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      Category : Health Centers > Mouth and Teeth (Oral and Dental)

Cleft Lip and Palate

Alternate Names : Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate, Oral Cleft

Cleft Lip and Palate | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

How is the condition diagnosed?

Cleft lip and palate are visible at birth. They may also be detected during a pregnancy ultrasound, which is a special X-ray used to see the fetus in the mother's womb.

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Cleft Lip and Palate: Symptoms & Signs


Cleft Lip and Palate: Prevention & Expectations

Author: Ronald J. Jorgenson, DDS, PhD, FACMG
Reviewer: Eileen McLaughlin, RN, BSN
Date Reviewed: 08/06/01

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