Miniplate fixation osteosynthesis of isolated mandibular symphyseal fracture without involvement of bilateral condyle in a helmet wearer

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    • Karthik Shunmugavelu Consultant Dental Surgeon, Department of dentistry and faciomaxillary surgery, Kasthuri Multispeciality Hospital, West Tambaram, Chennai-600045, Tamilnadu, Indiadrkarthiks1981@gmail.com0091-9789885622
    • Kumaravel Subramaniam Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Department of dentistry and faciomaxillary surgery, K.P Multispeciality Hospital, Nanganallur, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.
  • Mandible, Titanium, Fracture, Minplate, Osteosynthesis
  • A peculiar case of vertical mandibular symphyseal fracture in a helmet wearer has been presented. Under general anesthesia, fracture site was exposed through intraoral mandibular labial vestibule incision. Open reduction and internal fixation was done with two four holed titanium miniplates and screws. Healing was uneventful. Complete recovery was found after 6 months.

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    Shunmugavelu, K., & Subramaniam, K. (2016). Miniplate fixation osteosynthesis of isolated mandibular symphyseal fracture without involvement of bilateral condyle in a helmet wearer. International Journal of Dental Research, 5(1), 1-3.