cheilognathouranoschisis

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cheilognathouranoschisis (plural cheilognathouranoschises)

  1. (pathology) A cleavage of the lip, alveolar ridge and palate
    • 2015 July 9, Andreas F. Hellak et al., “Influence of maxillary advancement surgery on skeletal and soft-tissue changes in the nose — a retrospective cone-beam computed tomography study”, in Head & Face Medicine[1], volume 11, DOI:10.1186/s13005-015-0080-y:
      The criteria for inclusion in the patient group were: Caucasian descent Maxillary retrognathia (SNA  80°) Not of Caucasian descent Additional intraoperative augmentation of the midface Craniofacial anomalies or syndromes, or any form of cheilognathouranoschisis Surgically, a Le Fort I osteotomy of the maxilla in combination with bridle sutures for the bases of the two ala was used [ 16, 17, 28, 29 ].