microstomia

Summary

Summary: A congenital defect in which the mouth is unusually small. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Fabrication of a sectional impression tray and sectional complete denture for a patient with microstomia and trismus: a clinical report
    Cenk Cura
    Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
    J Prosthet Dent 89:540-3. 2003
  2. ncbi Prosthetic rehabilitation for a patient with microstomia: a clinical report
    Roberto Benetti
    L Mariutto General Hospital, Mirano, Venice, Italy
    J Prosthet Dent 92:322-7. 2004
  3. ncbi Impression procedures and construction of a sectional denture for a patient with microstomia: a clinical report
    Onur Geckili
    Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Prosthet Dent 96:387-90. 2006
  4. ncbi Fabricating sectional-collapsible complete dentures for an edentulous patient with microstomia induced by scleroderma
    Idil Dikbas
    Department oft Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Quintessence Int 38:15-22. 2007
  5. ncbi Flexible, removable partial denture for a patient with systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) and microstomia: a clinical report and a three-year follow-up
    Nachum Samet
    Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials Science, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Gen Dent 55:548-51. 2007
  6. ncbi Microstomia caused by swallowing of caustic soda: report of a case
    Wilson Denis Martins
    Catholic University of Paraná PUCPR in Curitiba, Brazil
    J Contemp Dent Pract 4:91-9. 2003
  7. ncbi [Microstomia as a complication of scleroderma]
    K H Phoa
    Afdeling Mondziekten, Kaakchirurgie en Bijzondere Tandheelkunde, Erasmus Medisch Centrum, Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 110:457-9. 2003
  8. ncbi Topical review-connective tissue diseases: orofacial manifestations including pain
    Gary D Klasser
    College of Dentistry, Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612 7213, USA
    J Orofac Pain 21:171-84. 2007
  9. ncbi Otocephaly or agnathia-synotia-microstomia syndrome: report of a case
    Brian M O'Neill
    Department of Dentistry, Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 61:834-7. 2003
  10. ncbi Freeman-Sheldon syndrome: a case report
    Gamze Aren
    Department of Pedodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
    Quintessence Int 34:307-10. 2003

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Publications136 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Fabrication of a sectional impression tray and sectional complete denture for a patient with microstomia and trismus: a clinical report
    Cenk Cura
    Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
    J Prosthet Dent 89:540-3. 2003
    ..These 2 factors increased the thickness of the denture and limited the volume of the tongue. Nevertheless, a single-piece denture base provided the patient with ease in placement and removal of the denture...
  2. ncbi Prosthetic rehabilitation for a patient with microstomia: a clinical report
    Roberto Benetti
    L Mariutto General Hospital, Mirano, Venice, Italy
    J Prosthet Dent 92:322-7. 2004
    ..impression tray technique and a custom-made palatal hinge mechanism for a partially edentulous woman with microstomia resulting from scleroderma...
  3. ncbi Impression procedures and construction of a sectional denture for a patient with microstomia: a clinical report
    Onur Geckili
    Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Prosthet Dent 96:387-90. 2006
    ..Fabricating the denture in 2 pieces (a smaller anterior piece and a larger, hinged, collapsible posterior piece) enabled the patient to place and remove the denture...
  4. ncbi Fabricating sectional-collapsible complete dentures for an edentulous patient with microstomia induced by scleroderma
    Idil Dikbas
    Department oft Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Quintessence Int 38:15-22. 2007
    Patients with microstomia who have to wear removable dental prostheses often face the difficulty of being unable to insert or remove the prosthesis because of the constricted opening of the oral cavity...
  5. ncbi Flexible, removable partial denture for a patient with systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) and microstomia: a clinical report and a three-year follow-up
    Nachum Samet
    Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials Science, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Gen Dent 55:548-51. 2007
    This article describes an optional mode of treatment for a partially edentulous patient with severe microstomia, severe changes to the intraoral soft tissues, and compromised hand function...
  6. ncbi Microstomia caused by swallowing of caustic soda: report of a case
    Wilson Denis Martins
    Catholic University of Paraná PUCPR in Curitiba, Brazil
    J Contemp Dent Pract 4:91-9. 2003
    A case of microstomia caused by swallowing caustic soda is presented. A 54-year old man developed a progressive stricture of the circumoral region following accidental ingestion of caustic soda when he was 9 years old...
  7. ncbi [Microstomia as a complication of scleroderma]
    K H Phoa
    Afdeling Mondziekten, Kaakchirurgie en Bijzondere Tandheelkunde, Erasmus Medisch Centrum, Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 110:457-9. 2003
    ..A case report is presented of the treatment of a 15-year-old female scleroderma patient with microstoma...
