PREPRINT RELEASE: Coronal Approach (Cadaver)

Coronal Approach (Cadaver)
Harvard Medical School

R. John Tannyhill, III, MD, DDS, FACS
Instructor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital

Mark Rowan, MD, DDS
Resident Physician
Massachusetts General Hospital

This case presents a cadaveric demonstration of the coronal approach to exposing the upper or middle facial skeleton. This approach is commonly used when treating facial trauma such as frontal sinus fractures, orbital fractures, and zygoma fractures, as well as when taking a superficial temporal artery biopsy.