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Chromosome 4q deletion syndrome: craniofacial characteristics associated with monosomy of the long arm of chromosome 4q.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20170389     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Abstract Chromosome 4q deletion syndrome is a monosomy that comprises all interstitial and terminal deletions of the long arm of chromosome 4. It results in a variety of phenotypes characterized by various craniofacial and bodily abnormalities. The purpose of this study is to report a case of 4q deletion syndrome and describe its clinical manifestations, with particular attention to the craniofacial presentation and subsequent management of the syndrome, as well as its associated micrognathia and airway complications. Among treatment options, the investigators chose bilateral distraction osteogenesis of the mandible in order to increase the subject's posterior airway space. At follow-up, the subject was able to ventilate without any adjuncts or mechanical ventilation assistance.
Authors:
Michael R Markiewicz; David Verschueren; Leon A Assael
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association     Volume:  47     ISSN:  1545-1569     ISO Abbreviation:  Cleft Palate Craniofac. J.     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9102566     Medline TA:  Cleft Palate Craniofac J     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  518-22     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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