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Evaluation of maxillary sinus after treatment of midfacial fractures.
Prospective study on post- traumatic and postoperative sensory disturbances of the inferior alveolar nerve and infraorbital nerve in mandibular and midfacial fractures," J Cranio-Maxillofacid Surgery, Vol.
1,6,10] While the sphenoid, frontal and ethmoid bones are not typically considered facial bones, they are often injured in midfacial fractures and can be considered part of the midface as well.
Mandibular fractures occur twice as often as midfacial fractures.