Quiz: Fractures of the Jaw and Midface
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Fractures to one or more facial structures can result from a single injury. Jaw fractures may occur to the mandible, or lower jaw, or to the maxilla, bone of the upper jaw. Other structures susceptible to fracture include the eye sockets, nose, and cheek bones. Which of the following facial structures is most likely to fracture if a person falls from a great height or hits the windshield of a car face-first during a motor vehicle accident?

  • A.

    Eye socket

  • B.


  • C.

    Upper jaw (maxilla)

  • D.

    Lower jaw (mandible)

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