volume 39, issue 3, P158-163 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2010.05.001
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Philipp Meyer-Marcotty, Janka Kochel, Hartmut Boehm, Christian Linz, Uwe Klammert, Angelika Stellzig-Eisenhauer

Abstract: Although there is principal agreement that increased facial asymmetry is associated with decreased facial attractiveness, there are no studies analysing face perception in patients with a unilateral cleft lip and palate (CLP) (uCLP) compared to orthognathic Class III patients. To this end, three-dimensional (3D) data on the faces of 30 adults with a complete uCLP, 20 orthognathic patients with a severe skeletal Class III, and 20 adults with a skeletal Class I as a control group were generated. The 3D asymmetry…

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