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Congenital unilateral fusion of the maxilla and mandible.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10226948     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present an uncommon severe first branchial arch congenital malformation, in which complete unilateral bony fusion between the maxillary and mandibular processes was found in a newborn exposed to carbamazepine medication all through pregnancy. This condition interferes with oral feeding, intubation, growth and development. In a review of previously reported cases it was found that this anomaly was commonly associated with other abnormalities. The etiology of this malformation was uncertain in our case, as carbamazepine was not proven to be the definite cause.
Authors:
I K Haddad; H Shamo'on; S Salah
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official publication of the International Association of Oral Pathologists and the American Academy of Oral Pathology     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0904-2512     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Oral Pathol. Med.     Publication Date:  1999 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-06-08     Completed Date:  1999-06-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8911934     Medline TA:  J Oral Pathol Med     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  238-40     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Affiliation:
Oral & Maxillofacial Department, King Hussein Medical Center, Royal Medical Services, Amman, Jordan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anticonvulsants / administration & dosage,  adverse effects*
Branchial Region / embryology
Carbamazepine / administration & dosage,  adverse effects*
Dose-Response Relationship, Drug
Fatal Outcome
Female
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Jaw Abnormalities / etiology*
Pregnancy
Prenatal Exposure Delayed Effects
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anticonvulsants; 298-46-4/Carbamazepine

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