Cleft palate

Dr Henry Knipe and Radswiki et al.

Cleft palate is a type of facial cleft. It can occur in two main etiologically different forms:

  1. in association with a cleft lip: cleft lip +/- palate (much commoner)
  2. on its own: isolated cleft palate (rarer)
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Article information

rID: 14890
System: Head & Neck
Section: Gamuts
Tag: stub
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  • Case 3: bilateral with dental agenesis
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