1,717 results match your criteria Facial Soft Tissue Injuries


Wiad Lek 2021 ;74(6):1463-1468


Objective: The aim: To study the effectiveness of correction of psycho-emotional stress in children with traumatic injuries of the tissues of the maxillofacial area.

Patients And Methods: Materials and methods: A comprehensive examination and treatment of 58 children aged 3 to 15 years with traumatic injuries of the maxillofacial area were conducted during the period of 5 years. This applied to soft tissue injuries in 51. Read More

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January 2021

Bilateral Periprosthetic Knee Fracture with the Right Floating Total Knee and Left Periprosthetic Patella Fracture Management Strategy: A Case Report.

J Orthop Case Rep 2021 Feb;11(2):1-5

Department of Orthopaedics, Max Super Speciality Hospital, 108 A, I.P. Extension, Patparganj, New Delhi, India.

Introduction: Periprosthetic fractures (PPFs) in total knee replacement are an uncommon condition. The floating knee injury around total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is even rare and poses challenges in management. Incidence is increasing due to growing primary joint arthroplasties and revision procedures. Read More

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February 2021

Healing of a large avulsed mandibular bony segment: report of a unique case.

Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2021 Jun 5. Epub 2021 Jun 5.

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, King Edward Medical University/Mayo Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.

This case report puts an emphasis on retaining and re-fixing any avulsed bony segments in the maxillofacial region and maintaining the periosteal layer whenever possible, especially in young patients. Adequate bony fixation and watertight soft tissue closure are vital components for bone healing. The healing potential of facial bones is much higher as compared to the long bones, due to the superior blood supply. Read More

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Fracture heat map of the facial skull demonstrates a danger zone of concomitant cervical spine injuries.

Sci Rep 2021 Jun 7;11(1):11989. Epub 2021 Jun 7.

Department of Oral- and Maxillofacial Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, Dortmund General Hospital, Muensterstrasse 240, 44145, Dortmund, Germany.

Concomitant maxillofacial and cervical spine injuries occur in 0.8-12% of the cases. We examined the relation of injury localization and the probability of cervical spine fracture. Read More

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Phototherapy and Tailored Brushing Method. Personalized Oral Care in Patients with Facial and Dental Trauma. A Report of a Case.

Healthcare (Basel) 2021 May 11;9(5). Epub 2021 May 11.

Department of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Via Caserta 6, 00161 Rome, Italy.

(1) Background: Traumatic dental injuries are frequent in children and young adults. The facial structures involved in dental trauma may include soft tissues of the face and mouth, bone and dental structures. Dental trauma often results in augmented dental anxiety. Read More

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Bean Bag Projectile Causing Ocular Compartment Syndrome, Intracranial Hemorrhage, and Facial Fractures.

J Emerg Med 2021 May 20. Epub 2021 May 20.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Sharp Grossmont Hospital, La Mesa, California.

Background: Bean bag rounds are a commonly used nonlethal projectile. Although they are generally reported to cause mild to moderate soft tissue injury, the potential for more serious injuries is only partially explored and may even be underappreciated. Injuries to the face, eyes, and head and their potential to inflict serious consequences, or even fatalities, are not well established. Read More

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Radiation-Induced Soft Tissue Injuries in Patients With Advanced Mandibular Osteoradionecrosis: A Preliminary Evaluation and Management of Various Soft Tissue Problems Around Radiation-Induced Osteonecrosis Lesions.

Front Oncol 2021 28;11:641061. Epub 2021 Apr 28.

Department of Oral Maxillofacial-Head and Neck Oncology, Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China.

Objectives: Radiation-induced soft-tissue injuries (STIs) in mandibular osteoradionecrosis (ORN) are not well studied regarding their correlations with nearby bone lesions. The aim of this study is to investigate the severity of radiation-induced STIs in advanced mandibular ORN and its relationship with hard-tissue damage and postoperative outcomes.

Methods: A retrospective study was performed in our institution from January 2017 to December 2019. Read More

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Facial Soft Tissue Injuries in Pediatric Patients.

Facial Plast Surg 2021 May 14. Epub 2021 May 14.

Department of Otolaryngology, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, Brooklyn, New York.

Soft tissue injuries of the head and neck are a common reason for medical evaluation and treatment in pediatric populations with some unique and important considerations when compared with adults. The incidence and type of injuries continue to evolve with the adoption of new safety measures, technology advancements, and education of the general population. The goal of this article is to provide the reader with a thorough understanding of the evaluation and management of pediatric soft tissue trauma including the initial workup, physical examination, appropriateness of antimicrobial therapy, and setting for surgical repair. Read More

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Mechanisms of Soft Tissue Injury.

