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Depressed anterior table fracture: A minimally invasive method of reduction

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January 1, 2009
by Derek K. Hewitt, MD, MPH, Troy D. Scheidt, MD, and Karen H. Calhoun, MD


One-third of frontal sinus fractures are isolated to the anterior table. Traditional approaches to the reduction of an isolated anterior table fracture include the coronal incision, the bilateral brow incision, an endoscopic brow lift with an incision either directly over the fracture or in the brow, and delayed repair with a camouflaging implant. We describe a case involving a 14-year-old boy with a depressed anterior table fracture that we successfully treated using a minimally invasive technique requiring only one 2-cm incision.

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