CT scan of the facial bones

CT scan of facial fracture

Courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho.

This is a three-dimensional (3-D) model made from a CT scan showing a broken (fractured) cheekbone that extends into the gum of the mouth.

Last Updated: July 6, 2009

Author: Maria Essig

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology

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