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The spectrum of median craniofacial dysplasia.
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PMID:  21285785     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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SUMMARY:: Given the multiple permutations in craniofacial malformations, classification of median craniofacial dysplasia or midline Tessier no. 0 to 14 clefts has been difficult and disjointed. In this review, the authors present a summary of normal embryology, prior terminology, and their proposed new classification system. Median craniofacial dysplasia has tissue agenesis and holoprosencephaly at one end (the hypoplasias), frontonasal hyperplasia and excessive tissue (the hyperplasias) at the other end, and abnormal splitting or clefting and normal tissue volume (dysraphia) occupying the middle portion of the spectrum. These three distinct subclassifications have different forms of anomalies within their groups.
Authors:
Karam A Allam; Derrick C Wan; Henry K Kawamoto; James P Bradley; Heddie O Sedano; Samia Saied
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Plastic and reconstructive surgery     Volume:  127     ISSN:  1529-4242     ISO Abbreviation:  Plast. Reconstr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1306050     Medline TA:  Plast Reconstr Surg     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  812-21     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Los Angeles, Calif.; and Nasser City, Sohag, Egypt From the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center; the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Sohag University School of Medicine; and the University of California, Los Angeles School of Dentistry.
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