  8. ncbi Topical review-connective tissue diseases: orofacial manifestations including pain
    Gary D Klasser
    College of Dentistry, Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612 7213, USA
    J Orofac Pain 21:171-84. 2007
    ..This will allow the practitioner the opportunity to contribute and collaborate as a member of a multidisciplinary health-care team in the management of these systemic autoimmune diseases...
  9. ncbi Otocephaly or agnathia-synotia-microstomia syndrome: report of a case
    Brian M O'Neill
    Department of Dentistry, Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 61:834-7. 2003
  10. ncbi Freeman-Sheldon syndrome: a case report
    Gamze Aren
    Department of Pedodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
    Quintessence Int 34:307-10. 2003
    ..Characteristics include microstomia of the mouth, which gives the person a whistling appearance, a flat face, club feet, contracted joint muscles ..
  11. ncbi Anaesthetic and airway management in a child with Hanhart's syndrome
    Deniz Karakaya
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey
    Paediatr Anaesth 13:263-6. 2003
    ..Difficult airway due to micrognathia may complicate anaesthetic management in this syndrome. We describe the anaesthetic management of a child with Hanhart's syndrome undergoing plastic reconstructive surgery...
  12. doi Fetal manifestation of the Fine-Lubinsky syndrome. Brachycephaly, deafness, cataract, microstomia and mental retardation syndrome complicated by Pierre-Robin anomaly and polyhydramnios
    Katharina Schoner
    Institute of Pathology, Philipps University Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Fetal Diagn Ther 23:228-32. 2008
    ..We report on a female fetus of 24 weeks gestational age with Fine-Lubinsky syndrome (FLS), representing the 7th case published so far...
  13. doi Scleroderma: considerations for dental hygienists
    S L Tolle
    School of Dental Hygiene, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529 0499, USA
    Int J Dent Hyg 6:77-83. 2008
    ..With this information, dental hygienists will be better prepared to provide compassionate, safe and effective dental hygiene management and care to patients with scleroderma...
  14. ncbi Auriculo-condylar syndrome is associated with highly variable ear and mandibular defects in multiple kindreds
    Andrea L Storm
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Medical and Molecular Genetics, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 138:141-5. 2005
    ..auricular clefts, mandibular condyle hypoplasia, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) abnormalities, micrognathia, microstomia, and a round facial appearance with prominent cheeks...
  15. ncbi Small mouths ... Big problems? A review of scleroderma and its oral health implications
    Jonathan B Albilia
    Division of Oral and MaxillofacialSurgery and Anesthesia, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Can Dent Assoc 73:831-6. 2007
    ..The features of CREST syndrome and morphea are reviewed. Concerns relevant to the prevention of dental disease and the safe delivery of dental care in this group of challenging patients are emphasized...
  16. ncbi [Sectional acrylic dentures for a partially edentulous patient with microstomia: a clinical report]
    Midori Suzuki
    The First Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Tsurumi University School of Dental Medicine
    Nihon Hotetsu Shika Gakkai Zasshi 50:87-90. 2006
    The patient was a 48-year-old partially edentulous male with microstomia. His chief complaints were masticatory disturbance and aesthetic problems caused by missing teeth...
  17. ncbi Effect of calcium sulfate pellets on early bone mineralization in distraction osteogenesis for craniofacial microsomia in adults
    Jong Yeop Kim
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kyungpook National University Hospital, Daegu, Korea
    J Craniofac Surg 18:1309-21. 2007
    ..In conclusion, results of the present study suggested that calcium sulfate is a very active, economic, and biocompatible osteoconductive material, which has a good effect on early consolidation in distraction osteogenesis...
  18. ncbi Otocephaly
    Kwei Shuai Hwang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Chin Med Assoc 70:298-301. 2007
    Otocephaly is a rare lethal syndrome of microstomia, aglossia, agnathia, and synotia. This male infant was born to a 19-year-old, gravida 1, para 0, woman who received routine prenatal check-up...
  19. ncbi Modified bimaxillary distraction osteogenesis: a technique to correct facial asymmetry
    Ehab A A Shehata
    Faculty of Dentistry, Alexandria University, Egypt Dental Department, Al Hada Al Taief Armed Military Hospital, Al Taief, Saudi Arabia
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 45:471-7. 2007
    ..To study the efficacy of modified simultaneous maxillary-mandibular distraction to correct facial asymmetry in patients with compensated occlusion and a canted occlusal plane...
  20. ncbi Long-term results of distraction osteogenesis of the maxilla and midface
    J Wiltfang
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Erlangen Nuremberg, Gluckstrasse 11, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 40:473-9. 2002
    ..Long-term follow-up is necessary...
  21. ncbi Morphological variability of inferior alveolar nerve in low-grade craniofacial microsomia
    Elaine Y L Kan
    Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Craniofac Surg 13:53-8. 2002
    ..In conclusion, the inferior alveolar nerve should be found in very similar locations on both normal and microsomic sides in low-grade hemifacial microsomic patients...
