oa South African Medical Journal - Hypoplasia or absence of the depressor anguli oris muscle and congenital abnormalities, with special reference to the cardiofacial syndrome

Volume 61, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



An asymmetrical crying facies due to hypoplasia or absence of the depressor angulioris muscle (DAOM) was observed in 23 infants and children. The cases were divided into two groups.

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