A Retrospective Study On Cleft Lip(Palate) And Associated Anomalies In Childrens
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 1, Pages 1391-1397
AbstractIntroduction and objective: All types of cleft-associated anomalies do not occur with equal frequency. It has not been well-known if specific types of anomalies are commonly related with clefts, or which organ is most commonly affected. Cleft lip and palate (CL and P) could be associated with many other structural abnormalities of the adjacent vital structures of the face.
Methods: Three hundred seventy consecutive syndromic and non-syndromic children with CL and P patients in Department of otolaryngorhinology ,Banas Medical college and research institute ,Banas Kantha, District and adjoining area of Gujrat and Rajasthan India, from Dec 2018- Dec 2020 were studied. Data were analysed using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 16.
Results: A total of 370 cleft lip and palate patients were managed. More than fifty-five percent were male and 44.3% were female. 9.7% patients had ocular anomalies. Out of 36 CL and P patients, 41.7% patients had bilateral cleft lip and palate, 22.2% patients had unilateral cleft lip and palate.
Conclusion: The present study of Cleft lip and palate are the most common facial deformity and clefting may involve lip only, lip and palate and palate only
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