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craniofacial

 [kra″ne-o-fa´shal]
of or pertaining to the cranium and face.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cra·ni·o·fa·cial

(krā'nē-ō-fā'shăl),
Relating to both the face and the cranium.
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craniofacial

(krā′nē-ō-fā′shəl)
adj.
Of or involving both the cranium and the face: craniofacial surgery.
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cra·ni·o·fa·cial

(krā'nē-ō-fā'shăl)
Relating to both the face and the cranium.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

craniofacial

Pertaining to the cranium and the face.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

cra·ni·o·fa·cial

(krā'nē-ō-fā'shăl)
Relating to both face and cranium.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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When studying subtle craniofacial malformations, the researchers again found evidence for low-level effects of alcohol exposure.
It is a common problem in children with various types of chromosomal and neuromuscular disabilities and in children with craniofacial malformations. Specific diagnosis of the underlying disability is important, since treatments are tailored to each individual problem.
The syndrome exhibits different clinical manifestations at birth, such as constriction rings and limb and digital amputations, together with diverse craniofacial malformations and thoracic-abdominal wall anomalies [1,2].
DISCUSSION: Treacher Collins syndrome, also known as mandibulofacial dystosis, is genetic disorder giving rise to craniofacial malformations. The affected structural development results in problems affecting the form and function of the eyes, ears, nose, maxilla, palate, mandible, and airway.
It is also a common feature seen in embryos after exposure to a variety of teratogenes that induce craniofacial malformations. There are three distinct types of PCD (rev by Sulik, 1988).
(3,6) Other craniofacial malformations include hypertelorism, flat nasal bridge, choanal atresia, hypoplastic mandible, and clefting of the lip and palate.
It is characterized by craniofacial malformations, limb abnormalities, poor growth, and psychomotor delays).
Obesity, preexisting congenital heart disease, and craniofacial malformation, such as that seen in children with Down syndrome, may be cofactors contributing to obstruction, as will concurrent upper respiratory tract infections.