Facial plast Surg 2017; 33(06): 581-590
DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1608712
Original Article
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Complications of Facial Trauma of the Fronto-orbital Region

Patrick W. Cleveland
1  Department of Otolaryngology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
Jesse Ellis Smith
2  Department of Otolaryngology, Fort Worth, Texas
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Publication Date:
01 December 2017 (online)


Traumatic injuries to the orbitofrontal region place some of the most important structures of the face at risk: the eyes, frontal skull, and brain. A thorough knowledge of complications from resultant trauma, and from attempted surgical corrections, is necessary to offer patients the best outcomes, ensuring proper healing with excellent long-term results.