Orthognathic surgery and partial glossectomy in a patient with merosin-deficient congenital muscular dystrophy.


c i b p T t s Muscular dystrophy (MD) describes a group of hereditary muscular diseases. The molecular mechanisms that cause the different forms of MD vary, as do the incidence and impact on a patient’s quality of life. The most common form, Duchenne MD, follows an Xlinked inheritance pattern and occurs with an incidence of approximately 1 in 3,500 live… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.joms.2011.10.011

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