani, Amith KP* and Gautam T
College of Dental Sciences, India
*Corresponding Author: Amith KP, College of Dental Sciences, India.
Received: August 24, 2022; Published: September 14, 2022
In developing countries like India where still large mass people are not much aware about the safety measure to protect head and neck region. High proportions of maxillofacial trauma have been noted at triage of casualty till date, however due to the absence of expertise of maxillofacial region to diagnose a maxillofacial trauma which posing airway obstruction in fracture of mandible and other serious injuries in maxillofacial area. Tongue blade test being unique, quick and fairly accurate in diagnosing fracture in maxillofacial region and could be compared with imaging modalities post stabilization of injured patient. It can be performed easily by clinician who is not having expertise in maxillofacial region and paramedical staff who are in the triage area.
Keywords: Computed Tomography (CT); Mandibular Fracture; Tongue Blade; Orthopantamograph; Road Traffic Accidents (RTA); Lefort Fracture; Zygomatic Fracture
Citation: Amith KP., et al. “Detection of Maxillofacial Fractures at Primary Trauma Care Centres using Simple Tool - Wooden Bite Blade”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 6.10 (2022): 15-18.
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