Upper airway obstruction in a panfacial fracture

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2018-01-01

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Colombo, Luara Teixeira [UNESP]
Mulinari-Santos, Gabriel [UNESP]
Souza, Francisley Ávila [UNESP]

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Panfacial fractures are considered the most aggressive and complex facial fracture, and most of them are the results of a high energy trauma. Therefore, a clinical report of a male patient with a panfacial fracture and Richards type 3 fracture resulting in an airway obstruction is presented. This type of fracture can promote an upper airway obstruction, which needs a correct and fast diagnosis to the life support of the patient.

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Airway obstruction, Facial trauma, Panfacial fracture

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Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, v. 29, n. 8, p. E774-, 2018.