Facial bone deformities

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Included in the links to the various syndromes are brief descriptions which are intended to inform and are not intended for diagnosis. A geneticist who is a member of an experienced craniofacial team should make a diagnosis. Craniofacial differences can result from abnormal growth patterns of the face or skull, which involves soft tissue and bones. A craniofacial condition may include disfigurement brought about by birth defect, disease or trauma.

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Craniofacial Anomalies | Boston Children's Hospital

Birth defects of the face and limbs are fairly common. They may involve only a specific body part, such as the mouth cleft lip or cleft palate or foot clubfoot. Or they may be part of a genetic syndrome of many abnormalities, such as Treacher Collins syndrome, in which birth defects affect not only the face but also multiple other body parts. A deformity is a change in the shape of a body part. A deformity is caused by unusual pressure on the baby in the womb for example, some forms of clubfoot or after the baby is born for example, some deformities of the skull. Some deformities improve without treatment within a few days, but others need to be treated. A malformation is an error in the baby's development that occurs in the womb.

Introduction to Birth Defects of the Face, Bones, Joints, and Muscles

Craniofacial anomalies are a diverse group of deformities in the growth of the head and facial bones. While this list provides an idea of the conditions our team treats, this is not a comprehensive list. Please contact us with questions on other conditions our team treats. Skip to Content.
Correspondence to: Prof. E-mail: sergio. Aim: The aim of this study was to analyze nose shape and size in subjects with sagittal facial deformities.