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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 155-166

Hemifacial microsomia


Prof, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Prof. Anantanarayanan Parameswaran
Af 39, 6th Street, 11th Main Road, Anna Nagar, Chennai - 600 095, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/jios.jios_234_17

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Hemifacial microsomia, known also as craniofacial microsomia is a part of the Oculo-auriculo-vertebral spectrum and is generally characterized by a retarded development of the anatomical structures of one side of the head and face. It involves hypoplasia of structures of the first and second branchial arches. This article aims at providing an overview into the current nomenclature, classifications systems, presenting features in patients afflicted with this deformity and guidelines for its successful management. The article focusses on the comprehensive rehabilitation of these unfortunate patients who may present either in their childhood or at a much later stage in life. The highlights of this article include an easy format of presentation with tables, diagrammatic representation and photographs to elicit the various aspects of managing this complex deformity.


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