Mandibular Hypoplasia

Small lower jaw or jawbone (mandibular hypoplasia) is a frequent feature when the bones of the skull and face (craniofacial bones) are abnormal. Causes are divided in 1. congenital 2. developmental 3. acquired. Congenital mandibular hypoplasia may occur in:

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30 May 2019
Auricular abnormalities found included microtia, preauricular appendages, ear lobe and external auditory canal agenesis, anotia, malformed ossicular chains, malformed ossicles and reduced oval window. In...
Mandible Hypoplasia is a common feature of Treacher Collins Syndrome (TCS). The mandible is malformed and the angle can be underdeveloped or totally absent. The...
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Oculo-Auriculo-Vertebral Spectrum (Goldenhar Syndrome)

In the total spectrum of OAVS are many syndromes. One of them is Goldenhar Syndrome (GHS). Goldenhar syndrome is a rare congenital defect in the...

Treacher Collins Syndrome

Treacher Collins Syndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by hypoplasia of facial bones (mandible, maxilla and cheek bone), antimongoloid slant of palpebral fissures, coloboma of...

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