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The profiles of mandibular fracture patients in the emergency ward of the head and neck surgery division in Dr. Soetomo General Hospital Indonesia

  • Ferry Rusdiansaputra ,
  • Marjono Dwi Wibowo ,


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Background: Maxillofacial fracture is one of the most common injuries in trauma patients, especially in patients with traffic accident mechanisms. In this study, we aim to analyze the profile of patients with maxillofacial fractures, especially mandibular fractures, who came to tertiary hospitals.

Methods: Observational descriptive study to evaluate the profile of mandibular fracture patients who came to the Emergency Department of the Head and Neck Surgery Division of Dr. Soetomo General Hospital Surabaya in 2022. Data were analyzed using SPSS version 23.0 for Windows.

Results: Subjects were grouped according to age, sex, and mechanism of trauma. The most prevalent gender was male. The age group with the highest prevalence of accidents was 11-20 years (32.5%). Most maxillofacial traumas were caused by traffic accidents (92.5%). Associated trauma was found in 65% of subjects. Mandibular fractures tend to occur as part of multiple maxillofacial fractures compared to a single maxillofacial fracture, which is as much as 65%. The most common location of the fracture line in the mandible is the mandibular parasymphysis, which accounted for 33.3% of all samples. The most common mandibular fracture lines were 2 lines (47.5%).

Conclusion: Mandibular fractures are more likely to be part of multiple maxillofacial fractures than a single maxillofacial fracture and are often accompanied by concomitant trauma to other organs than a single trauma.


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Rusdiansaputra, F., & Wibowo, M. D. (2024). The profiles of mandibular fracture patients in the emergency ward of the head and neck surgery division in Dr. Soetomo General Hospital Indonesia. Bali Medical Journal, 13(1), 405–409.




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