volume 41, issue 6, P527-531 2013
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2012.11.019
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Ali Borzabadi-Farahani, Stephen L.-K. Yen, Cameron Francis, Pedro A. Lara-Sanchez, Jeffrey Hammoudeh

Abstract: A Tessier no. 7 cleft is a lateral facial cleft which originates from the oral cavity and extends towards the tragus, involving both soft-tissue and skeletal components. A male patient presenting with both maxillary jaw duplication and bilateral Tessier no. 7 clefts, which has been reported only twice in the literature, is described. Bilateral facial clefts, macrostomia and chondro-cutaneous remnants were noted, which were repaired and resected. With further growth, facial asymmetry and asymmetric facial nerve…

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