The importance of oral examination facial trauma: recognition of the Guerin sign in Le Fort 1 injuries
Article first published online: 24 MAR 2014
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Clinical Case Reports
Volume 2, Issue 3, page 112, June 2014
How to Cite
Clinical Case Reports 2014; 2(3): 112
- Issue published online: 15 JUL 2014
- Article first published online: 24 MAR 2014
- Manuscript Accepted: 27 NOV 2013
- Manuscript Received: 8 OCT 2013
- Facial trauma;
- split palate
Key Clinical Message
Facial Trauma is common. The emergency physician should conduct a thorough examination of the oral tissues. A laceration in the palate can be easily missed and should be elicited. Failure to identify a split palate can result in severe dentofacial deformity.