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Carl-Peter Cornelius, Nils Gellrich, Søren Hillerup, Kenji Kusumoto, Warren Schubert

Executive Editors

Edward Ellis III, Kazuo Shimozato

General Editor

Daniel Buchbinder

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1. Observation

Observation may be considered in a compliant patient, where a fracture line without displacement is noted on the CT, the fracture is stable, and the occlusion is normal.


Note: this situation is fairly uncommon.

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2. Aftercare

For aftercare and rehabilitation following observation please refer to your local protocol.