Our experiences managing a rare cranio-orbital cleft

S.A. Al-Ani, M.B. Locke, M. Rees, T.M. De Chalain

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A unilateral upper lateral orbital cleft, fitting the description of the extremely rare Tessier cleft number 9 is reported. The management and surgery of this patient are discussed, and the relevant literature is reviewed. The usefulness of three-dimensional computed tomography reconstructions and plastic models in planning the surgery is discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)819-822
JournalThe Journal of craniofacial surgery
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 2008


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