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Table 3 Postoperative complications according to the fracture cause

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

Complication Ground Assault Sports TA Object Fall Total
Nerve damage 46 17 4 21 2 5 95
Infection 5 7 5 1 18
Malocclusion 2 1 3 6
Hematoma 1 2 1 4
Dehiscence 1 2 2 5
Malunion 1 2 3
Granuloma 1 1
Total 55 30 6 33 2 6 132
  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. Ground ground accident, TA traffic accident, Object hit by flying object