versão impressa ISSN 0121-5256
FONNEGRA, CAMILO; SABOGAL G., LUZ ADRIANA e VELEZ S., JOSÉ ANTONIO. HANDLING OF PANFACIAL FRACTURE SECONDARY TO HIGH SPEED GUNSHOT WOUND: CASE REPORT. rev.fac.med [online]. 2009, vol.17, n.1, pp. 155-163. ISSN 0121-5256.
Taking into account that the Central Military Hospital of Bogota is one of the most important welfare centers of the country in the handling of war trauma, including facial trauma, we present in this article the case of a 21 year old patient sent to this institution because of pan facial trauma secondary to a gunshot wound, whose treatment consisted of multiple reconstructive surgeries to obtain a suitable functional and aesthetic result. Also described are the types and sites of gunshot wounds in the maxillofacial region, their initial handling, the reconstructive procedures and the results of the given treatments to patients with this type of wounds.
Palavras-chave : facial injuries; wounds gunshot.