Dr Zahira Nawaz, Dr Sumayya Tanvir, Muhammad Asad Khan
Aim: This study was held to determine the postoperative results in 90 mandibular fracture patients treated by internal fixation and open reduction at Oral and Maxillofacial department. Study Design: A prospective study. Place and Duration: In the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department of mayo Hospital Lahore for one year duration from January 2019 to January 2020. Methods: Data regarding the postoperative outcome and fracture pattern was reviewed and evaluated. The most communal origin of fracture was road traffic accident and Parasymphysis was the common site. Results and Conclusion: 80 patients (83%) had efficacious uneventful postoperative results. Infection was the usual impediment noted among eleven patients was infection (12.2%) followed by malocclusion in nine patients (10%) and damage to the fifth nerve (n = 7; 7.8%) Key words: mandible fracture, rigid internal fixation, postoperative complications.