Tympanic plate fracture from mandibular trauma

J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1985 Apr;43(4):292-4. doi: 10.1016/0278-2391(85)90291-5.


A case in which trauma to the mandibular midline resulting in posterior displacement of the left condyle and subsequent fracture of the tympanic plate is presented. Use of computed tomography was helpful in confirming the presence of the injury.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Mandibular Condyle / injuries*
  • Mandibular Fractures / complications*
  • Petrous Bone / injuries*
  • Skull Fractures / etiology*