Managing the pediatric facial fracture

Craniomaxillofac Trauma Reconstr. 2009 May;2(2):77-83. doi: 10.1055/s-0029-1202592.


Facial fracture management is often complex and demanding, particularly within the pediatric population. Although facial fractures in this group are uncommon relative to their incidence in adult counterparts, a thorough understanding of issues relevant to pediatric facial fracture management is critical to optimal long-term success. Here, we discuss several issues germane to pediatric facial fractures and review significant factors in their evaluation, diagnosis, and management.

Keywords: Pediatric facial fracture management.