Facial dimple with accessory bone and teeth.


Accessory jaws (distomus), with or without teeth, rarely occur. This condition has been observed most commonly in association with lateral facial clefts. A case of a 6-year-old child with a unilateral facial dimple which is interpreted as a putative vestige of a lateral facial cleft and accessory maxilla is reported. Possible aetiology is addressed and… (More)


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@article{DeGurse1995FacialDW, title={Facial dimple with accessory bone and teeth.}, author={K DeGurse and H. Chung and Michael J Pharoah}, journal={Dento maxillo facial radiology}, year={1995}, volume={24 2}, pages={135-8} }