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A 2D ultrasound evaluation of swallowing in children with unilateral posterior crossbite.

Authors
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 1 *Faculty of Medicine, Department of Orthodontics, University of Ljubljana, [email protected]
  • 2 *Faculty of Medicine, Department of Orthodontics, University of Ljubljana.
  • 3 **Department of Radiology, Institute of Oncology Ljubljana, Slovenia. , (Slovenia)
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Journal of Orthodontics
1460-2210
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Volume
36
Issue
6
Pages
665–671
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/ejo/cjt028
PMID: 23727649
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The 2D ultrasonography was used to evaluate the prevalent type of swallowing in children with ULCB. Visceral type of swallowing pattern and the changed tongue function during swallowing seem to be important factors in the aetiology of ULCB.

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