Proximal segment of mandibular angle fracture

 # The proximal segment of mandibular angle fracture usually displaced in which direction ?
a. Anterior and superior
b. Posterior and inferior
c. Inferior only
d. Posterior and superior

The correct answer is A. Anterior and superior.

Fractures of angle of mandible are influenced by the pull of medial pterygoid, masseter and temporalis
muscles, which displace the ramus in superior and anterior direction. This is a liorizontally unfavorable

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