Cleft lip and palate

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky


Routine second trimester morphology ultrasound. Low risk first trimester screening.

Patient Data

Age: 34 years
Gender: Female

There is a left-sided cleft lip and palate with an 8-9 mm defect in the palate.  The medial end of the cleft appears as a prominent lump.


Case Discussion

Typical prenatal ultrasound appearance of a cleft lip and palate.  This was an isolated finding.

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Case information

rID: 71314
Published: 30th Sep 2019
Last edited: 30th Sep 2019
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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