Imaging of maxillofacial injuries serves as the principal means of qualifying the clinical diagnosis. Imaging assists in treatment planning of comprehensive surgical repair. The use of more invasive means of providing stable fixation of facial fractures has increased the demands made on fracture imaging. Clinical decision making depends on a thorough understanding of the clinical findings in an injury and its anatomic features as delineated on imaging.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||Radiologic Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1993|