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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 131-133

Bilateral isolated blowout fracture due to airbag deployment

Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Burak Ozkan
Yukari Bahcelievler Mah 63. Sok16/17 Bahcelievler Cankaya, Ankara
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/tjps.tjps_21_20

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The airbag is a lifesaver innovation in automobile industry, but the impact of airbag deployment may cause maxillofacial fractures. Airbag deployment in traffic accidents is a rare etiology of orbital fractures. Although there are reports about airbag-induced orbital fractures in the literature, isolated bilateral blowout fractures have not been published yet. We present a case of isolated bilateral blowout fracture due to airbag deployment in a traffic accident and its management in this study.

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