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Asymmetrical crying facies in monozygotic twins
  1. Sandra Horsch1,
  2. Claudia Roll2
  1. 1Department of Neonatology, Children’s Hospital University Essen
    Essen, Germany
  2. 2Department of Neonatology and Pediatric Intensive Care, Vest Children's Hospital Datteln, University Witten–Herdeche
  1. Dr Claudia Roll, Department of Neonatology and Pediatric Intensive Care, Vestische Kinder und Jungendklinik, Dr.-Friedrich-Steiner- Str. 5, 45711 Datteln/Germany; claudia.roll{at}

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Figure 1 Four-day-old monozygotic twin girls with the characteristic presentation of congenital asymmetrical crying facies. Parental/guardian informed consent was obtained for publication of this figure.

We present a case of 4-day-old monozygotic twin girls with asymmetrical crying facies. Asymmetrical crying facies is caused by unilateral hypoplasia or aplasia of the depressor anguli oris muscle. …

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