Imaging of facial trauma

Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. Jul-Aug 1997;26(4):153-84. doi: 10.1016/s0363-0188(97)90010-4.


Severe facial fractures produce a variety of radiographic and CT abnormalities. Careful evaluation of plain films and any CT images should allow rapid and accurate diagnosis of the extent of injury. Table 3 summarizes the radiographic findings seen in the severe mid facial fractures.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Facial Injuries / classification
  • Facial Injuries / diagnostic imaging*
  • Fractures, Bone / classification
  • Fractures, Bone / diagnostic imaging
  • Humans
  • Maxillofacial Injuries / diagnostic imaging*
  • Radiography, Panoramic
  • Tomography, Emission-Computed
  • Tomography, X-Ray