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
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.
Though uncommon, nondisplaced simple palatoalveolar fractures can be managed by observation only.