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Craniofacial reconstruction - series—Normal anatomy

Normal anatomy

Overview

There are four major bones of the face: the maxilla, the zygoma, the mandible, and the frontal bone of the cranium.

Review Date 5/15/2019

Updated by: Tang Ho, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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