Vacuum Formed Closed Cap Splint as Treatment Modality for Paediatric Mandibular Fracture – A Case Report

Authors : Kaikure Madhusudhan Kushalappa, Shetty Sowmya B, Harshitha V., Divyashree R Shet, Imran Khalid

Volume/Issue : Volume 5 - 2020, Issue 1 - January

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In children mandibular fracture are less frequent when compared to adults, which may be due to child’s protected anatomic features. Though the general principle of treating mandibular fracture in children and adult are same the techniques in children are mandatorily modified by certain anatomical, physiological and psychological factors. This case report documents conservative treatment of mandibular parasymphysis and body fracture close to the angle of mandible using a vacuum formed closed cap splint in a five year old patient.

Keywords : Paediatric Trauma, Mandible Fracture, Vacuum Formed Closed Cap Splint.


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