To use all functions of this page, please activate cookies in your browser.
With an accout for my.bionity.com you can always see everything at a glance – and you can configure your own website and individual newsletter.
- My watch list
- My saved searches
- My saved topics
- My newsletter
LeFort fractures (also spelled as Le Fort fractures) are types of facial fractures that are classic in trauma. Diagnosis is by physician and is usually done in an Emergency room. The patient is taken for radiography of the head and neck then after obvious fracture signs the patient is taken to CT scan where sharper images are produced. To qualify for LeFort Fractures the pterygoid plates must be involved. Also, look for mobile palate in almost all cases.
Additional recommended knowledge
There are 3 types of LeFort fractures:
The Le Fort fracture was named after French surgeon René Le Fort (1869-1951).
|This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "LeFort_fracture". A list of authors is available in Wikipedia.|