Facial Plast Surg 2021 May 14. Epub 2021 May 14.

Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Soft tissue trauma to the face is challenging to manage due to functional and aesthetic concerns. Management requires careful regional considerations to maintain function such as visual fields and oral competence in periorbital and perioral injuries, respectively. Basic wound management principles apply to facial soft tissue injuries including copious irrigation and tension-free closure. Read More

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Diseases of the Eyelids and Orbit.

Med Clin North Am 2021 May 2;105(3):551-562. Epub 2021 Apr 2.

Department of Ophthalmology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Box 359608, 325 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA.

The eyelids and orbit encompass intricate bony and soft tissue structures that work harmoniously in concert to protect, support, and nourish the eye in order to facilitate and maintain its function. Insult to periorbital and orbital anatomy can compromise orbital and ocular homeostasis. This article provides a foundational overview of eyelid and orbital anatomy, as well as common and key disorders that may confront internists and medical subspecialists. Read More

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Traumatic dislocation of the eye into the maxillary sinus: Case report and literature review.

J Forensic Sci 2021 Apr 25. Epub 2021 Apr 25.

Institute of Forensic Medicine, University Hospital Ostrava, Ostrava, Czech Republic.

Traumatic dislocation of the eye is usually encountered in high-energy injuries. These include traffic accidents, accidents at work, sporting accidents, falling from a height, impact of the hooves or horns of animals, gunshot injuries, and physical assault. Such incidents are accompanied by facial soft tissue damage and injuries to the facial skeleton, especially the orbit, and can be associated with varying degrees of dislocation of the eye. Read More

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Face Transplant: Current Update and First Canadian Experience.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2021 May;147(5):1177-1188

From Maisonneuve Rosemont Hospital.

Summary: Facial vascularized composite allotransplantation has emerged as a groundbreaking reconstructive solution for patients with severely disfiguring facial injuries. The authors report on the first Canadian face transplant. A 64-year-old man sustained a gunshot wound, which resulted in extensive midface bony and soft-tissue damage involving the lower two-thirds of the face. Read More

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Patterns of Craniomaxillofacial Trauma After E-Scooter Accidents in Germany.

J Craniofac Surg 2021 Jun;32(4):1587-1589

Department of Oral, Cranio-Maxillofacial and Plastic Facial Surgery.

Introduction: E-Scooters are trending as an individual transport vehicle with electric drive in Germany. But there is less data about the frequency, demographic details and possible injuries and therapy needs in context with E-scooter accidents. Therefore, the primary aim of this study was to analyze the frequency and the characteristics of facial trauma as well as the consecutive hospitalization and management after injuries with E-scooters in a German clinic specialized in craniomaxillofacial surgery. Read More

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Soft Tissue Trauma to the Nose: Management and Special Considerations.

Facial Plast Surg 2021 Apr 14. Epub 2021 Apr 14.

Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts.

The nose is one of the most common sites of facial injury due to its prominence and anatomical placement. Given its intricate anatomy, function, and high visibility, it also proves to be one of the most complex regions for repair. We provide a review of the management of soft tissue injuries to the nose, including the various reconstructive tools available and adjunctive wound care measures. Read More

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A case report of reconstruction of ocular and complete upper eyelid avulsion with severe facial soft tissue injuries using anterolateral thigh free flap.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2021 May 1;82:105856. Epub 2021 Apr 1.

Reconstructive Microsurgery Section, Division of Plastic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia, Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Introduction And Importance: Ocular injury is second mostly caused by motor vehicle accident (MVA) and often leads to severe ocular injury even to visual loss and various aesthetic problems. The outcome is determined by the magnitude of the initial damage and treatment availability. Treating ocular and facial injury due to MVA is challenging given the scope of the damage and may result in various outcomes. Read More

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COVID-19 social-distancing measures altered the epidemiology of facial injury: a United Kingdom-Australia comparative study.

Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2021 05 11;59(4):454-459. Epub 2020 Sep 11.

Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, NHS Trust, UK.

The purpose of this study was to undertake a retrospective cross-sectional analysis to compare the frequency and characteristics of facial injury presentations at a UK and an Australian tertiary referral hospital during the implementation of COVID-19 social-distancing measures. The primary predictor variables were a heterogeneous set of factors grouped into logical categories: demographics, injury mechanisms and site, and management. The primary outcome variable was the presentation of a hard or soft tissue facial injury. Read More

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[Clinical effects of pre-expanded anterior perforator flap of transverse cervical artery and pre-expanded thoracic random flap in reconstructing extensive facial and cervical scar in relay].

