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Craniofacial reconstruction - series—Indications

Indications

Overview

Patients requiring craniofacial reconstruction have:

  • birth defects (such as hypertelorism, Crouzon's disease, Apert's syndrome)
  • injuries to the head, face, or jaws (maxillofacial)
  • tumors
  • deformities caused by treatments of tumors

Review Date 4/12/2017

Updated by: David A. Lickstein, MD, FACS, specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. 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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