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Maxillofacial Trauma: Managing Potentially Dangerous And Disfiguring Complex Injuries

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  • The main cause of death in severe facial injury is airway obstruction. As with any trauma, perform ABCDE’s first.
  • Signs of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak include clear rhinorrhea, subcutaneous emphysema, mental status changes, new malocclusion, or limited extraocular movements. Studies have shown that a persistent CSF leak increase the risk for future meningitis.

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Devjani Das, MD, RDMS, FACEP; Lea Salazar, MD

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April 1, 2017

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