b. Fractures of the Mandible. The mandible is the second most commonly
fractured facial bone. Fractures of the mandible commonly occur in the body of the
mandible, the neck of the condyle, and the angle of the mandible. See figure 3-3.
c. Fractures of the Zygomatic Bone. Fractures of the zygomatic bone include
fractures involving the zygomatic arch (cheekbone) as well as the temporal, frontal, and
maxillary bones. (See subcourse MD0501 for more information on the anatomy of the