  22. ncbi Hypomandibular faciocranial dysostosis in consanguineous parents revealed by ultrasound prenatal diagnosis
    Christel Thauvin-Robinet
    Centre de Genetique, Hôpital d Enfants, Dijon, France
    Prenat Diagn 22:710-4. 2002
    ..The diagnosis was made at birth on the association of severe retrognathia, microstomia, severe hypoglossia with glossoptosis, persistent buccopharyngeal membrane, median cleft palate, bifid uvula, ..
  23. ncbi Proximal segment displacement in mandibular distraction osteogenesis
    Bonnie L Padwa
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 13:293-6; discussion 297. 2002
    ..Further studies to document proximal segment movement using computed tomography scans may provide more quantitative data...
  24. ncbi Implant-supported, long-span fixed partial denture for a scleroderma patient: a clinical report
    Steven E Haas
    Department of Dentistry, University Hospital and Medical Center, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 11794, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 87:136-9. 2002
    ..This clinical report describes the use of modified techniques to fabricate a long-span fixed prosthesis delivered after serial extractions and implant placement...
  25. ncbi Original sagittal split osteotomy revisited for mandibular distraction
    J Y Choi
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dentistry, Seoul National University, Korea
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 29:165-73. 2001
    ..Therefore, we suggest that sagittal split ramus osteotomy should be used as a preferred modification of osteotomy for mandibular distraction...
  26. ncbi [Anesthetic management of an infant with Freeman-Sheldon syndrome]
    Megumi Okawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Osaka Medical Center, Research Institute for Maternal and Child Health, Izumi 594 1101
    Masui 51:659-62. 2002
    ..He had features of the syndrome including blepharophimosis, hypertelorism, a flat nose, microstomia with a limited opening, micrognathia, a very short webbed neck, scoliosis and multiple arthrogryposis...
  27. ncbi Oro-dental and craniofacial anomalies in LEOPARD syndrome
    A A Yam
    Institut d'Odontologie, , Dakar,
    Oral Dis 7:200-2. 2001
    ..Therefore, dental and craniofacial anomalies might be expected in some cases of the disease. The therapeutic management of the lesions, and the follow-up of the patient would be done by a multidisciplinary team...
  28. ncbi The sixth clinical report of a rare association: agnathia-holoprosencephaly-situs inversus
    Selcuk Ozden
    Prenat Diagn 22:840-2. 2002
  29. ncbi Prosthodontic management of an irradiated maxillectomy patient with severe trismus using implant-supported prostheses: a clinical report
    Ansgar C Cheng
    Graduate Prosthodontics, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    J Prosthet Dent 99:344-50. 2008
    ..An edentulous patient who developed microstomia after a maxillary tumor resection and radiation therapy is presented...
  30. ncbi Treatment of an edentulous patient with surgically induced microstomia: a clinical report
    Laith Abd Al-Hadi
    Department of Prosthodontics, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Sana a, Sana a, Yemen
    J Prosthet Dent 87:423-6. 2002
    This clinical report describes the fabrication of a sectioned mandibular complete denture for a patient with severe microstomia. Dovetails were created in the denture base to orient and secure the prosthesis.
  31. ncbi Is hemifacial microsomia linked to multiple maternities?
    K Lawson
    Craniofacial Unit, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    Br J Plast Surg 55:474-8. 2002
    ..This study supports the hypothesis that hemifacial microsomia and microtia are in some way linked to multiple births. Analysis of this link may provide new directions for research into the aetiology of a variety of congenital defects...
  32. ncbi The oral implications of caustic soda ingestion in children
    Fiona Ryan
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dental and Maxillofacial Department, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 101:29-34. 2006
    ..There is perhaps a role for further investigation of early use of antiproliferative agents to prevent scarring, more aggressive surgery, and long-term physiotherapy appliance use. These patients require lifelong follow-up...
  33. doi Dental treatment in a patient with epidermolysis bullosa
    Maria Alice Siqueira
    Center of Formation of Human Resources Specialized in Dental Care for Special Needs Patients, School of Dentistry of Ribeirao Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Spec Care Dentist 28:92-5. 2008
    ..The repetition of these episodes in the oral cavity leads to atrophy of the mucosa, causing microstomia, ankyloglossia, tongue denudation, and vestibule obliteration, characteristics that make dental treatment ..
  34. doi Resorbable distraction of the mandible: technical evolution and clinical experience
    Fernando D Burstein
    Emory University Plastic Surgery Division, Center for Craniofacial Disorders, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 19:637-43. 2008
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  35. ncbi Freeman-Sheldon syndrome: a case report
    L A Corrigan
    Department of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry, School of Clinical Dentistry, Royal Group of Hospitals, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Int J Paediatr Dent 16:440-3. 2006
    Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome is a rare craniofacial syndrome that has not been described in the dental literature to date. The main feature of relevance is severe microstomia, which limits access for routine dental care.
