Difficulty breathing, seeing, talking or swallowing Facial swelling or misshapen face Cut or puncture wound on your face Facial pain Bruising or discoloration behind your ears, eyes or under your tongue Widening of the distance between your eyes, which may indicate injury to your eye sockets Facial numbness or tingling Skin infections or rashes. When making a diagnosis, your doctor will begin by asking about your medical history, including any events that may have caused your facial injury. For extensive facial injuries, incisions to expose the bones and then a combination of wiring and plating techniques may be used. Where head injuries predominate, and are extensive and severe often with extrusion of the brainwhilst injuries to the rest of the body are relatively minor, a primary head impact is likely. Bone fractures can involve the lower or upper jaw, palate, cheekbones and eye sockets. Injuries sustained affect many different parts of the body, due to impacts against different structural parts of the stairs and other objects during the fall, and from attempts to 'break the fall' etc.
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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Patients with facial injuries may additional medical problems. When making a diagnosis, your doctor will begin by asking about your medical history, including any events that may have caused your facial injury. It can be seen that the lowest registered 'power' by kicking and the highest 'power' by punching overlap, and this is independent of gender. Falls from a height occur in several settings: Call us at UCSF or browse our directory.