Executive Editor: Edward Ellis III, Kazuo Shimozato General Editor: Daniel Buchbinder
Authors: Carl-Peter Cornelius, Nils Gellrich, Søren Hillerup, Kenji Kusumoto, Warren Schubert
All Reductions & Fixations
It is unlikely that a complex palatal fracture presents without displacement, and with stability and normal occlusion. There is a significant risk of fistula formation. For this reason observation alone is unlikely to be a good choice.
Complex palatoalveolar injuries are rarely amenable to observation.