  36. ncbi A classification system and algorithm for reconstruction of maxillectomy and midfacial defects
    P G Cordeiro
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 105:2331-46; discussion 2347-8. 2000
    ..10 patients with excision/reconstruction of the oral commissure; however, two patients (20 percent) developed microstomia after receiving radiotherapy...
  37. ncbi Adding versatility to the reconstruction of intraoral lining: opened pocket method
    Can Cinar
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Craniofac Surg 18:198-202. 2007
    ..She also had a satisfactory oral competence and an acceptable appearance, without microstomia. Despite its disadvantages, prefabrication can make the scapular fascia-cutaneous flap suitable for ..
  38. ncbi Oral implant rehabilitation in a patient with Moebius syndrome
    Jaume Escoda-Francoli
    Centro Medico Teknon, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 14:E295-8. 2009
    ..as facial and tongue muscle weakness, uncontrolled salivation secondary to deficient lip sealing, micrognathia, microstomia, bifid uvula, gothic and fissured palate, fissured tongue, and glossoptosis...
  39. ncbi Auriculo-condylar syndrome: mapping of a first locus and evidence for genetic heterogeneity
    Cibele Masotti
    Instituto de Biociencias, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eur J Hum Genet 16:145-52. 2008
    ..and second pharyngeal arches, is characterized by malformed ears ('question mark ears'), prominent cheeks, microstomia, abnormal temporomandibular joint, and mandibular condyle hypoplasia...
  40. ncbi Lower lip reconstruction after tumor resection; a single author's experience with various methods
    Mohammed A Rifaat
    The Department of Surgery at the National Cancer Institute, Cairo University
    J Egypt Natl Canc Inst 18:323-33. 2006
    ..The author presents through his own clinical experience with lower lip reconstruction at the NCI, an evaluation of the commonly practiced techniques...
  41. ncbi Tight skin and limited joint movements as early presentation of Hutchinson-Gilford progeria in a 7-week-old infant
    Lieve Sevenants
    Department of Paediatrics, University Hospital Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Pediatr 164:283-6. 2005
    ..facial features became more and more apparent: frontal bossing, prominent eyes, thin and fine nose and lips, microstomia, low-set ears and occipito-parietal alopecia...
  42. doi Free radial forearm flap lip reconstruction: a clinical series and case reports of technical refinements
    Mahendra Daya
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Ann Plast Surg 62:361-7. 2009
    ..The use of local tissue for subtotal lower lip loss problems like microstomia and facial and commissure distortion are real risks...
  43. doi Dysmorphic syndrome of hereditary neuralgic amyotrophy associated with a SEPT9 gene mutation--a family study
    F Laccone
    Department of Medical Genetics, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Clin Genet 74:279-83. 2008
    ..an apparent dysmorphic syndrome, including hypotelorism, blepharophimosis, slight ptosis, epicanthal folds, microstomia and dysmorphic ears. One sibling had a cleft palate...
  44. doi Pediatric facial burns
    Theodore A Kung
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 19:951-9. 2008
    ..Serious complications such as occlusion amblyopia and microstomia must be anticipated and urgently addressed to avert permanent consequences, whereas other reconstructive ..
  45. ncbi Oro-dental manifestations in Hallopeau-Siemens-type recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa
    M De Benedittis
    Department of Odontostomatology and Surgery, School of Dentistry, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Clin Exp Dermatol 29:128-32. 2004
    ..RDEB-HS patients present with a distinct pattern of oral involvement consisting of microstomia, ankyloglossia, vestibule obliteration and dental caries...
  46. ncbi De novo interstitial duplication of the 15q11.2-q14 PWS/AS region of maternal origin: Clinical description, array CGH analysis, and review of the literature
    Sophia Kitsiou-Tzeli
    Department of Medical Genetics, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Am J Med Genet A 152:1925-32. 2010
    ..The patient is characterized by severe hypotonia, obesity, microstomia, long eyelashes, hirsutism, microretrognathia, short nose, severe psychomotor retardation, and multiple ..
  47. ncbi A case of otocephaly with anencephaly and meningomyelocele
    T Tos
    Department of Genetics, Dr Sami Ulus Maternity and Children s Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Genet Couns 21:325-8. 2010
    A case of otocephaly with anencephaly and meningomyelocele: Otocephaly is a rare lethal syndrome with microstomia, aglossia, agnathia, and synotia as major clinical features due to arrest in development of the first branchial arch...
  48. ncbi Airway management during an EXIT procedure for a fetus with dysgnathia complex
    Paul A Baker
    Department of Anaesthesia, Auckland Children s Hospital, Park Road, Auckland, New Zealand
    Paediatr Anaesth 14:781-6. 2004
    ..is a rare disorder with a probable genetic basis characterized by a hypoplastic or absent mandible (agnathia), microstomia, microglossia, and ear anomalies secondary to a defect in the ventral portion of the first branchial arch ..
