RETROSPECTIVE CLINIC STUDY OF MANDIBULAR FRACTURES CAUSES BY SPORTS INJURIES

Alberto Benedetti, Krste Tanushevski

The retrospective clinic study was conducted from May, 2006 to November, 2010, at the Clinic for Maxillofacial Surgery in Skopje, Macedonia. In our study there were 12 patients registered (9 male and 3 female) with a fracture of the lower jaw, caused by sports injuries. The aim of this study is to determine occurrence of fractures of the lower jaw in terms of gender, age, the type of the fracture and the number of days that patient stayed in the hospital. For processing the results we used Statistica for Windows 7.0. Results show us dominance of male in the second decade of their lives. Most of the fractures are located in the angle of the lower jaw.

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