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pogonion

 [po-go´ne-on]
the anterior midpoint of the chin.
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po·go·ni·on

(pō-gō'ni-on),
In craniometry, the most anterior point on the mandible in the midline; the most anterior, prominent point on the chin.
Synonym(s): mental point
[G. dim. of pōgōn, beard]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

po·go·ni·on

(pō-gō'nē-on)
craniometry The most anterior point on the mandible in the midline; the most anterior, prominent point on the chin.
Synonym(s): mental point.
[G. dim. of pōgōn, beard]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

po·go·ni·on

(pō-gō'nē-on)
In craniometry, most anterior point on mandible in the midline.
[G. dim. of pōgōn, beard]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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As mentioned earlier, the use of this technique would result in an accentuated projection of the pogonion, so another retrusion/impaction genioplasty surgery would be necessary.
As for the observed deficient mandibular projection values (projection of lower lip, soft tissue B point and soft tissue pogonion), the reason could either be the insufficiency of soft tissue thicknesses, skeletal inadequacies, lower lip exerting pressure during function or backwards rotation of the mandible.
Variable number Measurement Var1 Maximum mandibular length Var2 Bigonial width Var3 Maximum ramus height (*) Var4 Mandibular length (projection) Var5 Bicondylar breadth Var6 Bicoronoid breadth Var7 (*) Mandibular notch breadth (*) Var (*) Height of mandibular body (*) Var9 (*) Bimental breadth Var10 (*) Breadth of mandibular body (*) Var11 (*) Minimum ramus breadth Var12 (*) Mandibular angle (*) Var13 (*) Mandibular notch depth (*) Variable number Definition Var1 Distance from the anterior midline point on the chin (pogonion) to a center point of the bigonion line.
The nose showed equal forward growth in both groups, but the soft-tissue pogonion was significantly further anteriorly in the treated group.
Mandibular retrognathism was evaluated in accordance with the position of the pogonion when the virtual imaginary line between the vermilion line and the chin on a patient sitting in a Frankfort horizontal position is taken into consideration.
Using advancement genioplasty, Pogonion (Pog) was moved 10.0 mm horizontally forward and 2.0 mm vertically upward.
La convexidad facial corresponde a la distancia en milimetros medida desde el punto A de Downs, ubicado en la zona mas concava de la linea que une la espina nasal anterior con la cresta del proceso alveolar superior, al plano facial, definido entre los puntos Nasion (N) y Pogonion (Pg) (Figura 1).
Que el plano de Camper, determinado por la linea que une la parte media del trago y la parte media externa del ala de la nariz, senala con mucha aproximacion el plano de oclusion y que el plano mandibular establecido entre el punto gonion y el punto pogonion es un reparo natural facil de identificar.