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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710021

Craniofacial, Tongue, and Speech Characteristics in Anterior Open Bite Patients of East African Ethnicity

Meng-Zhao Deng, Daniel F Leotta, Greg J Huang, Zhi-He Zhao and Zi-Jun Liu

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: February 09, 2019

The role of the tongue in the pathophysiology of anterior open bite (AOB) is poorly understood. This study characterized tongue morphology and functional motion, craniofacial skeletal pattern and upper airway space, and speech function in East African children with and without AOB. Ten 9-12 year-old children of East African descent were recruited, five with AOB and five as control. Cone-beam CT scans, ultrasound imaging of the tongue during chewing and swallowing, and inter-labial pressure and l...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710020

Clinical Inspection and Image Exams Evaluation of Traumatic Wounds: A Case Report

Vitor Jose Fonseca, Renata Silveira Sagnori, Gabriel Albuquerque Guillen, Marcio de Moraes and Alexander Tadeu Sverzut

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: January 14, 2019

The face is in a position exposed to trauma, which often leads to soft tissue rupture, favoring the penetration and retention of foreign bodies. The present paper is a case report which aims to clarify some pitfalls in the evaluation of traumatic wounds. A 28-year-old female who was a victim of an automobile accident, presenting lacerations in the face already sutured during our evaluation, with suspicion of bone fractures. Computed tomography evaluation showed comminuted fractures in the anteri...

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