Mandibulo-facial dysostosis - An investigation of the cranio-facial and oral manifestations in South African bantu.
Seeliger, Joachim Ernst
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The subject, an adult bantu male with most of the features of the classical syndrome, is subjected to a physical investigation with the - emphasis on the cranio-facial and oral manifestations. The clinical appearance of the facies and head is discussed and the findings correlated with those of the accepted syndrome. Special attention is paid to the oral and dental manifestations and measurements are recorded and compared. A rontgenographic examination is .performed on the cranium, facial bones and the jaws. Utilising the lateral skull radiograph ·(cephalogram), a cephalometric analysis is done of the skull and jaws to determine the development that has occurred.