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Fracture of the facial bones

Fracture of the facial bones is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with fracture of the facial bones, 43% report having facial pain, 41% report having headache, and 31% report having pain in eye. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of fracture of the facial bones are facial pain, nosebleed, swollen eye, redness in or around nose, and difficulty eating, although you may still have fracture of the facial bones without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with fracture of the facial bones often receive radiographic imaging procedure, x-ray computed tomography, plain x-ray, cat scan of head, intravenous fluid replacement, suturing of wound, wound care management and blood alcohol .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with fracture of the facial bones include tetanus toxoid vaccine (adacel), diphtheria toxoid vaccine / tetanus toxoid vaccine, oxymetazoline nasal, cefazolin, desflurane, cyclopentolate ophthalmic, sterile water, bacitracin topical, hexachlorophene topical, cocaine topical, scopolamine and diphtheria toxoid vaccine (prohibit) .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for fracture of the facial bones include sex == male age 15-29 years. On the other hand, age < 1 years almost never get fracture of the facial bones.

Age

< 1 years
0.0x
1-4 years
0.3x
5-14 years
1.1x
15-29 years
2.1x
30-44 years
1.1x
45-59 years
0.7x
60-74 years
0.4x
75+ years
1.0x

Sex

Male
1.5x
Female
0.6x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.9x
Hispanic
0.9x
White
1.0x
Other
1.0x
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