Cleft Palate

Common Name(s)

Cleft Palate, Cleft palate, isolated

Cleft palate as an isolated malformation behaves as an entity distinct from cleft lip with or without cleft palate (see {119530}). Dominantly inherited cleft soft palate in 4 generations has been reported ({6:Jenkins and Stady, 1980}); see {119570}.
 

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Oklahoma Family Network

To Provide emotional, informational and navigational support to those who have special health care needs or a disability, their families and the professionals who serve them. OFN promotes family/professional partnerships and family-centered care, assuring services are offered as recipients prefer..

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Cleft Palate" for support, advocacy or research.

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Oklahoma Family Network

To Provide emotional, informational and navigational support to those who have special health care needs or a disability, their families and the professionals who serve them. OFN promotes family/professional partnerships and family-centered care, assuring services are offered as recipients prefer..

http://www.oklahomafamilynetwork.org

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Cleft Palate" returned 648 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Association of single-nucleotide polymorphisms of CDH1 with nonsyndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate in a northern Chinese Han population.
 

Author(s): Hongquan Song, Xiaotong Wang, Jiaqun Yan, Na Mi, Xiaohui Jiao, Yanru Hao, Wei Zhang, Yuwei Gao

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Feb;96(5):e5574.

 

Nonsyndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate (NSCL/P) is a common congenital malformation among live births, and depends on race and ethnic background. The CDH1 gene plays a vital role in orofacial development. Our research was conducted to examine the association between 3 ...

Last Updated: 2 Feb 2017

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Quality of life of individuals with cleft lip and palate pre- and post-surgical correction of dentofacial deformity.
 

Author(s): Marli Luiz Beluci, Katia Flores Genaro

Journal: Rev Esc Enferm USP. 2016 Apr;50(2):217-23.

 

To assesses the quality of life and the impact of oral health conditions in the pre- and post-surgical correction of dentofacial deformity of individuals with cleft lip and palate.

Last Updated: 7 Jul 2016

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[Evaluation of the timing of orthodontic arch expansion and graft in cleft lip and palate].
 

Author(s): Le Chang, Yingnan Wang, Hongyan Liu

Journal: Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2016 Apr;34(2):205-9.

 

Maxillary transverse growth is inhibited by congenital cleft, early surgical scar strain, and oppression of lipmuscles in patients with cleft lip and palate. Clinical manifestations have shown severely constricted maxilla, insufficientmaxillary width, mismatch of upper and lower dental ...

Last Updated: 24 Jun 2016

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The terms "Cleft Palate" returned 33 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Feeding methods for children with cleft lip and/or palate: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Giesse Albeche Duarte, Ramon Bossardi Ramos, Maria Cristina de Almeida Freitas Cardoso

Journal: Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. ;82(5):602-9.

 

Feeding difficulties in children with cleft lip and palate (CLP) are frequent and appear at birth due to impairment of sucking and swallowing functions. The use of appropriate feeding methods for the different types of cleft and the period of the child's life is of utmost importance ...

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2016

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20p12.3 deletion is rare cause of syndromic cleft palate: case report and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Saadia Amasdl, Abdelhafid Natiq, Aziza Sbiti, Maria Zerkaoui, Jaber Lyahyai, Saaid Amzazi, Thomas Liehr, Abdelaziz Sefiani

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Orofacial cleft (OFC) is one of the most common congenital malformations with a global incidence of approximately 1/700 live births. Clinically, OFCs can be syndromic or non-syndromic.

Last Updated: 4 Jan 2016

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A review of cleft lip and palate management: Experience of a Nigerian Teaching Hospital.
 

Author(s): Akinwale Adeyemi Efunkoya, Kelvin Uchenna Omeje, Ibiyinka Olushola Amole, Otasowie Daniel Osunde, Izegboya Olohitae Akpasa

Journal: Afr J Paediatr Surg. ;12(4):257-60.

 

Cleft lip (CL) and palate (CLP) management is multidisciplinary. A cleft team was formed in a Nigerian Tertiary Hospital to address the health needs of cleft patients in the centre.

Last Updated: 29 Dec 2015

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Timing of Primary Surgery for Cleft Palate
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cleft Palate

 

Last Updated: 26 May 2015

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Last Updated: 14 Dec 2016

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Improving Outcomes in Cleft Palate Surgery
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cleft Palate

 

Last Updated: 20 Oct 2015

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