Congenital bony syngnathia: A proposed classification

Kenneth H. Dawson, Joseph S. Gruss, Robert W.T. Myall

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Objective: Congenital bony syngnathia is an extremely rare condition characterized by bony fusion of the jaws. Five new cases are described and the existent literature is reviewed. A classification system is proposed and treatment recommendations based on this classification are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)141-146
Number of pages6
JournalCleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1997
Externally publishedYes


  • classification system
  • congenital bony syngnathia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oral Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology


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