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Relating to or involving the maxilla and the face: a maxillofacial prosthesis.


(mækˌsɪləʊˈfeɪʃəl; ˌmæksɪləʊ-)
(Anatomy) of, relating to, or affecting the upper jawbone and face: maxillofacial surgery.
[C20: from maxilla + -o- + facial]


(mækˌsɪl oʊˈfeɪ ʃəl)

of, pertaining to, or affecting the jaws and the face.
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Adj.1.maxillofacial - of or relating to the upper jaw and face (particularly with reference to specialized surgery of the maxilla)maxillofacial - of or relating to the upper jaw and face (particularly with reference to specialized surgery of the maxilla); "maxillofacial surgery"
surgery - the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures; "he is professor of surgery at the Harvard Medical School"


adj maxilofacial
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The inclusion criteria consisted of; (1) The patient presenting with fracture condyles due to blunt trauma including RTA fall assault sports in isolation or in combination with other maxillofacial injuries. (2) All age groups.
The objective of the study was to determine the varying etiology pattern and mode of treatment of maxillofacial injuries in a tertiary care centre Mayo Hospital Lahore Pakistan.
The objective of this study was to determine the causes incidence and distribution of maxillofacial injuries. This was a descriptive study performed at the tertiary care hospital of Larkana (Accident and Emergency Department of Chandka Medical College Hospital and Outpatient's Department of Bibi Aseefa Dental College Hospital Larkana) from 1st February 2011 to 30th August 2013.
Maxillofacial injuries in a group of Brazilian subjects under 18 years of age.
All the patients having maxillofacial injuries were evaluated for the presence of palatal fractures.
It is a tertiary care referral centre for maxillofacial injuries not only for Lahore but whole of the Punjab.
Previous epidemiological studies reported similar findings about cause of maxillofacial injuries in developing countries.21516 This may be due to lack of seatbelt law obligation over speeding overloading under age driving and poor condition of roads and vehicles.
Up to now, five patients suffering from maxillofacial injuries and also another patient having foot problems have been treated using this technology and results of their surgeries are fully satisfying, he added.
Systematic review of the prevalence of maxillofacial injuries sustained in Gaelic Games over 35 years.
Characteristics of maxillofacial injuries resulting from road trafficaccidents--a 5 year review of the case records from Department of Maxillofacial Surgery in Katowice, Poland.
This review article aims to bring into the attention of medical community different syndromes that may be associated with maxillofacial injuries.
Epidemiological surveys on maxillofacial injuries tend to vary with socio geographic region, culture, religion and point of time in which these investigations have been carried out.12 In the present investigation, male in their age ranging between 18 and 56 years outnumbered female with a ratio of 2.44:1.