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Mandibular prognathism caused by acromegaly – a surgical orthodontic case

Gosau, Martin, Vogel, Corinna, Moralis, Antonios, Proff, Peter, Kleinheinz, Johannes and Driemel, Oliver (2009) Mandibular prognathism caused by acromegaly – a surgical orthodontic case. Head & Face Medicine 5 (16).

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A 22-year-old man presented for orthodontic surgery because of mandibular prognathism. Clinical symptoms suggested acromegaly, and diagnosis was verified by an endocrinologist as well as by radiograph. Bilateral mandibular prognathism often represents the first and most striking physical characteristic of acromegaly; usually, it is also the main reason why patients seek help from orthodontists or ...


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Item type:Article
Date:6 August 2009
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie
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Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:35184
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