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National Journal of Maxillofacial Surgery
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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 47-50

Single miniplate osteosynthesis in angle fracture

1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, C.S.M. Medical University (Erstwhile K.G. Medical College), Lucknow, India
2 Department of Dentistry, Era Medical College, Lucknow, India

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R K Singh
BDS IInd Year Student, Carrier Dental College, Lucknow
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0975-5950.85853

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Aim: The present study was designed to study the feasibility of single miniplate osteosynthesis in the fracture of angle of mandible. Materials and Methods: in this study 110 patient were included and treated with single miniplate osteosynthesis at upper border along champy's line of osteosynthesis. Results: All the cases were treated successfully, common complications which we have observed in this study, cosmetic disfigurement, delayed union, infection, wound dehiscence and paresthesia. Conclusion: Single miniplate fixation in unfavorable fracture is questionable and hence these fracture require some alternative method (locking plate, etc.) for fixation.

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