Role of Antiglide Principle in the Management of Displaced Mandibular Angle Fractures—A Case Report
Material and Method: 21-year-old male with history of road side accident sustaining bilateral mandibular angle fracture managed by lag-screw augmenting plate fixation on right angle and a single plate fixation on left angle region.Discussion:Current treatment protocols of angle fracture involve rigid fixation. In oblique angle fractures that have a more transverse orientation, the lag-screw can be use to supplement plate fixation and can augment the rigidity of the plate fixation when used in this way.
Conclusion: There are equally successful different methods of plating mandibular angle fractures that use different technology with establishment of the patient’s pre-injury occlusion and function.
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