Patients requiring craniofacial reconstruction have:
- birth defects (such as hypertelorism, Crouzon's disease, Apert's syndrome)
- injuries to the head, face, or jaws (maxillofacial)
- deformities caused by treatments of tumors
Update Date 5/15/2013
Updated by: John A. Daller, MD, PhD., Department of Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.