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An extra mouth in a newborn: a unique case of facial duplication
  1. Amiel Warm,
  2. Stefania Cordaro,
  3. Sara Manti,
  4. Ignazio Barberi
  1. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, A.O.U. Policlinico “G. Martino”, Messina, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Dr Amiel Warm, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, A.O.U. Policlinico “G. Martino”, Via Consolar Valeria, Messina 98100, Italy; awarm{at}iol.it

Abstract

An accessory mouth is a very rare condition, with approximately 15 cases reported in the literature to date. We describe another unique case and discuss its possible embryopathogenesis.

  • accessory mouth
  • craniofacial dupliacation

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