zygomatic bone

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zygomatic bone

[¦zī·gə¦mad·ik ′bōn]
(anatomy)
A bone of the side of the face below the eye; forms part of the zygomatic arch and part of the orbit in mammals. Also known as malar bone.
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9) They reported that 22 patients underwent surgical management for isolated maxillary or zygoma fractures.
The second patient had facial congenital infiltrating lipomatosis and received a unilateral orbitozygomatic reconstruction with a CBG, following extensive resection of the tumor, which involved the orbit, zygoma, and associated soft tissue.
The facial bones that have been affected by the malformation are the left zygoma, maxilla and mandible.
A 10-year-old 24 kg male patient with restricted mouth-opening presented to us for orbital sequestrectomy following an injury to his right eye and zygoma in an accident.
High molecular weight poly(L-lactide) (PLLA) with good impact and tensile strength was successfully used in the stabilization of zygoma fractures in humans (16).