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LeFort Classification of Maxillary Fractures

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

The LeFort classification of maxillary fractures was described by Rene LeFort in 1901. Most maxillary fractures do not adhere to the classic patterns. These fractures result from direct trauma to the midface and are common in motor vehicle accidents.

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