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Middle-third facial osteotomies: their use in the correction of congenital dentofacial and craniofacial deformities.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1062535     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Several congenital abnormalities result in dentofacial and craniofacial deformities in the middle third of the face. Each of these deformities presents unique problems with multiple coexisting anomalies of the entire dentofacial and craniofacial region. Those engaged in the habilitation of patients with congenital facial deformities must be cognizant of the fact that, unlike in individuals with developmental dentofacial deformities there are unique ophthalmological, otolaryngological, neurological, dental, speech, and psychological problems coexisting with these conditions. Multiple procedures, either performed simultaneously or staged, are frequently necessary to achieve optimum esthetic and functional results. With a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach, acceptable habilitation of many of these individuals can be achieved.
B N Epker; L M Wolford
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of oral surgery (American Dental Association : 1965)     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0022-3255     ISO Abbreviation:  J Oral Surg     Publication Date:  1976 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-05-25     Completed Date:  1976-05-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8302454     Medline TA:  J Oral Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  324-42     Citation Subset:  AIM; D; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Craniofacial Dysostosis / surgery
Eyelids / surgery
Face / abnormalities*
Facial Bones / abnormalities,  surgery*
Lip / anatomy & histology
Maxilla / abnormalities*
Maxillofacial Development
Nose / anatomy & histology
Nose Deformities, Acquired / surgery
Orbit / surgery
Osteotomy / methods*
Skull / abnormalities*
Tendons / surgery

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