publication . Article . Other literature type . 2009

Locking compression plate osteosynthesis of complicated mandibular fractures in six horses

Jörg A Auer; Jan M. Kuemmerle; M Kummer; Dagmar Nitzl; Anton Fürst;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2009 Journal: Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology, volume 22, pages 54-58 (issn: 0932-0814, eissn: 2567-6911, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag KG
  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
<jats:title>Summary</jats:title><jats:p>Complicated mandibular fractures were recognised in one foal, one pony and four horses. The foal was two months old while the adult animals ranged in age from 12 to 24 years. Three horses had a unilateral horizontal ramus fracture. Two fractures were open and one was closed. Comminution was present in one of these patients while the other two horses had marked displacement of the fragments. Two suffered from comminuted fractures of the horizontal and vertical ramus of the mandible. One of these patients had open and infected fractures. One foal had a bilateral horizontal ramus fracture with marked periosteal ‘new bone’ for...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic system
free text keywords: Animal Science and Zoology, General Veterinary, Equine Department, Department of Small Animals, 570 Life sciences; biology, Horse, mandibular fracture, osteosynthesis, locking compression plate, Incisor, medicine.anatomical_structure, medicine, Dentistry, business.industry, business, Open Fracture Reduction, Foal, biology.animal, biology, Premolar, Ramus of the mandible, Bone healing, Osteosynthesis, Mandibular fracture, medicine.disease
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