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2Nonunion

Nonunion

The occlusion was reestablished with MMF and a miniplate placed along the superior border to maintain the position of the proximal segment after pushing it posteriorly and superiorly to see the condyle. A reconstruction plate was then adapted and secured to provide load-bearing fixation across the fracture gap. Once the occlusion was verified by releasing MMF, the miniplate was removed.