Craniofacial Disorders - Orofacial Features and Peculiarities in Dental Treatment

Syndromes with Characteristic Facies

Author(s): Marcia Ribeiro Gomide, Gisele da Silva Dalben and Lucimara Teixeira das Neves

Pp: 114-131 (18)

DOI: 10.2174/9781681085166117010014

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A wide array of syndromes reported in the literature have significant impact on the craniofacial complex, with great influence on the facial aspect, which is usually typical of each syndrome. For this reason, this chapter refers to these disorders as “syndromes with unusual facies”, as described in the classical book of Gorlin et al.,. Affecting the craniofacial complex, these syndromes also often have significant implications for dental treatment and affected individuals may have peculiar dental needs.

Keywords: Autosomal dominant, Autosomal recessive, Craniofrontonasal dysplasia, De Lange syndrome, Dental care, Frontonasal dysplasia, Fronto-faci- -nasal dysplasia, Kabuki syndrome, Mobius syndrome, Opitz GBBB syndrome, Robinow syndrome, Tooth abnormalities, X-linked.

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