Zhonghua Shao Shang Za Zhi 2021 Apr;37(4):350-355

Department of Burns & Plastic Surgery, Institute of Burns, the Fourth Medical Center, PLA General Hospital, Beijing 100048, China.

To explore the clinical effects of pre-expanded anterior perforator flap of transverse cervical artery in extensive facial and cervical scar reconstruction and contralateral pre-expanded thoracic random flap in relay in donor site repair. A retrospective cohort study was conducted. From May 2008 to December 2018, 10 patients with extensive facial and cervical scar after burns were treated in the Fourth Medical Center of PLA General Hospital, including 8 males and 2 females, aged 10-55 years. Read More

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Periorbital Soft Tissue Trauma.

Facial Plast Surg 2021 Mar 3. Epub 2021 Mar 3.

Department of Ophthalmology and Medical Education, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York.

Eyelid trauma occurs across a broad spectrum of pathology, ranging from simple periorbital lacerations to severe, vision-threatening injuries requiring expert oculoplastic consultation. Any injury, no matter how benign, is also inherently cosmetically sensitive, further adding to the reconstructive challenge. In this review, we discuss the anatomy of the eyelid and develop an understanding of evaluating for signs of more serious, potentially occult, trauma. Read More

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Management of Acute Facial Nerve and Parotid Injuries.

Facial Plast Surg 2021 Mar 1. Epub 2021 Mar 1.

Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Acute soft tissue trauma to the head and neck is a common reason for emergency department presentation and should be appropriately evaluated by a facial plastic surgeon. The evaluation of a patient who has suffered facial trauma should always include a comprehensive facial nerve exam and carry a low threshold of suspicion for parotid duct injury when involving the cheek. Injuries to the facial nerve and parotid duct can result in significant long-term functional, cosmetic, and emotional morbidity, particularly when diagnosis is delayed. Read More

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[Primary Reconstruction of Lacrimal Ducts after Trauma - Bicanaliculonasal Intubation Using Autostable Tubes].

Laryngorhinootologie 2021 03 26;100(3):211-216. Epub 2021 Feb 26.

Universitätsklinik und Poliklinik für Augenheilkunde, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Halle (Saale).

Trauma of the medial canthal region can affect all parts of the lacrimal ducts. Depending on the patient's age, there may be different mechanisms of injury. Surgical reconstruction using two autostable ("self-retaining") monocanaliculonasal lacrimal tubes is demonstrated by two case reports. Read More

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Mechanisms of Soft Tissue Injury and Repair from Ballistics.

Jose E Barrera

Facial Plast Surg 2021 Feb 25. Epub 2021 Feb 25.

Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland.

Projectile injuries to the face deserve particular attention to evaluate for involvement of critical structures and functional elements and treat the devastating effects on facial aesthetics. Ballistic trauma to the maxillofacial region often has significant soft tissue and bony defects, creating a greater challenge to the reconstructive surgeon. The main goals of treatment of projectile injuries to the face are decreasing the amount of contaminants and nonviable tissue at the site, ensuring functionality, and restoring aesthetic appearance. Read More

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February 2021

Injury incidence and patterns associated with electric scooter accidents in a major metropolitan city.

Clin Imaging 2021 Jun 10;74:163-168. Epub 2021 Feb 10.

Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Indiana University School of Medicine, 550 N. University Blvd., Room 0663, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA. Electronic address:

Purpose: Despite increased use of e-scooters globally, actionable data around injury incidence and patterns associated with e-scooter accidents are limited. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of imaging exams, injury incidence, and patterns related to e-scooter injuries, with the hope of guiding an appropriate policy response.

Methods: This was a retrospective observational study of imaging exams ordered for injuries related to e-scooters seen in an Emergency Department (ED) setting within our health system from September 2018 through December 2019. Read More

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Role of plastic surgeons in the trauma center: national level I trauma center startup experience in South Korea.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2021 Feb;100(5):e24357

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ajou University Hospital, Suwon-si, Republic of Korea.

Abstract: Although it is well recognized that other surgical specialties perform various procedures related to trauma care, there is a lack of analyses focusing on the role of plastic surgical management in trauma centers. This retrospective study was designed to investigate the scope of plastic surgery services in acute trauma care, using clinical data obtained from a single, regional, level I trauma center.This study included patients who presented to a single, regional, level I trauma center between March 1, 2016 and February 28, 2018. Read More

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February 2021

Derivation and validation of a quantitative screening model for blunt cerebrovascular injury.

