cleft

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cleft

1. a fissure or crevice
2. (of leaves) having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib
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On that basis, the aim of this study was to provide a basic demographic profile of the cleft lip and palate deformity with references to age, sex and cleft type in children from birth onwards reporting to Armed Forces Institute of Dentistry, Rawalpindi, which can serve as a mean of establishing data important for the diagnosis, treatment and counselling of patient/parents with cleft lip and cleft palate.
A ten-year survey of cleft lip and cleft palate in South West region.
In Karachi, we started surgeries of cleft lip and cleft palate with the help of Smile Train and CCF at two privately run welfare hospitals.
Cleft lip and cleft palate can occur on one side (unilateral cleft lip and/or palate) or on both sides (bilateral cleft lip and/or palate).
Michael was born with a severe bilateral cleft lip and cleft palate, a facial disfigurement that will take numerous surgeries to correct.
The highest referral rate (56%) among patients with clefts was the cleft lip and cleft palate group.
In the course of these missions, he has performed hundreds of operations to repair childhood facial deformities, cleft lip and cleft palate, and post-burn deformities.
The provincial government of Compostela Valley and the Operation New Face Inc will conduct free surgical cleft lip and cleft palate at Compostela Valley Provincial Hospital in Montevista on June 22-26.
1 Boys were more commonly affected by cleft lip and cleft palate whereas girls predominated in the isolated cleft palate cases.
There are differences of opinion with regards to which organ system is most often affected by associated malformations in cleft lip and cleft palate patients.