Zygomatic maxillary complex fracture- A traumatic cause of trismus treated with coronoidotomy

Authors

  • Md. Kaleem Ansari Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Dental College, Aligarh Muslim University
  • Anupriya L Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Dental College, Aligarh Muslim University
  • Marimuthu P Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Dental College, Aligarh Muslim University
  • Syed Sayeed Ahmed Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Dental College, Aligarh Muslim University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52977/ujmfs.2021.1.3.0

Abstract

Post traumatic restriction of mouth opening after fractured mandible or midface is a common complication. Though various conservative management are being practiced, treating the cause for the hindrance of mouth opening is very important for a sustained long term outcome. Here, we are reporting a case of zygomatic maxillary complex fracture with the chief complaint of reduced mouth opening. The patient was treated by intra-oral coronoidotomy. Mouth opening increased from 9 mm to 36.5mm. Hence coronoidotomy or coronoidectomy should be considered during management of trismus due to various reasons like Oral sub mucous fibrosis, coronoid hyperplasia and zygomatic ankylosis with the mandible.

Author Biographies

Md. Kaleem Ansari , Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Dental College, Aligarh Muslim University

Assistant Professor

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Anupriya L, Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Dental College, Aligarh Muslim University

Junior Resident,

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,

Marimuthu P, Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Dental College, Aligarh Muslim University

JR II,  Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Syed Sayeed Ahmed, Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Dental College, Aligarh Muslim University

Professor,

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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2021-10-30

How to Cite

ANSARI, M. K. ., L, A., Marimuthu P, & Ahmed, S. S. (2021). Zygomatic maxillary complex fracture- A traumatic cause of trismus treated with coronoidotomy. UNIVERSITY JOURNAL MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY AND ORAL SCIENCES, 1(3). https://doi.org/10.52977/ujmfs.2021.1.3.0