Cleft palate

What is Cleft palate?

A congenital fissure in the median line of the palate, often, but not necessarily associated with cleft lip. May occur as a component of other craniofacial anomalies or other syndromes, diastrophic dwarfism or spondyloepiphysial dysplasia congenita; its general genetic incidence resembles that of cleft lip (1 in 750–1000 live births).

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my top of the mouth the palate near the wisdom teeth (top right) is soft and uneven and inflammed. it feels like i have burnt the top of my cleft...

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Thanks for your query, i have gone through your query. the swelling and discharge from the palatal aspect of your wisdom tooth could be because of...

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Hi there, I have a 2 year old daughter who was born with a cleft palate . She has undergone her 2 operations to correct the palate and is doing...

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Hi Cristy,
Food usually does not get stuck on the palate as it is propelled down by the swallowing mechanism. However, the process might not...

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Dear Sir, My sisters daughter took birth today only, and have a claft lip and palate problem , my sister also have the same problem , she has gone...

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Dear friend

thanks for sharing your concern
most of the case of cleft lip can be surgically repaired with excellent cosmetic and functional...

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