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Skull after reconstructive surgery. Coloured X-ray of a section through the skull of a 34-year-old patient with a prognathism, showing titanium plates and screws (bright, lower right) used to correct the position of the lower jaw (mandible) and sinus bones of the face. Prognathism is a protrusion of either the lower or upper jaw in relation to the other bones of the face.
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