volume 40, issue 4, P347-353 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.05.010
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Michael Engel, Oliver C. Thiele, Joachim Mühling, Jürgen Hoffmann, Kolja Freier, Gregor Castrillon-Oberndorfer, Robin Seeberger

Abstract: Children with nonsyndromatic isolated metopic suture synostosis suffer from a significant deformity of the supraorbital ridges, the temporal regions and hypotelorism. We retrospectively analyzed 54 consecutive cases of isolated nonsyndromatic metopic synostosis treated over a 14-year-period. The data were evaluated using patients' clinical records, skull radiographs in two planes, CT-scans, MRI scans and pre-/post-operative photographs. Surgery with standardized fronto-orbital advancement was performed at a me…

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