Congenital maxillomandibular fusion: a case report and review of the literature.


Congenital fusion of mandible to maxilla (syngnathia) is rare. Only 25 cases of syngnathia have been reported up to date since the first case was reported in 1936. Of these cases only six have involved fusion of the ascending rami of mandible to the maxilla and zygomatic complex. This report is an additional case of syngnathia involving bilateral bony… (More)