J Neurosurg 2021 Feb 12:1-10. Epub 2021 Feb 12.

1Tertiary Emergency Medical Center, Tokyo Metropolitan Bokutoh Hospital, Tokyo; and.

Objective: The objective of this study was to derive and validate a new screening model using a nomogram that allows clinicians to quantify the risk of blunt cerebrovascular injury (BCVI).

Methods: In this study, the authors examined 258,935 patients from a prospectively collected nationwide Japanese database (January 2009-December 2018) who experienced blunt injury. Patients were randomly divided into training (n = 129,468) and validation (n = 129,467) cohorts. Read More

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February 2021

Management of Acute Soft Tissue Injuries of the Cheek and Principles of Scar Revision.

Facial Plast Surg 2021 Jan 31. Epub 2021 Jan 31.

Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

Facial soft tissue injury is a challenging and complex problem for the facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon for cosmetic and functional reasons. This article will focus on the management of soft tissue injuries of the cheek, one of the most important presenting areas of the face. The cheek, like any other part of the face, is susceptible to several types of injury and any of these injuries have the potential to disfigure and debilitate. Read More

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January 2021

Upper extremity injuries in the victims of intimate partner violence.

Eur Radiol 2021 Jan 18. Epub 2021 Jan 18.

Department of Radiology, Division of Emergency Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA, 02115, USA.

Objectives: To recognize most common patterns of upper extremity (UE) injuries in victims of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV).

Methods: Radiological review of 308 patients who reported physical IPV at our institution from January 2013 to June 2018, identified 55 patients with 88 unique UE injuries. Demographic data and injury patterns and associations were collected from the electronic medical records. Read More

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January 2021

No implant, no solution, lost cases to surgery: orthopedic trauma triage for surgery in an NGO hospital in Sierra Leone.

Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 2021 Jan 18. Epub 2021 Jan 18.

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Paracelsus Medical University, Müllner Hauptstrasse 48, 5020, Salzburg, Austria.

Introduction: In low-income countries (LIC), international surgeons face the fact that there are patients they cannot treat. The goal of this study was to identify and analyze patients lost to treatment.

Material And Methods: We analyzed retrospectively the data of 282 trauma victims from a non-governmental organizational (NGO) hospital in Sierra Leone, Africa. Read More

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January 2021

Evaluation and Management of Glenohumeral Instability With Associated Bone Loss: An Expert Consensus Statement Using the Modified Delphi Technique.

Arthroscopy 2021 Jun 13;37(6):1719-1728. Epub 2021 Jan 13.

Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

Purpose: To establish an international expert consensus, using the modified Delphi technique, on the evaluation and management of glenohumeral instability with associated bone loss.

Methods: A working group of 6 individuals generated a list of statements related to history and physical examination, imaging and specialized diagnostic tests, bone loss quantification and classification, treatment outcomes and complications, and rehabilitation for the management of glenohumeral instability associated with bone loss to form the basis of an initial survey for rating by a group of experts. The expert group (composed of 22 high-volume glenohumeral instability experts) was surveyed on 3 occasions to establish a consensus on the statements. Read More

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Epidemiology of maxillofacial soft tissue injuries in an oral emergency department in Beijing: A two-year retrospective study.

Dent Traumatol 2021 Jun 10;37(3):479-487. Epub 2021 Jan 10.

Department of Oral Emergency, Peking University School and Hospital of Stomatology & National Clinical Research Center for Oral Diseases & National Engineering Laboratory for Digital and Material Technology of Stomatology & Beijing Key Laboratory of Digital Stomatology, Beijing, China.

Background/aims: Maxillofacial soft tissue injuries (STIs) may differ in epidemiological characteristics from other maxillofacial injuries. The aim of this study was to investigate the epidemiology of maxillofacial STIs in a public oral emergency department in Beijing, China, from 2017 to 2018.

Material And Methods: In this retrospective study, 5949 patients with maxillofacial STIs and complete medical records were evaluated. Read More

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Maxillofacial Injuries in Pediatric Patients.

J Craniofac Surg 2021 Jan 5;Publish Ahead of Print. Epub 2021 Jan 5.

The State Key Laboratory Breeding Base of Basic Science of Stomatology (Hubei-MOST) and Key Laboratory of Oral Biomedicine Ministry of Education, School and Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College and Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei, China.

Objective: This study aimed to evaluate and analyse the demographic characteristics and changes in maxillofacial injuries during their development in pediatric patients.

Methods: A retrospective cohort and case-control study was conducted. The sample was composed of all children (less than 10. Read More

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January 2021