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Craniofacial reconstruction - series—Indications



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 4/14/2015

Updated by: Hebe Molmenti, MD, PhD, private practice specializing in plastic and reconstructive surgery, Baltimore, MD. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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