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18 Possible Causes for Obtuse Angle of Mandible

  • Pyknodysostosis

    Obtuse angle of the mandible. Lack/abnormal teeth.[radiopaedia.org] Learning points Formal preoperative anaesthetic assessment is essential as patients with pyknodysostosis often have an obtuse angle of the mandible, high-arched palate and[casereports.bmj.com] […] mandibular angle.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pierre Robin Syndrome

    The mandible has a small body, obtuse genial angle, and a posteriorly located condyle.[emedicine.com] […] has smaller body, obtuse genial angle, and condyles are posteriorly located Glossoptosis Retraction of the tongue occurs in 70-85 percent of case Cleft soft palate High-arched[syndrome.org] The growth of the mandible catches up during the first year; however, mandibular hypoplasia resolves and the child attains a normal profile by approximately age 5-6 years.[emedicine.com]

  • Micrognathism

    […] with obtuse angle; Hypoplastic coronoid process; Dense skull base; Delayed paranasal sinus development; [Spine]; Tall vertebrae; Kyphoscoliosis; Anterior concavity of thoracic[findzebra.com] […] clavicles; Short scapulae ABDOMEN: [Gastrointestinal]; Omphalocele (males) GENITOURINARY: [Kidneys]; Hydronephrosis; [Ureters]; Ureteral stenosis SKELETAL: [Skull]; Small mandible[findzebra.com]

  • Stickler Syndrome

    The mandible has a small body, obtuse genial angle, and a posteriorly located condyle.[emedicine.medscape.com] The growth of the mandible catches up during the first year; however, mandibular hypoplasia resolves and the child attains a normal profile by approximately age 5-6 years.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Acrorenal Mandibular Syndrome

    Obtuse angle of the mandible. Lack/abnormal teeth.[radiopaedia.org]

  • Nager Syndrome

    These patients also have “bird-like” features and their mandibles are typically small and recessed with an obtuse angle.[cranioutah.com]

  • Weismann Netter Syndrome

    angle of the mandible, widening of the cranial sutures, persistence of the fontanels and delayed exfoliation of deciduous teeth.[hormones.gr] […] stature usually reaching a height of a less than 150cm, craniofacial disproportion due to underdeveloped facial bones and a prominence of the frontal and parietal bones, obtuse[hormones.gr]

  • X-Linked Mandibulofacial Dysostosis

    […] with flattened condyles, coronoid processes, and an obtuse mandibular angle, Teeth are malposed, Malocclusion with anterior open bite, Palate is high with a cleft in about[quizlet.com] , Abnormal and misplaced ears, Receding chin, Mouth appears fishlike, Patients are deaf because of a lack of otic ossicles (ear bones), These patients have a hypoplastic mandible[quizlet.com]

  • Spondyloenchondrodysplasia

    Computed tomographic images demonstrated delayed spheno-occipital synchondrosis, obtuse cranial base angle, overdeveloped and anteriorly displaced sphenoidal sinuses, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] One patient presented with midface hypoplasia, retrognathic mandible, and anterior openbite.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Osteopathia Striata

    The mandible was dense with a persisting obtuse mandibular angle. Dense striations continued in the femurs and tibias; the growth plates had closed (Fig. 7).[slideheaven.com] The angle of the mandible was obtuse. Slight striated densities were present in the ascending rami with course, linear trabeculae in the body of the mandible.[slideheaven.com] An obtuse mandibular angle is sometimes present [13]. Anomalies of the teeth have been present [19, 27].[slideheaven.com]

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