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Median facial dysplasia: A rare craniofacial syndrome and the surgical management of associated cleft lip.
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PMID:  24163559     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Median facial dysplasia (MFD) is a distinct and unique disorder of the craniofacial region that is characteristic of deficient mid facial structures with the addition of a unilateral or bilateral cleft lip with or without a cleft palate. A cleft lip which is associated with MFD whether it is unilateral or bilateral does not represent a typical cleft lip and poses some challenges in reconstruction. The management of such cleft lip has been rarely discussed in previous literatures; the main obstacle comes in identifying the anatomical landmarks to establish an esthetic reconstruction of the lip. However, reasonably good result can be achieved when the adjacent and distant anatomical structures are correlated to aid the reconstruction.
Authors:
Rakesh Sharma; Sriram Krishnan; U S Pal; Mahesh Verma
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  National journal of maxillofacial surgery     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0975-5950     ISO Abbreviation:  Natl J Maxillofac Surg     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-10-28     Completed Date:  2013-10-28     Revised Date:  2013-10-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101578767     Medline TA:  Natl J Maxillofac Surg     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  84-6     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi, India.
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