In previous posts, we discussed the general approach to facial fractures as well as diagnosis and treatment of zygomatic and maxillary fractures. Read on for specifics on signs and management of mandible fractures.
20 yo male presents to the ED with left hip pain after MVC PTA. Patient was restrained back seat passenger, no LOC. Patient appears very uncomfortable on stretcher, with left leg propped on rolled blanket. Tenderness at left hip but no obvious deformity. LLE with DP pulses 2+, sensation intact, will wiggles toes.