Hereditary characteristic of isolated congenital vomer aplasia

Verim A., Calim O. F., Yenigün A., Kocagoz G. D., Kokten N., Ozkul H.

JOURNAL OF CRANIO-MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.40, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Malformation of the inner nose is often found in conjunction with different types of cleft palate or may be seen with severe and complex craniofacial anomalies. Among such malformations, however, isolated vomer aplasia is rarely reported in the literature. This study sets forth our findings that congenital vomeral defect of the nasal septum is an isolated disorder with hereditary characteristics.