FOAMed question of the day 20 #FOAMedQOTD

Who reportedly used these in these in his research into injury patterns?

List the classification system.





  1. René Le Fort & the classification of mid-face fractures.

    Le Fort 1: transverse maxillary fracture. ‘floating palate’.
    Le Fort 2: Nasal complex moves as a unit. Maxilla, nasal bridge, lacrimal bones, orbital floor/rim.
    Le Fort 3: Craniofacial disjunction = nasty ! Zygomatic arch, lateral orbital walls, medial orbital wall + orbital floor, bridge of nose !!

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