Ectopic tooth buds and parotid aplasia are diagnostic features of partial facial duplication on pre- and postnatal MRI: Case report and literature review.Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Jun; 133:109920.IJ
Craniofacial duplication is a rare congenital anomaly. A case of hemi-mandibular duplication with an accessory oral cavity is presented with along with first-time reported pre- and postnatal MRI, surgical approach and a literature review. MRI clearly depicts the ectopic tooth buds and parotid aplasia in this condition, features that are diagnostic of partial facial duplication. MRI is diagnostic for this condition and can be useful to avoid misdiagnosis of a facial mass.