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Cleft lip and palate

Cleft lip and palate

Cleft lip and palate require considerable surgical expertise and a team approach with other specialties to optimize cosmesis and speech results. The cleft lip nose deformity is a unique deformity because unless surgically addressed properly it leads to tell tale marks of this congenital deformity and considerable social stigma. More on this deformity can be read on:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16854209
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12087225
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11604608
Large palatal defects are very challenging to correct and require considerable expertise to close primarily. Recurrent fistula leads to poorer speech. Read more at;
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25190923