  49. ncbi Sectional impression tray and sectional denture for a microstomia patient
    Shreya S Colvenkar
    Department of Prosthodontics, MNR Dental College and Hospital, Sangareddy, Andhra Pradesh 502294, India
    J Prosthodont 19:161-5. 2010
    b>Microstomia presents a unique challenge to the patient...
  50. doi Management of the oral surgery patient diagnosed with epidermolysis bullosa: report of 3 cases and review of the literature
    Franci Stavropoulos
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Florida College of Dentistry, Gainesville, FL 32610 0416, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:554-9. 2008
  51. doi Novel features in auriculo-condylar syndrome
    Ruth McGowan
    Ferguson Smith Centre for Clinical Genetics, Yorkhill Hospital, Glasgow, UK
    Clin Dysmorphol 20:1-10. 2011
    ..Other clinical features are; facial asymmetry, round faces with prominent cheeks, microstomia, micrognathia, dental malocclusion and hearing loss...
  52. ncbi Dental rehabilitation using an implant-carrying plate system in a severely resorbed edentulous maxilla: a case report
    Hiroshi Kurita
    Department of Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Asahi, Matsumoto, Japan
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 23:117-20. 2008
    ..using an implant-carrying plate system (EPITEC) for a patient with severely resorbed edentulous maxilla and microstomia. In this case, the presence of microstomia prevented bone augmentation procedures through an intraoral approach...
  53. ncbi Fine-Lubinsky syndrome: sibling pair suggests possible autosomal recessive inheritance
    Ashley M Holder
    Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 143:2576-80. 2007
    In 1983, Fine and Lubinsky reported a single patient with craniofacial anomalies, hearing loss, cataracts, microstomia, CNS anomalies, and developmental delay...
  54. ncbi Current perspectives on the etiology of agnathia-otocephaly
    Jean Gekas
    Human Genetics Research Unit, Centre de recherché de l hôpital Saint François d Assise, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Med Genet 53:358-66. 2010
    Agnathia-otocephaly, a rare, sporadic and lethal malformation, is characterized by microstomia (small mouth), aglossia (absence of the tongue), agnathia (absence of the lower jaw) and abnormally positioned ears...
  55. ncbi Prenatal sonographic diagnosis of isolated agnathia: a case report
    S H Yang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 22:190-3. 2003
    Agnathia is a rare malformation characterized by the absence of the mandible, microstomia, aplasia or hypoplasia of the tongue, and low-set or medially fused ears...
  56. doi Rehabilitation of speech and swallowing after burns reconstructive surgery of the lips and nose
    Nicola A Clayton
    Speech Pathology Department and Burns Unit, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Concord, New South Wales, Australia
    J Burn Care Res 30:1039-45. 2009
    ..The severity of injury sustained placed the patient at high risk for microstomia, dysphagia, and speech disorder...
  57. doi Lower lip reconstruction with local neuromusculocutaneous advancement flap
    Gursel Turgut
    Sisli Etfal Research Hospital, Department of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 62:1196-201. 2009
    ..With these techniques, microstomia, commissural distortion, functional insufficiency, and sensorial loss might be observed...
  58. ncbi Chromosome 22q11.2 microdeletion in a patient with hemophilia A
    Murat Derbent
    Department of Pediatrics, Clinical Genetics Unit, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, 6, Street Bahcelievler, 06490 Ankara, Turkey
    Ann Genet 47:181-4. 2004
    ..voice quality and articulation, narrow palpebral fissures, broad and depressed nasal root, high-arched palate, microstomia, and overfolded ears. The patient had no associated congenital cardiac or palatal malformations...
  59. doi Oral care and dental management for patients with epidermolysis bullosa
    Susanne M Krämer
    Department of Oral Medicine and Special Needs Dentistry, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, London, UK
    Dermatol Clin 28:303-9, x. 2010
    ..treatment can be difficult to provide in patients with severe tissue fragility caused by mucosal sloughing, microstomia, ankyloglossia, and scarring...
  60. ncbi [Application of stud structure to sectional upper complete denture for a patient with microstomia]
    Yong Lin Jiang
    Department of Prosthodontics, College of Stomatology, Ninth People s Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200011, China
    Shanghai Kou Qiang Yi Xue 16:388-90. 2007
    Prosthetic rehabilitation with stud structure to sectional complete denture for a patient with microstomia was done and the treatment result was evaluated.
  61. ncbi Intravenous immunoglobulin therapy for scleromyxedema: a case report and review of literature
    Novie Sroa
    Division of Dermatology, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43221, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 9:263-5. 2010
    ..to widespread and indurated plaques resulting in patient disability via decreased mobility, sclerodactyly and microstomia. Abnormalities in the muscular, neurologic, rheumatologic, pulmonary, renal and cardiovascular systems may ..
