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Agnathia and associated malformations in a male rhesus monkey.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18773507     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
BACKGROUND: Agnathia is a rare malformation characterized by the absence of the mandible. METHODS: A male rhesus monkey with malformations was found dead and studied by internal examination, radiographs and histopathology. RESULTS: A case of a rare first branchial arch anomaly with agenesis of the mandible and tongue is presented. The animal also had visceral deformities. However, ears were normal in shape and only slightly low in position. The craniofacial malformations may reflect incomplete separation of the first branchial arch into its maxillary and mandibular processes. CONCLUSIONS: The association between the craniofacial and other corporal anomalies is unclear.
B Goldschmidt; C A Lopes; M Moura; D M Fasano; M C R Andrade; L B Cysne; M B Gonçalves; J S Bravin; T Kugelmeier; C F Viana; F A Silva; A M Marinho
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of medical primatology     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0047-2565     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Med. Primatol.     Publication Date:  2008 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-04     Completed Date:  2008-09-30     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0320626     Medline TA:  J Med Primatol     Country:  Denmark    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  173-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Center for Laboratory Animal Breeding, Department of Primatology, Av. Brasil, 4365 Manguinhos, Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Animals, Newborn
Craniofacial Abnormalities / veterinary*
Digestive System Abnormalities / veterinary
Macaca mulatta / abnormalities*
Mandible / abnormalities*
Tongue / abnormalities*

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