Medicine:Zygoma fracture

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A zygoma fracture (zygomatic fracture) is a form of facial fracture caused by a fracture of the zygomatic bone.[1][2] A zygoma fracture is often the result of facial trauma such as violence, falls or automobile accidents. Symptoms include flattening of the face, trismus (reduced opening of the jaw) and lateral subconjunctival hemorrhage.[3]

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  1. Demetriades, Demetrios; Newton, Edward (2011) (in en). Color Atlas of Emergency Trauma. Cambridge University Press. p. 40. ISBN 9781139502719. Retrieved 18 December 2017. 
  2. Weinzweig, Jeffrey (2010) (in en). Plastic Surgery Secrets Plus E-Book. Elsevier Health Sciences. p. 308. ISBN 978-0323085908. Retrieved 18 December 2017. 
  3. Snow, James Byron; Ballenger, John Jacob (2009) (in en). Ballenger's Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery. PMPH-USA. p. 688. ISBN 9781550093377. Retrieved 18 December 2017.