Early reconstruction of facial fractures by open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) has recently become the standard of care in the management. Submental intubation is a useful technique that is considered less invasive compared to tracheostomy in securing the airways where orotracheal intubation and nasotracheal intubation are difficult to perform, also preventing tracheostomy-related complications. Submental intubation is considered a reliable alternative to tracheostomy in patients undergoing complex maxillofacial surgeries who do not require postoperative ventilatory support. Here, we report a case of 36-year-old male patient who presented with a Le Fort II fracture.
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