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Table 2 Postoperative complications according to the fracture region

From: Fracture patterns and causes in the craniofacial region: an 8-year review of 2076 patients

Complication Nasal bone Orbital wall Zygomatic arch Maxillary wall Mandible Total
Nerve damage 2   54*   39 95
Infection 2 1 5 10 18
Malocclusion 6 6
Hematoma 2 2 4
Dehiscence 2 3 5
Malunion 1 2 3
Granuloma 1 1
Total 6 66 60 132
  1. Values are presented as number
  2. The total number of patients who experienced complications was 126, but 4 patients had experienced 2 complications and 1 patient had experienced 3
  3. *For nerve damage, it was difficult to determine the specific region in the midfacial area