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Title in Portuguese: Conservative management of severe open bite and feeding difficulties in patient witii Noonans Syndrome
Author: Fonteles, Cristiane Sá Roriz
Mota, Ana Catarina de Miranda
Lima, Ramille Araújo
Borges, Priscilla Cavalcante
Silveira, Adriana da
Keywords: Síndrome de Noonan
Mordida Aberta
Issue Date: Mar-2013
Publisher: The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal
Citation: FONTELES, C. S. R. et al. Conservative management of severe open bite and feeding difficulties in patient witii Noonan Syndrome. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, Pittsburgh, Pa., v. 50, n. 2, p. 242-248, mar. 2013.
Abstract: Noonan syndrome is a multiple malformation disorder with an autosomal dominant inheritance pattern. Congenital heart defects, short stature, thoracic deformities, short neck with webbing, hypertelorism, malocclusions, and feeding difficulties are some of the commonly observed clinical features. We report on a case of a patient with Noonan syndrome, severe open bite, associated feeding difficulties, and strong gag reflex, discussing conservative management with myofunctional therapy. Myofunctionai therapy has demonstrated a successfui outcome, reestablishing masticatory function and routine dental home care after an 18-month foliow-up.
metadata.dc.type: Artigo de Periódico
ISSN: 1055-6656 On line
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