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Compr Ther. 2009 Spring;35(1):37-43.

Cleft lip and palate: review.

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Division of Plastic Surgery, Miami Children's Hospital, Miami, FL, USA. frank.ciminello@gmail.com

Abstract

The most common craniofacial malformation in the newborn is the orofacial cleft, consisting of cleft lip with or without cleft palate and isolated cleft palate. Given its prevalence it is important to understand the etiology of the deformity, medical management prior to surgical correction, surgical techniques and timing.

PMID:
19351103
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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