Congenital commissural and lower lip pits in the same patient: Report of a case

Lee C. Chewning, Cornelius J. Sullivan, J. Bruce Bavitz

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Abstract

A case of simultaneous congenital lip and commissural pits is described. To the authors' knowledge, such an occurrence has not been previously reported to exist in the same patient. The need for genetic counseling in patients with lip pits and the surgical treatment of this deformity is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)499-501
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Volume46
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1988
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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