Med J Tabriz Uni Med Sciences Health Services. 2016;38(1): 62-67.
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Etiology of Mid Face Fractures in Patients Referred to Imam Reza Teaching Hospital in 2013

Farrokh Farhadi 1, Rana Jahanshahi 2, Ali Zarandi 3*

1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
2 Dentist
3 Department of Periodontics, School of Dentistry, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
*Corresponding Author: Email: dr.alizarandi@gmail.com


Background & Objectives: Trauma is known as one of the most cause of mortality. Face is directly exposed to the various injuries of its soft tissue and bones structures. The aim of this study was the evaluation of etiology of mid faces fractures in patients. Material and Methods: This research designed as a cross-sectional study and 64 patients which were referred to the department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of Imam Reza teaching hospital were selected. All data were recorded in the special forms as retrospective manner. Data included age, gender, treatment type and symptoms of the trauma. Results were analyzed by descriptive statistics (mean and standard deviation and percent -frequency). Results: Among 64 patients, 51.6% of fractures were related to the accidents. 87.5% of the patients were male in which most fractures occurred at mean age of 32.2±13.8 with frequency of 35.9%. Most of the fractures happened in spring and summer. Conclusion: The most common injured site was zygoma bone with the frequency of 87/5%.
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Submitted: 26 Apr 2016
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