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Angiodysplasia with osteohypertrophy affecting the oromaxillofacial area: clinical findings.
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PMID:  11572256     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The authors report a case of oro-facial port-wine stain angiomatosis with cutaneous and mucosal lesions localized in the first and the second branch surface distribution areas of the right trigeminal nerve in association with right upper and lower lip, cheek, and hemimaxillary true hypertrophy leading to a severe dento-skeletal malocclusion with openbite and facial asymmetry. The authors through a revision of the Bibliography locate nosologically this case among the rare congenital angiodysplastic syndromes affecting the maxillo-facial district as the Sturge-Weber and the Klippel-Trenaunay syndromes. They debate also about etiopathogenetic, clinical, differential diagnosis, and therapeutic aspects concerning the treatment of patients affected by this kind of malformation.
G Gasparini; M Perugini; S Vetrano; A Cassoni; G Fini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of craniofacial surgery     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1049-2275     ISO Abbreviation:  J Craniofac Surg     Publication Date:  2001 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-09-26     Completed Date:  2001-12-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9010410     Medline TA:  J Craniofac Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  485-9     Citation Subset:  D    
Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Macroglossia / etiology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Malocclusion / etiology
Sturge-Weber Syndrome / complications,  pathology*

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