Asymmetric crying faces improvement in adults
Asymmetric Crying Facies
A review of 35 cases of asymmetric crying facies. - PubMed - NCBI
A review of 35 cases of asymmetric crying facies.
Asymmetric Crying Facies or CULLP occurs when there is a developmental problem with one of What are the symptoms of asymmetric crying facies (ACF)? when the baby cries or smiles should show signs of improvement within a month.
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Description:Advanced Search Abstract The clinical hallmark of asymmetric crying facies ACF is a symmetric appearance of the oral aperture and lips at rest, but significant depression of one side of the lower lip with animation crying or smiling. ACF can resolve spontaneously in the first year of life, but surgical intervention may be required at some point to ensure a good cosmetic outcome. Asymmetric crying facies ACF is caused by agenesis or hypoplasia of the depressor anguli oris muscle on one side of the mouth, with an incidence of approximately one per live births. Aplasia or hypoplasia of the facial muscles is probably of primary origin, but may be secondary, with degeneration resulting from denervation. The clinical hallmark of ACF is a symmetric appearance of the oral aperture and lips at rest, but significant depression of one side of the lower lip with crying or smiling. The diagnosis of ACF can easily be established clinically.