Surgical Management of Complex Midfacial Fractures

Amit Kochhar, Patrick J. Byrne

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This article presents an overview of surgical management for complex midfacial fractures for the practicing otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon. Discussion includes the important anatomic relationships; pathophysiology; clinical features; pertinent physical examination findings; imaging; surgical approaches; and techniques for repair of zygomaticomaxillary complex, orbital, naso-orbital-ethmoid, and Le Fort fractures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)759-778
Number of pages20
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 1 2013


  • Le Fort fracture
  • Midface fracture
  • Naso-orbital-ethmoid
  • Orbit
  • Trauma
  • Zygomaticomaxillary complex

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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