Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2008  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 77--80

Congenital bilateral fusion of the maxillomandibular alveolar processes with craniosynostosis : report of a rare case


SO Ajike, OO Adeosun, ET Adebayo, JO Anyiam, I Jalo, ND Chom 
 Department of Dental Surgery, Federal Medical Center, Nguru, Nigeria

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S O Ajike
Department of Dental Surgery, Federal Medical Center, Nguru, Nigeria

A rare congenital anomaly of maxillomandibular fusion with pectus excavatum and craniosynostosis in a neonate is presented. The child was kept alive by nasogastric tube feeding. A modification of classification of syngnathia is proposed. The aetiopathogenesis and difficulty in management in our environment are discussed.


How to cite this article:
Ajike S O, Adeosun O O, Adebayo E T, Anyiam J O, Jalo I, Chom N D. Congenital bilateral fusion of the maxillomandibular alveolar processes with craniosynostosis : report of a rare case.Niger J Clin Pract 2008;11:77-80


How to cite this URL:
Ajike S O, Adeosun O O, Adebayo E T, Anyiam J O, Jalo I, Chom N D. Congenital bilateral fusion of the maxillomandibular alveolar processes with craniosynostosis : report of a rare case. Niger J Clin Pract [serial online] 2008 [cited 2022 May 20 ];11:77-80
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