"Facial Bones" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The facial skeleton, consisting of bones situated between the cranial base and the mandibular region. While some consider the facial bones to comprise the hyoid (HYOID BONE), palatine (HARD PALATE), and zygomatic (ZYGOMA) bones, MANDIBLE, and MAXILLA, others include also the lacrimal and nasal bones, inferior nasal concha, and vomer but exclude the hyoid bone. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p113)
- Facial Bones
- Bone, Facial
- Bones, Facial
- Facial Bone
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Facial Bones" by people in Profiles.
Facial Fractures: Pearls and Perspectives. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 05; 141(5):742e-758e.
Complications of pediatric facial fractures. J Craniofac Surg. 2012 Jul; 23(4):1023-7.
Level I to III craniofacial approaches based on Barrow classification for treatment of skull base meningiomas: surgical technique, microsurgical anatomy, and case illustrations. Neurosurg Focus. 2011 May; 30(5):E5.
RDH10 is essential for synthesis of embryonic retinoic acid and is required for limb, craniofacial, and organ development. Genes Dev. 2007 May 01; 21(9):1113-24.
What you need to know about facial fractures: quick, appropriate interventions can save your patients life and improve her chances for a face-saving recovery. Nursing. 2006; 36 Suppl E D:4-9; quiz 10.
A 3-year evaluation of skeletal stability of mandibular advancement with rigid fixation. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1990 Jun; 48(6):587-92.
Niikawa-Kuroki (Kabuki make-up) syndrome. Am J Med Genet. 1989 Jul; 33(3):425.
Familial Sotos syndrome (cerebral gigantism): craniofacial and psychological characteristics. Am J Med Genet. 1985 Apr; 20(4):613-24.