Cranio-facial defects

Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Facial or oral injury or deficiency
Dento-facial anomalies
Craniofacial disorders

Of all craniofacial defects, 25% are attributed (at least partially) to environmental factors such as smoking, heavy alcohol or drug use, toxic metals and maternal infection (such as salmonella or rubella) during pregnancy.  About 75% of all craniofacial defects are linked to genetic factors.


Broader Problems:
Facial disfigurement
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No Poverty
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
09.04.2019 – 11:53 CEST