Treatment of Zygomatic-Orbital Complex Fracture Through Transconjunctival Approach

Treatment of Zygomatic-Orbital Complex Fracture Through Transconjunctival Approach

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Guilherme Trento
Bruno Primo
Paola Corso
Nelson Rebellato
Delson da Costa
Rafaela Scariot
Leandro Klüppel


Fractures of the zygomatic-orbital complex have been described as common in the midface traumas. The surgical approach election is an important decision when there is a risk of interference to function, aesthetics or an association of both. The pursuit of techniques that offer adequate visualization of the interested area associated with low morbidity has been responsible for the development of new techniques and materials. The better approach still remains with a lot of controversy among different authors. However, the transconjunctival incision can be considered in access fractures of the zygomatic-orbital complex. The purpose of this study is report a case of performing transconjunctival approach associated with lateral canthotomy to treatment of zygomatic-orbital complex fractures caused by sports trauma of a 34 years-old male patient.


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