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PED 217 05/11/09 1 The Face 05/11/09 2 Injuries to the Mandible Jaw Fracture Mandibular Fracture Maxillary Fracture What sports? Make sure airway is maintained! Jaw Dislocation Involves the TMJ Zygomatic Fracture Usually obvious fx 05/11/09 3 TMJ Dysfunction
Articulation between the temporal bone and the mandibular condyle 05/11/09 4 Dental Injuries Most can be prevented with face guards and properly fitting mouth guards Fractured tooth Fracture to the crown enamel fracture Fracture to the dentin exposes the pulp (if no bleeding to the gums, can continue to play!) Dislocated tooth Crooked align ASAP Knocked out several approaches can be taken 05/11/09 5 05/11/09 6 Nasal Injuries Nasal Fractures Profuse bleeding Immediate swelling Deformity Possibly crepitus Epistaxis Raccoon eyes MOI? Always R/O Concussion
7 05/11/09 Ear Injuries Hematoma auris Also known as Cauliflower Ear Mechanism contusion, wrenching, extreme friction Usually a repeated injury 05/11/09 What sport is this most common?
8 Eye Injuries Symptoms indicating the possibility of serious injury: Blurred vision, not clearing with blinking Loss of all or part of the visual field Pain that is sharp, stabbing or throbbing Diplopia Enopthalmus Exopthalmus Orbital hematoma Hyphema Subconjunctival Hematoma
9 05/11/09 Hordeolum Eye Injuries, cont. 05/11/09 10 Foreign body in the eye How do you properly remove a foreign body from the eye?? 05/11/09 11 Eye Injuries, continued Rupture of the globe Blowout fracture Signs and Symptoms: Diplopia Pain when moving eye Retinal detachment Signs and Symptoms: Painless Floating specks Flashes of light Blurred vision Curtain falling over field of vision 05/11/09 12 Blowout Fracture MOI? Signs and Symptoms? Other considerations? 05/11/09 13 ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course PED 217 taught by Professor Bartz during the Fall '08 term at Grand Valley State University.
- Fall '08