  62. ncbi Reconstruction of large defect of lower lip and commissure using Karapandzic flap: case report
    H Terziqi
    Dept of Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery, University Hospital of Pristine, Kosovo
    Niger J Med 18:222-3. 2009
    ..The scars followed natural folds of the face and despite a slight microstomia gave an acceptable esthetic appearance...
  63. ncbi A sectional stock tray system for making impressions
    Chikahiro Ohkubo
    Department of Removable Prosthodontics, Tsurumi Univeristy School of Dental Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    J Prosthet Dent 90:201-4. 2003
    ..It may be used not only for individual dental arches but also for patients with microstomia or constricted oral openings...
  64. ncbi Scleromyxoedema: treatment of cutaneous and systemic manifestations with high-dose intravenous immunoglobulin
    A Kulczycki
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Washington School of Medicine St Louis, MO, U S A
    Br J Dermatol 149:1276-81. 2003
    ..As all patients had perioral skin involvement and microstomia, one measure of cutaneous improvement was the increase in intraincisor distance...
  65. ncbi Computed tomographic reconstruction of a fetus with the dysgnathia complex (agnathia-otocephaly)
    Priya V Rajan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California Irvine Medical Center, 101 The City Drive, Building 56, Suite 800, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Prenat Diagn 27:130-2. 2007
    ..absence of the lower jaw with union or close approximation of the lower ears on the front of the neck, microstomia, and hypoglossia...
  66. doi A simplified technique for solving the transfer problem of implant-supported fixed partial dentures for patients with microstomia
    Bulent Uludag
    Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Oral Implantol 39:169-71. 2013
    Techniques for treating a fully or partially edentulous patient with microstomia have been developed to overcome the challenge of accessing the oral cavity...
  67. doi Aphonia, microstomia, deafness, retinal dystrophy, duplicated halluces and intellectual disability
    Ariana Kariminejad
    Kariminejad Najmabadi Pathology and Genetics Center, Tehran, Iran
    Am J Med Genet A 158:2756-62. 2012
    ..Because of parental consanguinity, absence of manifestations in parents, and occurrence in sibs of opposite sex, an autosomal recessive pattern of inheritance is likely...
  68. ncbi Oral manifestations and challenges in dental treatment of epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica
    Thais Regina Kummer
    School of Dentistry, Centro Universitário de União da Vitória, União da Vitória, Parana, Brazil
    J Dent Child (Chic) 80:97-100. 2013
    ..Besides the skin manifestations, the extra- and intra-oral exams revealed lesions on the lips and mucosa, microstomia, ankyloglossia, depapillated tongue, and carious teeth...
  69. ncbi Freeman Sheldon syndrome with marked kyphoscoliosis at birth: a case report
    B S Naher
    Department of Paediatrics, Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Mymensingh Med J 22:206-9. 2013
    ..There are three basic abnormalities like microstomia with pouting lips, camptodactyly with ulnar deviation of the fingers and talipes equinovarus...
  70. doi Freeman-Sheldon syndrome: a dental perspective
    Dexton A Johns
    Department of Endodontics, Government Dental College, Calicut, Kerala, India
    J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 31:184-7. 2013
    ..It is characterized by three basic abnormalities: microstomia with pouting lips, camptodactyly with ulnar deviation of the fingers, and talipes equinovarus...
  71. ncbi Hereditary epidermolysis bullosa. Dental management of three cases
    C Serrano Martínez
    Departamento de Estomatología de la Universidad de Valencia, Espana
    Med Oral 6:48-56. 2001
    ..subepidermal blisters--the recessive form being the variant involving the greatest oral lesions (microstomia, ankyloglossia, milium cysts and rampant caries)...
  72. ncbi Moebius syndrome with oral involvement
    M V X De Serpa Pinto
    School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int J Paediatr Dent 12:446-9. 2002
    The oral findings of 12 patients with Moebius syndrome are described. Facial weakness, hypoplastic upper lip, microstomia, mouth-angle drooping, hypoplasia of mandible, gothic palate, tongue weakness, fissured tongue, tongue atrophy and ..
  73. ncbi A case of mosaic supernumerary ring chromosome 15 with two copies of the segment 15p11.1-q14
    Ying S Zou
    Cytogenetics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 140:1663-8. 2006
    ..1-q14 region. She exhibits hypotonia, developmental delay, speech delay, microstomia, micrognathia, and other mild dysmorphic features...
  74. doi Fabrication of a unilateral oral commissure retractor
    Stephen G Alfano
    Naval Medical Center, San Diego, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, Calif, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 108:398-400. 2012
    The fabrication of a unilateral device to treat microstomia after trauma is presented. Maximum opening was recorded before treatment...
