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 548 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Analysis of skeletal maturity of children with cleft palate in terms of healthy children by the CVM method.
 

Author(s): Rafał Flieger, Przemysław Kopczyński, Teresa Matthews-Brzozowska

Journal: Adv Clin Exp Med. ;24(1):99-102.

 

For many years, the analysis of bone age X-rays have been used for the hand and wrist, which were assessed on the basis of changes in the various centers of ossification. These images, however, do not constitute a diagnostic element of cleft defects, leading to additional exposure ...

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2015

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[Doubts of caregivers of children with cleft lip and palate on postoperative care after cheiloplasty and palatoplasty].
 

Author(s): Armando Dos Santos Trettene, Ana Paula Ribeiro Razera, Thaís de Oliveira Maximiano, Aline Godoi Luiz, Gisele da Silva Dalben, Marcia Ribeiro Gomide

Journal: Rev Esc Enferm USP. 2014 Dec;48(6):993-8.

 

To identify the main doubts of caregivers of children with cleft lip and palate on postoperative care after cheiloplasty and palatoplasty.

Last Updated: 28 Jan 2015

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[Correlative factors on the articulation disorder of patients with cleft palate].
 

Author(s): Guo Chunli, Ma Li, Yin Heng, Li Yang, Zhao Shufan, Shi Bing, Zheng Qian

Journal: Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2014 Oct;32(5):432-5.

 

To investigate the correlation between articulation, velopharyngeal function, and surgical age by comparing the changes in articulation after velopharyngeal closure is performed. This study is also conducted to investigate the influencing factors of omission change between pre- and post-operation.

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2014

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The terms "Cleft Palate" returned 28 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

How various surgical protocols of the unilateral cleft lip and palate influence the facial growth and possible orthodontic problems? Which is the best timing of lip, palate and alveolus repair? literature review.
 

Author(s): Giampietro Farronato, Laima Kairyte, Lucia Giannini, Guido Galbiati, Cinzia Maspero

Journal: Stomatologija. 2014 ;16(2):53-60.

 

OBJECTIVES. Cleft lip palate is congenital growth disease with unknown etiology, probably linked to both genetically and external causes. The aim of this work consists in presenting the effects of these diseases on cranio facial growth and the surgical protocols described in literature. ...

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2014

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Genetics of cleft lip and cleft palate.
 

Author(s): Elizabeth J Leslie, Mary L Marazita

Journal: Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2013 Nov;163C(4):246-58.

 

Orofacial clefts are common birth defects and can occur as isolated, nonsyndromic events or as part of Mendelian syndromes. There is substantial phenotypic diversity in individuals with these birth defects and their family members: from subclinical phenotypes to associated syndromic ...

Last Updated: 29 Oct 2013

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Indices to assess malocclusions in patients with cleft lip and palate.
 

Author(s): Mostafa Altalibi, Humam Saltaji, Ryan Edwards, Paul W Major, Carlos Flores-Mir

Journal: Eur J Orthod. 2013 Dec;35(6):772-82.

 

Several indices are now available to assess the severity of the malocclusion in cleft lip and/or palate (CLP) patients; and although it has been quite some time since the introduction of these indices, there is no consensus as to which index should be used for CLP populations.

Last Updated: 26 Nov 2013

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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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An Investigation for the Optimal Timing of a Cleft Palate Repair
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cleft Palate

 

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2008

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