SOLUTIONS TO EXERCISES, LESSON 4
The base of the bony orbit.
Protect the patient from further injury.
Evacuate the patient for further evaluation.
A fracture at the junction of the three bones in the cheek.
You are correct if you listed any three of the following:
Excessive movement of the maxillary segment.
No feeling over the upper lip.
Bruise and swelling (if there is a black eye).
Teeth not making proper contact for chewing. (para 4-2c(2))
Improper closure of the teeth for chewing.
You are correct if you listed any four of the following:
Pain without motion.
Tenderness over the site of the fracture.
Malocclusion (teeth do not close properly to chew).
Cannot open mouth.
Facial appearance is abnormal.
No feeling in the lower lip. (para 4-2c(2))
Swelling of the soft tissue around the eye.
Discoloration. (para 4-4a(2))