  75. pmc Bilateral mandibular condylysis from systemic sclerosis: case report of surgical correction with bilateral total temporomandibular joint replacement
    Jean Charles Doucet
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Craniomaxillofac Trauma Reconstr 4:11-8. 2011
    ..disease are numerous including masklike appearance, trismus, muscular atrophy, thin atrophied lips, secondary microstomia, xerostomia, rigidity of tongue and lips, widening of the periodontal ligament space, trigeminal neuralgia, and ..
  76. ncbi Rehabilitation of an extraoral and intraoral defect complicated with microstomia. A study case
    L M Abdulhadi
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 20:81-5. 2012
    ..This resulted in practically good retention, placement, and adaptation of the two parts of the prosthesis...
  77. ncbi Provision of resin bonded bridgework for a patient with microstomia secondary to scleroderma
    G McKenna
    UCC Dental School and Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 20:56-60. 2012
    ..number of years previously by her medical practitioner and the patient reported that her scleroderma-associated microstomia had progressed significantly in recent years...
  78. doi Schwartz-Jampel syndrome: a review of the literature and case report
    Sreekanth K Mallineni
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Spec Care Dentist 32:105-11. 2012
    ..and muscular abnormalities may result in oro-dental manifestations such as atypical facies, with micrognathia, microstomia, pursed lips, crossbite, cleft palate, as well as mandibular hypoplasia, the risk of dentigerous cysts, and ..
  79. ncbi Morphometric analyses of the mandible in prepubertal craniofacial microsomia patients treated with an inverted-L osteotomy
    Tanya L Cerajewska
    Dental School, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK
    Clin Anat 15:100-7. 2002
    ..It is concluded that improvements in the lateral facial profile of CFM patients can be achieved using an inverted-L osteotomy, with little relapse approximately 2 years postoperatively...
  80. ncbi Functional upper airway obstruction in a child with Freeman-Sheldon syndrome
    Joerg Schefels
    Neonatologische Intensivmedizin, Kinderklinik, Aachen, Deutschland
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 64:53-6. 2002
    Freeman-Sheldon syndrome is defined as a combination of microstomia, deep set eyes, small palpebral fissures, arthrogryposis with ulnar deviation of the hand, talipes equinovarus and generalized muscular hypertension...
  81. ncbi Is early osteodistraction a solution for the ascending ramus compartment in hemifacial microsomia? A literature study
    Maurice Y Mommaerts
    Division of Maxillo Facial Surgery, General Hospital St Jan, Bruges, Belgium
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 30:201-7. 2002
    ..The aim of this literature survey was to find evidence for this hypothesis by analysing long-term follow-up reports on distraction histiogenesis in the ascending ramus...
  82. ncbi Reconstruction of the labiomental region with local flaps
    Selma Sönmez Ergün
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, SSK Vakif Gureba Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Dermatol Surg 28:863-5. 2002
    ..Many operative techniques have been described for the reconstruction of this region...
  83. doi Epidemiology of holoprosencephaly: Prevalence and risk factors
    Ieda M Orioli
    Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet 154:13-21. 2010
    ..Severe ear defects, as well as microstomia, were part of the spectrum of HPE...
  84. ncbi Adjunctive commissure splint therapy: a revised approach
    Jean Francois Bedard
    The University of Chicago Medical Center, Walter G Zoller Memorial Dental Clinic, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 89:408-11. 2003
    ..effective in association with surgery in reducing the effects of scar contraction that ultimately results in microstomia and reduced quality of life...
  85. ncbi Dominant inheritance of cleft palate, microstomia and micrognathia--possible linkage to the fragile site at 16q22 (FRA16B)
    F McKenzie
    Hunter Genetics and University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Clin Dysmorphol 11:237-41. 2002
    We report a family in which a father and his three children are affected with microstomia, micrognathia and partial or complete cleft of the hard and soft palate...
  86. ncbi Application of cast magnetic attachments to sectional complete dentures for a patient with microstomia: a clinical report
    Ikuya Watanabe
    Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 88:573-7. 2002
    Patients with microstomia who must wear removable dental prostheses often state that they are unable to insert or remove the prosthesis because of the constricted opening of the oral cavity...
  87. ncbi Reconstruction of the oral commissure with the use of a new technique: the asterisk design
    Alper Sari
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    J Craniofac Surg 20:1256-9. 2009
    b>Microstomia reconstruction due to the presence a blunted oral commissure is a challenging task because it requires the restoration of intricately balanced distinct layers of tissues: the oral mucosa, the orbicular muscle, the vermilion ..
