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Malocclusion -Syndromes

  • Mobius syndrome is otherwise called as congenital facial diplegia.It is usually manifested in infancy during the first few days of life by failure to close the eyes during sleep.Because of partial or complete paralysis the infant exhibits no change in facial expression even while crying or laughing.
  • The prominent lips are often everted and the mouth may remain partially opened.
    • Hallermann – Streiff syndrome
    • Etiology: Unknown , all cases to dte sporadic.
    • Striking features:- Dyscephaly; hypotrichosis,congenital cataracts,beaked nose, micrognathia, anteriorly placed mandibular condyles,natal teeth ; oligodontia; short stature


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