Deformities of the Zygoma



Symmetric and adequate cheek prominence is of fundamental importance in the appearance of the face. However, residual asymmetry following untreated/poorly treated trauma can result in both functional and aesthetic concerns:


Facial asymmetry Flat cheek Malunion Zygomatic bone Superficial musculoaponeurotic system SMAS Endotine prosthesis Zygomatic malunion Orbital dystopia Zygomatic deformity Zygomatic osteotomy Soft tissue resuspension 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryRoyal London HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryWestern HospitalMelbourneAustralia

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