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Craniofacial characteristics in cri-du-chat syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21112524     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to analyze craniofacial characteristics from lateral head profile radiographs of patients with cri-du-chat (CdC) syndrome.
STUDY DESIGN: The craniofacial morphology of 10 CdC patients was evaluated using standard cephalometric methods, measuring 39 craniofacial variables on cephalometric x-ray images.
RESULTS: The principal characteristics were skeletal class II malocclusion, caused by mandibular retrognathism, dental biprotrusion, and a small upper airway. Additionally, 70% of patients had a steep palatal plane angle; the cranial base angle was flattened, also in 70% of patients.
CONCLUSIONS: Results indicated that the deletion of 5p had an impact on the cranial base, maxilla, mandible, and upper airway, causing distinctive features to become apparent through irregular growth.
Rosa-María Yáñez-Vico; Angela Rodríguez-Caballero; Alejandro Iglesias-Linares; Noelia Guerra-López; Daniel Torres-Lagares; Guillermo Machuca-Portillo; Enrique Solano-Reina; José-Luis Gutiérrez-Pérez
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics     Volume:  110     ISSN:  1528-395X     ISO Abbreviation:  Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9508562     Medline TA:  Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e38-44     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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Copyright © 2010 Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.
Master's Program in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, School of Dentistry, University of Seville, Seville, Spain.
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