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Two cases of single-stage lip and nostril reconstruction in holoprosencephaly.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21470822     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Holoprosencephaly is a rare disorder of embryological development that presents with midline clefting of the lip. The incidence has been estimated at approximately 1 in 15,000. Previously, infants with severe holoprosencephaly were thought to die within 1-2 years of birth and seldom to benefit from surgery. Survival has increased with improved perinatal care and support services. Parents often request complete cheiloplasty, because the presence of a columella greatly influences aesthetic outcome. The authors report two cases of simultaneous columella reconstruction with cheiloplasty.
Authors:
N Morita; Y Morita; Y Taenaka; N Kimoto; H Ogawa; T Oomata
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-4-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1399-0020     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-4-7     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8605826     Medline TA:  Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan.
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