Craniofacial Injuries

The prevalence of sports-related facial injuries has increased over the past several years, accounting for up to one third of all facial injuries encountered by maxillofacial specialists according to recent studies. Thus, the ability to care for an athlete suffering facial trauma has become an important part of sideline coverage. In this entry, we will discuss key components of the evaluation and management of the most common facial injuries.

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