Executive Editor: Marcelo Figari, Gregorio Sánchez Aniceto

General Editor: Daniel Buchbinder

Authors: Ricardo Cienfuegos, Carl-Peter Cornelius, Edward Ellis III, George Kushner

Mandible - Angle and ramus, simple

General considerations

Treatment of angle fractures remains controversial.

Open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) is usually the method of choice for unfavorable simple angle fractures to avoid postreduction displacement of the fragments and inconvenience of MMF.

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