Understanding Craniofacial Anomalies

Understanding Craniofacial Anomalies

The Etiopathogenesis of Craniosynostoses and Facial Clefting

Mooney, Mark P.; Siegel, Michael I.

John Wiley and Sons Ltd







15 a 20 dias


Presents cutting-edge basic science that is accessible to laboratory scientists as well as clinicians. Provides an integrative review of the various classification systems through standardized nomenclature and consistent terminology. Reflects the recent explosion of growth in studying genetic and epigenetic etiologies of syndromes.
Forward. Preface. Contributors. SECTION I: CLASSIFICATION AND TERMINOLOGY. Overview and Introduction (M. Mooney & M. Siegel). Terminology and Classification of Craniosynostosis (M. Jones). Terminology and Classification of Facial Clefting (R. Shprintzen). SECTION II: EMBRYOGENESIS AND ETIOLOGY. Craniofacial Embryogenesis: Normal Developmental Mechanisms (G. Sperber). Johnston and Bronsky. Genetic Etiologies of Craniosynostosis (E. Jabs). Genetic Etiologies of Facial Clefting (M. Marazita). Environmental Etiologies of Orofacial Clefting and Craniosynostosis (V. Shashi & T. Hart). SECTION III: ANIMAL MODELING. Animal Models and Craniosynostosis: Experimental, Congenital, and Transgenic Models (M. Mooney, et al.). Aniaml Models of Facial Clefting - Experimental, Congenital, and Transgenic (V. Diewert & S. Lozanoff). SECTION IV: CRANIAL VAULT AND CRANIAL BASE DYSMORPHOLOGY AND GROWTH DISTURBANCES. Evolutionary Changes in the Cranial Vault and Base: Establishing the Primate Form (M. Mooney, et al.). Cranial Base Dysmorphology and Growth in the Craniosynostoses (A. Burdi). Cranial Base Dysmorphology and Growth in Facial Clefting (T. Smith, et al.). Cranial Vault Morphology and Growth in Craniosynostosis (J. Richtsmeier). SECTION V: MIDFACIAL AND MANDIBULAR DYSMORPHOLOGY AND GROWTH DISTURBANCES. Evolutionary Changes in the Midface and Mandible: Establishing the Primate Form (J. Siebert & D. Swindler). Facial Dysmorphology in the Craniosynostoses: Clinical Implications (K. Vig). Midfacial and Mandibular Dysmorphology and Growth in Facial Clefting: Clinical Implications (B. Ross). SECTION VI: REGIONAL DYSMORPHOLOGY AND GROWTH DISTURBANCES. Dental Development and Anomalies in Craniosynostoses and Facial Clefting (E. Harris). Vocal Tract Anatomy and Functional Concequences in Cleft Lip/Palate and Syndromes of Craniosynostosis (S. Peterson-Falzone & P. Monoson). SECTION VII: MOLECULAR BIOLOGY STUDIES AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS. Molecular Studies of Craniosynostosis: Factors Affecting Cranial Suture Morphogenesis and Patency (L. Opperman & R. Ogle). Molecular Studies of Facial Clefting: From Mouse to Man (M. Melnick & T. Jaskoll). Molecules and Faces: What is on the Horizon? (H. Slavkin). Index.
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