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CASE REPORT

Management of Mandibular Fracture in Pediatric Patient Using Vacuum-Formed Splint: A Case Report

Arti Dolas, Anand Shigli, Nupur Ninawe

Keywords : mandibular fracture, vacuum-formed splint, closed reduction

Citation Information : Dolas A, Shigli A, Ninawe N. Management of Mandibular Fracture in Pediatric Patient Using Vacuum-Formed Splint: A Case Report. 2017; 5 (3):112-115.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1672093

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Published Online: 18-12-2017

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Abstract

Mandibular fractures are less prevalent in children as compared with adults. This is due to the anatomic differences present in children. Treatment of mandibular fractures ranges from conservative noninvasive treatment to open reduction and fixation of fracture site. A case of 12-year-old boy with left parasymphyseal fracture managed by closed reduction using a vacuum-formed splint is reported here.


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