Revista Cubana de Pediatría
On-line version ISSN 1561-3119
ESTRADA SARMIENTO, Manuel; FERNANDEZ-VEGA BARRETO, Francisco and VIRELLES ESPINOSA, Isel. Comisuroplastia en 1 paciente con el síndrome de Freeman-Sheldon. Rev Cubana Pediatr [online]. 2002, vol.74, n.3, pp. 252-256. ISSN 1561-3119.
The case of a 5-year-old girl with Freeman-Sheldons syndrome, whose relevant sign was microstomia, a pathological entity that may impede food ingestion, is described. She was treated by commissuroplasty with satisfactory results. Dieffenbach-Lexers surgical technique is explained in detail. No complications were reported. The patient is in good health at present.
Keywords : MICROSTOMIA [surgery]; ORAL SURGICAL PROCEDURES; MOUTH ABNORMALITIES; CHILD.