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MEDISAN

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Abstract

DIAZ FERNANDEZ, José Manuel; JARDON CABALLER, José; VELASQUEZ BLEZ, Rodolfo  and  RODRIGUEZ MARTIN, René. Moebius Poland's syndrome in a teenager. MEDISAN [online]. 2010, vol.14, n.3. ISSN 1029-3019.

A case report of a teenager underweight referred from Santiago de Cuba Southern Children Hospital to the Specialized Department of Orthognathic Surgery in "Saturnino Lora" Provincial Teaching Hospital is presented in order to try he could close his mouth and chew foods, which was impossible with the malformation. Severe respiratory complications after surgery impeded the appropriate rehabilitation.

Keywords : Moebius Poland's syndrome; congenital oculofacial paralysis; diplegia; teenager; secondary health care.

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