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Concomitant injuries in maxillofacial fractures from head and neck division of surgery department at Dr. Sutomo General Hospital, Surabaya, Indonesia in 2015-2016 period

  • Marjono Dwi Wibowo ,

Abstract

Introduction:  Maxillofacial fractures were caused most by traffic accidents. This study aims to know about concomitant trauma in maxillofacial fractures.

Method: Observational descriptive study to evaluate maxillofacial fracture patients in Head and Neck Division of Surgery Department, Dr Sutomo Hospital between 2015 – 2016.

Result: Distribution of maxillofacial fracture patients in 2015 - 2016 based on sex, data on male patients was 77.52%. In 2015 male compared to female 70.5%, increased in 2016 male compared to female 83.82%. The side of fracture found midface fracture 48%, lower face 30.2% and combination mid and lower face 21.7%. Data on maxillofacial trauma with concomitant trauma were 46.5%. Concomitant injury in 2015 was 36.06% and in 2016 as many as 55.88% where there was an increase in cases of concomitant trauma. In 2015 there were 63.63% of the accompanying brain injuries, while in 2016 there were 42.1% brain injuries, where the trauma outside the brain injury also increased.

Conclusion: Incidence of concomitant injuries in maxillofacial fractures is 46,5 %, and head injury found 50 % in concomitant injuries. The cause of traffic accidents were motorcycles. 

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Wibowo, M. D. (2019). Concomitant injuries in maxillofacial fractures from head and neck division of surgery department at Dr. Sutomo General Hospital, Surabaya, Indonesia in 2015-2016 period. Bali Medical Journal, 8(3), S812-S814. https://doi.org/10.15562/bmj.v8i3.1552

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