"Macrostomia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Greatly exaggerated width of the mouth, resulting from failure of union of the maxillary and mandibular processes, with extension of the oral orifice toward the ear. The defect may be unilateral or bilateral. (Dorland, 27th ed)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Macrostomia" by people in Profiles.
Invited discussion of surgical repair for congenital macrostomia: vermilion square flap method. Ann Plast Surg. 2002 Mar; 48(3):328-9.
Incorporation of the W-plasty in repair of macrostomia. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1982 Dec; 70(6):752-7.