cleft lip


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cleft lip

[¦kleft ′lip]
(medicine)
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28 ( ANI ): Taking a high dose of the drug Topiramate during the first trimester of pregnancy may increase risk of cleft lip or cleft palate in newborns by three times, warns a study.
Angel is a nurse at a Smile Train partner hospital who also had surgery for her cleft lip.
It may be mentioned here that out of every 530 live births, one Pakistani child is born with a cleft lip or a left palate, or both who could be cured with timely proper care.
Dr Ahmad Munzer Al Waa, consultant ENT, head and neck surgeon at the UHS, said: "In general, when children have this cleft lip, they have problems nursing their mother's milk and this is a problem for the development of the child.
Each year, about 89 babies in the UAE are born with a cleft lip, which is caused by incomplete development in the womb, a statement issued by UHS said.
Operation Smile provides free surgeries to repair cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities for children.
Cleft lip and palate defects are genetically male sex-linked recessive.
Key Words: Cleft lip, Cleft Palate, Demographic profile, Primary and secondary palate.
With the support of the large network of State mobile health teams and anganwadi workers at the grassroot level will enable Smile Train to reach out to every child born with cleft lip and palate in the State of Madhya Pradesh.
Different types of cleft lip result if the medial nasal prominence fail to fuse with the maxillary prominences.
Introduction: Cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) affects not just the child born with the condition but also the child's parents.