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    minutes for everything to set. This is exciting news for the 1 to 4 children per 10,000 who are born with a deformity called microtia that impairs hearing due to a missing section of the outer ear. ThoseRead more
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    do desenvolvimento do rombencéfalo; orelha externa e média anormais (microtia ou anotia), subdesenvolvimento mandibular e do terço médio da face, e lábio leporino“(9). NOTA: o ácido retinoico é um derivado da vitaminaRead more 100.011 votos

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Microtia

Disease

Microtia is a congenital deformity where the pinna (external ear) is underdeveloped. A completely undeveloped pinna is referred to as anotia. Because microtia and anotia have the same origin, it can be referred to as microtia-anotia. Microtia can be unilateral (one side only) or bilateral (affecting both sides). Microtia occurs in 1 out of about 8,000–10,000 births. In unilateral microtia, the...More