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Med Arch. 2011; 65(4): 250-251


Managment of Frontal Sinus Fracture: Obliteration Sinus with Cancellous Bone graft

Sahib Muminagic, Tarikc Masic, Emina Babajic, Mithat Asotic.

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Abstract
Frontal sinus fractures make up about 2-15% of all facial fractures.This is relatively low frequency of occurrence, but it has a large potential of complication and may involve not only the frontal sinuse but more importantly the brain and the eyes. The management depends of the complexity. If anterior wall is fractured with grossly involved nasofrontal duct (NFD) in the injury it is paramount to occlude NFD. Very often, sinus obliteration is done at the same time. In our expirience autogenous cancellous bone graft is considered to be the best grafting material. It has the less short - or long-term complications and the donor site morbidity is insignificant.

Key words: frontal sinus, fracture, cancellous bone graft.



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