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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 54, No. 1, 2006, pp. 97-99
Bioline Code: ni06028
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Neurology India, Vol. 54, No. 1, 2006, pp. 97-99

 en Case Report - Craniofacial surgery for craniometaphyseal dysplasia
Ahmad FU, Mahapatra AK, Mahajan H


Craniometaphyseal dysplasia (CMD) is a rare congenital bone dysplasia with abnormal bony overgrowth leading to characteristic facial features and cranial nerve compression. We present a 10-year-old child with bony swelling at the nasal root since birth along with decreased hearing in both ears. She had normal developmental milestones and intelligence. On examination, she had bossing of forehead with very broad nasal root, short septum, hypertelorism and epicanthic folds. CT scan with 3D reconstruction revealed grossly thickened calvarium and hyperostosis and sclerosis of the cranial base. As the major concern of the parents was cosmetic, craniofacial reconstruction was performed with good cosmetic outcome

Craniofacial remodeling, craniometaphyseal dysplasia.

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