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Recurrence of Exophthalmos After Midface Advancement in Children

  • Shinichi Hirabayashi
  • Kiyonori Harii
  • Atsushi Sakurai
Conference paper

Abstract

Since 1979 we have performed midf ace advancement in six patients with Crouzon’s disease. Follow-ups of more than 4 years have been possible in three patients who were operated on at the ages of 4, 4, and 22 years. A good improvement was obtained in all three cases in the early stages, but this did not continue. We present two patients aged 4 in whom exophthalmos again became pronounced in the second postoperative year.

Keywords

Craniofacial Operation Lateral Cephalograms Crouzon Syndrome Midfacial Hypoplasia Skeletal Stability 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shinichi Hirabayashi
  • Kiyonori Harii
  • Atsushi Sakurai
    • 1
  1. 1.TokyoJapan

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