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Chin Surgery

  • Harvey M. Rosen
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Abstract

This chapter will focus on the osseous genioplasty or anterior horizontal osteotomy of the mandible. Alloplastic augmentation of the chin will be mentioned only to serve as a point of comparison to osteotomies of the chin.

Keywords

Lower Face Lower Face Height Mentalis Muscle Vertical Reduction Vertical Elongation 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harvey M. Rosen
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  1. 1.Pennsylvania HospitalPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.University of Pennsylvania School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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