Duplication of lower lip and mandible--a rare diprosopus

Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2011 Jan;75(1):131-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2010.10.004. Epub 2010 Nov 9.

Abstract

Diprosopus or duplication of the lower lip and mandible is a very rare congenital anomaly. We report this unusual case occurring in a girl who presented to our hospital at the age of 4 months. Surgery and problems related to this anomaly are discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Abnormalities, Multiple / diagnosis
  • Abnormalities, Multiple / surgery
  • Craniofacial Abnormalities / diagnosis
  • Craniofacial Abnormalities / surgery*
  • Esthetics
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Lip / abnormalities*
  • Lip / surgery
  • Mandible / abnormalities*
  • Mandible / surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgical Procedures / methods*
  • Reoperation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Treatment Outcome