Craniofacial anthropometric analysis in Down syndrome.

  title={Craniofacial anthropometric analysis in Down syndrome.},
  author={Krishnamurthy Asha and S LakshmiPrabha and C M Nanjaiah and Sathya Narayana Prashanth},
  journal={Indian journal of pediatrics},
  volume={78 9},
OBJECTIVE To determine, in a representative sample of young patients with Down syndrome, the specificity of craniofacial anthropometric profile for the syndrome, which can be used in the diagnosis, monitoring of growth and eventual plastic surgical procedures in the cranio-facial region and to identify anthropometric variables which best discriminate group of patients with Down syndrome from healthy persons. Limited Asian reports are available, and may not be able to be extrapolated for use in… CONTINUE READING