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

Influence of pharyngeal flap surgery on nasality and nasalance scores of nasal sounds production in individuals with cleft lip and palate.
 

Author(s): Ana Paula Fukushiro, Flávia Ferlin, Renata Paciello Yamashita, Inge Elly Kiemle Trindade

Journal: Codas. ;27(6):584-7.

 

To verify the influence of pharyngeal flap surgery on the management of velopharyngeal insufficiency on nasality and speech nasalance on nasal sound production in individuals with cleft lip and palate.

Last Updated: 22 Dec 2015

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The Nasolabial Angle Among Patients with Total Cleft Lip and Palate.
 

Author(s): Anna M Paradowska-Stolarz, Beata Kawala

Journal: Adv Clin Exp Med. ;24(3):481-5.

 

Nasolabial angle is the angle that is measured between points columella, subnasale and labiale superius. The reference values vary from 90 to 120 degrees (the mean value is 109.8 degrees). In some disorders, nasolabial angle might change. This influences the facial profile. One of ...

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2015

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A 5.8 Mb interstitial deletion on chromosome Xq21.1 in a boy with intellectual disability, cleft palate, hearing impairment and combined growth hormone deficiency.
 

Author(s): M Giordano, C Gertosio, S Pagani, C Meazza, I Fusco, E Bozzola, M Bozzola

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Deletions of the long arm of chromosome X in males are a rare cause of X-linked intellectual disability. Here we describe a patient with an interstitial deletion of the Xq21.1 chromosome.

Last Updated: 1 Sep 2015

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The terms "Cleft Palate" returned 31 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The impact of cleft lip and palate repair on maxillofacial growth.
 

Author(s): Bing Shi, Joseph E Losee

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Surgical correction is central to current team-approached cleft treatment. Cleft surgeons are always concerned about the impact of their surgical maneuver on the growth of the maxilla. Hypoplastic maxilla, concaved mid-face and deformed dental arch have constantly been reported after ...

Last Updated: 23 Mar 2015

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Grommets for otitis media with effusion in children with cleft palate: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Chin-Lung Kuo, Yuan-Heng Tsao, Hao-Min Cheng, Chiang-Feng Lien, Chyong-Hsin Hsu, Chii-Yuan Huang, An-Suey Shiao

Journal: Pediatrics. 2014 Nov;134(5):983-94.

 

No consensus has yet been reached with regard to the link between otitis media with effusion (OME), hearing loss, and language development in children with cleft palate. The objective of this study was to address the effectiveness of ventilation tube insertion (VTI) for OME in children ...

Last Updated: 3 Nov 2014

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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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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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The Role of Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Cleft Palate and Velopharyngeal Insufficiency Repair
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Cleft Palate

 

Last Updated: 22 Feb 2016

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