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Lateral facial cleft, accessory maxilla and hemifacial microsomia: An uncommon triad

Author(s): Anantanarayanan P | Manikandhan R | Thomas Titus | Satish Kumar M

Journal: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
ISSN 0973-029X

Volume: 11;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 80;
Date: 2007;
Original page

Keywords: Hemifacial microsomia | lateral facial cleft | macrostomia | maxillary cleft | tessier cleft

This is a report of a unique case of lateral facial cleft (Tessier 7 soft tissue) combined with a posterior maxillary cleft (Tessier 6 skeletal) and mandibular hypoplasia presented in an eight-year-old boy. The varied clinical findings, along with the rarity of the occurrence, mandate documentation of this entity and a thorough review of literature.
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