Iatrogenic fracture of right angle and left sub condyle in a 50 year old male: A case report

Authors : Richa Wadhawan, Richa Wadhawan, Sushma Mishra, Sushma Mishra, Niharika Kumari, Niharika Kumari, Suneel Kumar Gupta, Suneel Kumar Gupta, Sabanaz Mansuri, Sabanaz Mansuri, Laishram Memory Devi, Laishram Memory Devi

DOI : 10.18231/j.ijohd.2021.044

Volume : 7

Issue : 3

Year : 2021

Page No : 219-222

Iatrogenic errors during exodontias includes trismus, alveolar osteitis, postoperative infection, hemorrhage, oro-antral communication, damage to adjacent teeth, displaced teeth, and fractures.While doing extraction chances of occurrence of fracture of mandible is fortuitously rare, but is under-reported. These fractures could occur in the intra-operative or postoperative period and can cause significant distress to the patient and the practitioner. This case report addresses the incidence of mandibular fracture in a 50-year-old male and various surgical treatment modalities and ways of prevention are discussed.

Keywords: Exodontia, Complications, Mandible, Iatrogenic fracture

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