Facial trauma is an injury of the face. It may include the facial bones such as the upper jaw bone (maxilla).
Maxillofacial injury; Midface trauma; Facial injury; LeFort injuries
Facial injuries can affect the upper jaw, lower jaw, cheek, nose, eye socket, or forehead. They may be caused by blunt force or be the result of a wound.
Common causes of injury to the face include:
- Car and motorcycle crashes
- Sports injuries