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RMJ. 2015; 40(3): 331-332


A non syndromic bilateral transverse facial cleft (Macrostomia)

Lamees Abdelrahim Arabiyat, Khalid Ali El-Maaytah, Mohammad Abdalla Abu Assamen.

Abstract
Macrostomia is an extremely rare congenital facial anomaly mentioned in medical literature as lateral facial cleft or lateral lip cleft. It can occur on one side or bilaterally and is usually associated with other deformities and rarely isolated. We present here an isolated bilateral macrostomia patient who underwent multiple layered W-plasty repairs.

Key words: Macrostomia, bilatral facial cleft, tissier



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