The incidence of anterior belly of digastric agenesis in patients with hemifacial microsomia.

@article{Macquillan2010TheIO,
  title={The incidence of anterior belly of digastric agenesis in patients with hemifacial microsomia.},
  author={Anthony Macquillan and Fulvio Ursa Biarda and Adriaan O. Grobbelaar},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={126 4},
  pages={1285-90}
}
BACKGROUND : The study examined the incidence of anterior belly of digastric muscle agenesis in patients with hemifacial microsomia, to determine the need for routine imaging of the floor of the mouth in patients within this group requesting dynamic lower lip reanimation. METHODS : Patients presenting with microtia were assessed according to the OMENS [orbital deformity, mandibular hypoplasia, ear deformity, nerve (cranialnerve VII) involvement, and soft-tissue deficiency] criteria, and also… CONTINUE READING