Long face syndrome

Ghouniem, Asma Ahmed (2018-06-27)

In 1872, C.V Tomes coined the term “Adenoid Facie” or “long Face Syndrome” to describe the dentofacial changes associated with chronic nasal airway obstruction . This syndrome is characterized by gummy smile , high arched palate ,steep mandibular plane ,malocclusion, anterior marginal gingivitis and a narrow nasal vault .


Long face syndrome , also referred to as skeletal open bite , is a relatively common condition characterized by excessive vertical facial development, the aim of this report is to discuss the etiology and characterstic feature of Adenoid Facie

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