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Authors: Carl-Peter Cornelius, Nils Gellrich, Søren Hillerup, Kenji Kusumoto, Warren Schubert

Midface - Palatoalveolar, simple injury - Observation

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Observation may be considered in a compliant patient, where a fracture line without displacement is noted on the CT, the fracture is stable, and the occlusion is normal.


Note: this situation is fairly uncommon.

v1.0 2009-12-03