craniofacial

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Related to craniofacial malformations: craniofacial anomalies

cra·ni·o·fa·cial

 (krā′nē-ō-fā′shəl)
adj.
Of or involving both the cranium and the face: craniofacial surgery.

craniofacial

(ˌkreɪnɪəʊˈfeɪʃəl)
adj
(Medicine) relating to both the cranium and the face
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The Minister of Health, Abel Salinas Rivas today highlighted the support of American doctors who came to Lima to intervene in II Surgical Campaign of Complex Craniofacial Malformations, in which 15 children of limited economic resources and with congenital syndromes, will undergo high-risk operations.
In addition to microcephaly she had craniofacial malformations that included hypertelorism, low nasal bridge, flat midface, and short nose.
Hemifacial microsomia (HFM) corresponds to a spectrum of congenital craniofacial malformations characterized by hypoplasia of tissues embryologically originating from the first and second branchial arches.
3) When such patient comes with craniofacial malformations, management of the airway becomes much more complicated.
They are the second most common craniofacial malformations after cleft lip and cleft palate.
Most reported cases of supernumerary nostrils have been unilateral, and most were associated with other craniofacial malformations, such as a facial cleft.
When studying subtle craniofacial malformations, the researchers again found evidence for low-level effects of alcohol exposure.
In children with craniofacial malformations, even small adenoids can completely obstruct a child with a small nasopharynx or pharynx, he said.
It is a common problem in children with various types of chromosomal and neuromuscular disabilities and in children with craniofacial malformations.
The inaugural project will focus on improving care and outcomes for patients with craniofacial malformations.
DISCUSSION: Treacher Collins syndrome, also known as mandibulofacial dystosis, is genetic disorder giving rise to craniofacial malformations.