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188 Possible Causes for Receding Chin

  • Congenital Mandibular Hypoplasia

    Background : Micrognathia is usually associated with genetic syndromes, characterized by mandibular hypoplasia causing a receding chin.[jprjournal.com]

  • Mandibulofacial Dysostosis

    Plastic surgery can correct the receding chin and other changes in face structure.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hallermann Syndrome

    The patient had mandibulofacial dystocia with a bird-like appearance, a mouth opening of 4 cm, a receding chin, and a Mallampati class 3 examination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] chin (birdlike appearance).[atlasophthalmology.net] The lower jaw is frequently small, and the chin is receding.[symptoma.com]

  • Micrognathism

    chin (Micrognathism) Protruding chin (Prognathism) Facial injury- old or mismanaged jaw fractures Midfacial retrusion after surgery of Cleft Palate/Lip Sleep Apnea (breathing[aomsi.com] […] space between upper and lower front or back teeth when mouth is closed) Unbalanced facial appearance (facial asymmetry) Unequal growth of the jaws, injury or birth defects Receding[aomsi.com]

  • Necrosis of the Jaw

    Abstract It was reported that multiple myeloma (MM)-patients suffer from a higher incidence of osteomyelitis and necrosis of the jaws than patients treated with bisphosphonates for other reasons. The aim of this study is to report about 57 cases of bisphosphonate-related osteomyelitis and necrosis of the jaws[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Juvenile Seronegative Polyarthritis

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  • Dubowitz Syndrome

    Affected individuals have small face which is often triangular in shape with a pointed, receding chin.[brighthub.com] The face is small and often triangular in shape with a pointed, receding chin. The nose is broad with a wide or rounded tip.[poandpo.com] Dubowitz syndrome is a rare genetic disorder characterized by microcephaly, stunted growth, and a receding chin.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Pierre Robin Syndrome

    A transvaginal ultrasound scan performed at 13 weeks' gestation revealed an abnormal fetal facial profile consisting of a small mandible and a receding chin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ... small, receding chin (micrognathia) ... cleft palate ... tongue that tends to fall backward ...[ibis-birthdefects.org] So babies are diagnosed with PRS when they have these three signs: a small jaw (micrognathia) and, in many cases, a very receding chin (retrognathia), an abnormal attachment[parentingspecialneeds.org]

  • Sleep Apnea

    chin, or enlarged tonsils or adenoids.[helpguide.org] Someone with a neck circumference greater than 15.75 inches (40 cm) Other physical attributes that put you at risk for obstructive sleep apnea include a deviated septum, receding[helpguide.org]

  • Sleep Apnea Syndrome

    chin, or enlarged tonsils or adenoids.[helpguide.org] 8 ). 14 These findings may not be obvious in some patients, but a receding jaw with 2 mm or more of overbite resulting in a prominent mental cleft or curling of the lower[aafp.org] Someone with a neck circumference greater than 15.75 inches (40 cm) Other physical attributes that put you at risk for obstructive sleep apnea include a deviated septum, receding[helpguide.org]

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