stomatognathic system abnormalities


Summary: Congenital structural abnormalities of the mouth and jaws, including the dentition.

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  1. Chen Y, Noordhoff M. Duplication of stomatodeal structures: report of three cases with literature review and suggestion for classification. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1989;84:733-40 pubmed
    ..The literature is reviewed, and a classification is suggested: type I, a duplicated mouth; type II, duplication of maxilla-upper lip or mandible-lower lip complex; and type III, centrally located, poorly developed lip-jaw duplication. ..
  2. Zavaglia V, Nori A, Fedeli P, Pierantonelli L. [Dental pathology in malformation syndromes: the methodology and intervention timing]. Pediatr Med Chir. 1993;15 Suppl 1:43-4 pubmed
    ..The frequent marked involvement of the craniofacial area in malformation syndromes suggests the opportunity of a specialist methodology to standardize odontostomatological therapy. ..
  3. Ishihara Y, Kuroda S, Kawanabe N, Takano Yamamoto T, Yamashiro T. Intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy improved the stomatognathic function in an elderly patient with mandibular protrusion: a case report. Acta Med Okayama. 2010;64:345-9 pubmed
    ..In conclusion, surgical repositioning of the mandible using IVRO leads to both morphological and functional improvements even in elderly patients. ..
  4. Lil in E, Gordeeva E, Dmitrieva L. [Dental aspects of infantile cerebral paralysis]. Stomatologiia (Mosk). 2002;81:61-5 pubmed
  5. Kapoor V, Flom L, Fitz C. Oropharyngeal fetus in fetu. Pediatr Radiol. 2004;34:488-91 pubmed
    ..Complete surgical removal of the mass was aided by imaging. Follow-up of these patients is recommended to detect the rare incidence of malignant degeneration. ..
  6. Tatarciuc M, Grădinaru I, Viţalariu A. [Dento-stomato-facial rehabilitation of young patients. Practical alternatives]. Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi. 2004;108:690-5 pubmed
  7. He D, Zhang Y, Zhang Z. [The application of three-dimensional model in the oral and maxillofacial surgery]. Zhonghua Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2001;36:334-7 pubmed
    ..By using three-dimensional models eight patients with comprehensive bone defects had good results. Three-dimensional models can help surgeons in many ways for the therapy of the oral and maxillofacial deformities. ..
  8. Skrinjaric I, Jukić J, Skrinjaric K, Glavina D, Legović M, Ulovec Z. Dental and minor physical anomalies in children with developmental disorders--a discriminant analysis. Coll Antropol. 2003;27:769-78 pubmed
  9. Connor S, Davitt S. Masticator space masses and pseudomasses. Clin Radiol. 2004;59:237-45 pubmed
    ..Benign processes and normal variations, which mimic masticator space pathology, are also considered. ..

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  1. Ernst L, Quinn P, Alawi F. Novel oral findings in Schimmelpenning syndrome. Am J Med Genet A. 2007;143A:881-3 pubmed
    ..Also found were multiple complex odontomas, bilateral maxillary fibro-osseous lesions and recurrent central giant cell granulomas of the jaws. ..
  2. Gottstein I, Borutta A. [The suitability of orthodontical groups of indications (OGI) for preventive dental examinations of the public health service]. Gesundheitswesen. 2007;69:577-81 pubmed
  3. Castro M, Toro A, Sakano E, Ribeiro J. Evaluation of oral functions of the stomatognathic system according to the levels of asthma severity. J Soc Bras Fonoaudiol. 2012;24:119-24 pubmed
    ..Regardless of the severity level, children with asthma have altered patterns of chewing, swallowing and speech. ..
  4. Cappellette M, Ferreira da Costa C, de Nobrega M, de Oliveira W, Weckx L. Oromandibular and limb hypogenesis syndrome: treatment report. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2013;116:e230-6 pubmed publisher
    ..This extensive treatment resulted in acceptable function and esthetic appearance; however, because of lingual hypoglossia, it did not effect perfect occlusion. ..
  5. D Alessandro G, Tagariello T, Piana G. Cleidocranial dysplasia: etiology and stomatognathic and craniofacial abnormalities. Minerva Stomatol. 2010;59:117-27 pubmed
  6. Cohen S, Holmes R, Machado L, Magit A. Surgical strategies in the treatment of complex obstructive sleep apnoea in children. Paediatr Respir Rev. 2002;3:25-35 pubmed
    ..Although still the gold standard of care, tracheostomy is not a benign procedure and the toll on both the patient and family can be devastating. ..
  7. Ben Abraham R, Yaalom R, Kluger Y, Stein M, Weinbroum A, Paret G. Problematic intubation in soldiers: are there predisposing factors?. Mil Med. 2000;165:111-3 pubmed
    ..Complicated scenarios and deficient skills of the physicians are the most important factors that contribute to in-field failures to secure airway control. Several recommendations to remedy this situation are offered...
  8. Lo Muzio L, Nocini P, Savoia A, Consolo U, Procaccini M, Zelante L, et al. Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome. Clinical findings in 37 Italian affected individuals. Clin Genet. 1999;55:34-40 pubmed
    ..A future search based on mutation screening might establish a possible genotype phenotype correlation in Italian patients...
  9. Guilleminault C. Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. A review. Psychiatr Clin North Am. 1987;10:607-21 pubmed
    ..Treatments include nasal continuous positive airway pressure, tracheostomy, weight loss, uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, mandibular advancement, and so forth. ..