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La prise en charge des grands syndromes cranio-maxillo-faciaux en ostéopathie pédiatrique

Abstract : The management of craniofacial syndromes is classically ensured by a team of maxillofacial surgeons, specialized surgeons and orthodontists. The integration of an osteopath in a paediatric maxillofacial and plastic surgery department for almost twenty years has extended the field of application of paediatric osteopathy. The creation of the FACE analysis software capable of analysing the child’s face, anonymising it with thermal images, has permitted us to evaluate the facial growth of a cohort of 312 eumorphic children (106 girls, 206 boys) between 1 month and 7 years of age. Secondly, the software analysis enabled us to quantify the results obtained by osteopathic practice and to answer in part our initial question: is it possible to compensate very early for growth deficits in the major maxillofacial syndromes? The quantified reduction of growth deficits in children presenting a syndromic dysmorphosis, induced by osteopathic treatment, seems to us to be of a mechanotransductive character and that consequently this treatment seems to participate in the epigenetic modifications during development. The positive results of this early treatment of these young patients encourage us to continue this type of treatment. Further clinical studies and a new field of fundamental research are still to be conducted to shed light on the clinical elements of our paediatric osteopathic treatment approach.
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Roselyne Lalauze-Pol. La prise en charge des grands syndromes cranio-maxillo-faciaux en ostéopathie pédiatrique. Neurosciences. Université Paris sciences et lettres, 2020. Français. ⟨NNT : 2020UPSLP059⟩. ⟨tel-03228327⟩



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