Unequal conjoined twins in which the smaller, incomplete parasite is attached to the larger autosite at the lower jaw. See: conjoined twins.
[epi- + G. gnathos, jaw]
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Other terms--choristoma, hamartoma, heterotopia, epignathus, and dermoid--refer to separate, unique entities that are not covered here.
Three-dimensional scanning augmented with color blood flow imaging cinched the diagnosis of epignathus.