  88. ncbi Severe microstomia due to burn by caustic soda
    Eduardo Mordjikian
    Plastic Surgeon of the Mandaqui Hospital Complex, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Burns 28:802-5. 2002
  89. ncbi Fibrous ankylosis after distraction osteogenesis of a costochondral neomandible in a patient with grade III hemifacial microsomia
    D J Thomas
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Craniofac Surg 12:469-74. 2001
    ....
  90. ncbi Changes in soft tissue facial profile of craniofacial microsomia patients: geometric morphometrics
    T L Cerajewska
    Dental School, University of Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Int J Adult Orthodon Orthognath Surg 16:61-71. 2001
    ....
  91. ncbi Functinal and aesthetic outcome of reconstruction of large oro-facial defects involving the lip after tumor resection
    Adel D Denewer
    The Department of Surgical Oncology Unit, Mansoura University Cancer Center, Mansoura, Egypt
    J Egypt Natl Canc Inst 18:61-6. 2006
    ..Surgery could be curative as these cancers usually metastasize very late by blood stream...
  92. doi Post-burn microstomia: anatomy and elimination with trapeze-flap plasty
    Viktor M Grishkevich
    Department of Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery, A V Vishnevsky Institute of Surgery of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow, Russia
    Burns 37:484-9. 2011
    Perioral contractures after burn (microstomia) is a common consequence of facial burns. A small oral opening creates a problem for oral hygiene, food intake and intubation...
  93. ncbi Morphometry of the mandible in prepubertal craniofacial microsomia patients following an inverted L osteotomy
    G D Singh
    Dundee Dental Hospital and School, University of Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Int J Adult Orthodon Orthognath Surg 14:229-35. 1999
    ..Although mandibular morphology is improved in CFM patients who are surgically treated by an inverted L osteotomy, some relapse is evident due to deficient growth, localized in the mandibular ramus and body of the affected side...
  94. ncbi Distraction osteogenesis of the ascending ramus for mandibular hypoplasia using extraoral or intraoral devices: a report of 8 cases
    P Rubio-Bueno
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Hospital Universitario de la Princesa, Madrid, Spain
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 58:593-9; discussion 600-1. 2000
    ..This report presents the results of distraction osteogenesis using unidirectional extraoral and intraoral devices in 8 patients with different grades of vertical mandibular ramus hypoplasia...
  95. ncbi Transmission of the dysgnathia complex from mother to daughter
    M S Erlich
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 6100, USA
    Am J Med Genet 95:269-74. 2000
    ..of dysgnathia, a rare disorder characterized by severe mandibular hypoplasia or agenesis, ear anomalies, microstomia, and microglossia...
  96. doi Oral electrical burns in children-a model of multidisciplinary care
    Farhad Yeroshalmi
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    J Burn Care Res 32:e25-30. 2011
    ..This collaborative effort and a novel microstomia prevention device produced a superior functional and aesthetic result...
  97. ncbi Dental care management in a child with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa
    Carolina Paes Torres
    Department of Pediatric Clinic, Preventive and Community Dentistry, Ribeirao Preto Dental School, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil
    Braz Dent J 22:511-6. 2011
    ..repeated blistering and scar formation leading to limited oral opening, ankyloglossia, tongue denudation, microstomia, vestibule obliteration and predisposition to oral carcinoma...
  98. pmc Effect of orofacial exercises on oral aperture in adults with systemic sclerosis
    Hon K Yuen
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 34:84-9. 2012
    ..To examine the effect of a home orofacial exercise program on increasing oral aperture among adults with systemic sclerosis (SSc)...
  99. pmc Oral rehabilitation with implant-based prostheses of two adult patients treated for childhood rhabdomyosarcoma
    Anke Korfage
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Maxillofacial Prosthetics, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 30 001 BB70, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Support Care Cancer 19:1477-80. 2011
    ..As a result of this treatment, facial growth retardation and oral abnormalities such as malformation of teeth and microstomia can cause esthetic and functional problems.
  100. doi Clinical management of microstomia due to the static treatment of facial paralysis and oral rehabilitation with dental implants
    Firat Selvi
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Craniofac Surg 22:967-9. 2011
    ..b>Microstomia after a sling procedure is not a previously observed complication in the literature...
  101. doi Reconstruction of medium-sized defects of oral commissure by combining double full-thickness cheek rhomboidal flaps and a small lip switch flap
    Mohammed A Rifaat
    Department of Surgery Service for Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, National Cancer Institute, Cairo University, Fom al khalig, Cairo, Egypt
    Ann Plast Surg 67:134-8. 2011
    ..Each parameter received a score of good, moderate, or poor. Six patients had a good overall functional score. Microstomia was noted only in 1 patient. The overall aesthetic score for all the 7 patients was moderate...

Research Grants1

  1. Oral Health in People with Systemic Sclerosis
    Hon Yuen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..SSc adults experience manifestations of the systemic disease that include microstomia, xerostomia, and impaired manual dexterity...