dysostosis

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dysostosis

[¦dis·ä′stō·səs]
(medicine)
Defective formation of bone.
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A variety of anatomical abnormalities, including anomalies of the extraocular muscles, have been reported in patients with craniofacial dysostosis. Diamond et al.
This article describes two cases of nonsevere craniofacial dysostosis in a father and son, which were characterized by mesocephaly and ptosis.
Further some systemic conditions or syndromes associated with such teeth are;--Hallerman-streiff syndrome (occlusomandibulodyscephaly with hypotrichosis), Ellis-Van creveld syndrome (chondroectodermal dysplasis), Craniofacial dysostosis syndrome, Multiple steacystoma, Cleft palate, Pierre Robin syndrome, Adrenogenital syndrome, Epidermolysis bullosa simples etc are reported [1].

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