Study examines sports-related facial fractures in youths

07/7/2013 | HealthDay News

U.S. researchers looked at 167 children and teens who suffered a sports-related fracture between 2000 and 2005. About 11% of facial fractures were sports-related, and most involved boys and 12- to 15-year-olds. The study in the journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery showed that 44% of sports-related facial fractures involved playing baseball and softball.

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