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Mandibular fracture after gunshot injury: a case report

Fratura mandibular após injúria por projétil de arma de fogo: relato de caso clínico

Siqueira, Patrícia; Carvalho, Pedro Henrique; Duarte, Bruno Gomes; Júnior, Vitor Monteiro Novaes; Bissonho, Carlos Victor Ferreira; Roter, Marcello

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Abstract

The mandibular fractures represent the second type most common among all fractures of the facial skeleton. Currently, with the increase of violence in big cities, there was also an increase in fractures caused by gunshots wounds in citizens, making it necessary to study their development of protocols for diagnosis and treatment of these patients. The present paper presents a case of mandibular fractures by firearms.

Keywords

Oral surgery, mandibular fracture, fractures by firearms.

Resumo

As fraturas mandibulares correspondem ao segundo tipo mais comum dentre as fraturas do esqueleto facial. Atualmente, com o incremento da violência nos grandes centros urbanos, houve também um aumento de fraturas decorrentes de armas de fogo em civis, tornando-se necessário o seu estudo para elaboração de protocolos de diagnóstico e tratamento desses pacientes. O presente trabalho visa apresentar um caso clínico de fratura de mandíbula por arma de fogo.

Palavras-chave

Cirurgia oral, fratura de mandíbula, fratura por arma de fogo.

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