Micrognathia: Overview, Causes & Treatments
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What causes micrognathism? 3 possible conditions

Micrognathia is a condition in which a child has a very small lower jaw. A child with micrognathia has a lower jaw that’s much shorter or smaller than the rest of their face. Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.


Marfan's Syndrome

Marfan's syndrome affects your connective tissues, which provide support for your bones and organs. Learn about the symptoms and treatment options.

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Crying Cat Syndrome (Cri-du-Chat)

Crying cat syndrome is rare, but it's one of the most common syndromes caused by chromosomal deletion. Read about out the symptoms.

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Achondrogenesis is a rare group of genetic disorders. Learn about signs and symptoms.

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