Brief Description and Surgical Management of Cleft Lip and Palate
Posted in Lectures on 12 May 2020
BMBS, BMedSci, MSc
United Arab Emirates AIS Ambassador
Cleft lip with or without palate involvement occurs in 1 in 700 births and accounts for 1100 births a year. It is a defect of the lip and/or palate that has multiple impacts on a child’s development physically, functionally and psychologically.
Incidence, prevalence, anatomy and surgical management of clefts are briefly described in this OC.