COMPLEX SKULL & FACIAL DEFORMITIES

The word Craniofacial is derived from the word cranio, referring to the skull or cranium, and facial, referring to the face. Anomaly is the medical term meaning ‘irregularity’ or ‘different from normal’.

 
Cause: Predominantly genetic when it is called syndromic.

 
Otherwise associated with malnutrition, illness during pregnancy, consanguineous marriages, etc