A case of neurocristopathy that manifests facial clefting and maxillary duplication

Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol. 1993 Mar;75(3):338-42. doi: 10.1016/0030-4220(93)90147-v.


A case of a 6-year-old child with three facial clefts and maxillary duplication is presented. Computerized three-dimensional reconstruction from computerized tomography imaging was used in the diagnosis of this patient, and an explanation of the possible embryologic causes of this malformation is discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Abnormalities, Multiple* / embryology
  • Child
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Palate
  • Facial Bones / abnormalities*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Maxilla / abnormalities*
  • Neural Crest / abnormalities*
  • Neural Crest / embryology
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Tooth, Supernumerary