CLEFT


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Related to CLEFT: pudendal cleft
AcronymDefinition
CLEFTCleavage of Lateral Epitaxial Films for Transfer
CLEFTCollateral Ligament Extension-Flexion Test
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The organisation celebrated the completion of 500,000 free cleft lip and palate reconstructive surgeries for children within 18 years of starting its India programme.
Chan School of Public Health suggested that using the anti-epileptic drug topiramate in early pregnancy, particularly at the high doses used for epilepsy, increases the risk of oral cleft.
Yung ibang magulang iiyak pa sa iyo kasi ang laki ng naitulong sa kanila (Some parents cry because of the great help that they're given),' says Angel, who like many children born with a cleft lip, suffered from bullying while growing up.
It may be mentioned here that out of every 530 live births, one Pakistani child is born with a cleft lip or a left palate, or both who could be cured with timely proper care.
Dr Ahmad Munzer Al Waa, consultant ENT, head and neck surgeon at the UHS, said: "In general, when children have this cleft lip, they have problems nursing their mother's milk and this is a problem for the development of the child.
ACPA is an association of health care professionals who treat and/or perform research on patients with oral cleft and craniofacial conditions with a focus on an integrated, multidisciplinary team care approach.
Pasaol encouraged the mayors to disseminate the information through their municipal information office as this was a special surgical activity that includes the cleft palate.
Cleft lip and palate defects are genetically male sex-linked recessive.
Key Words: Cleft lip, Cleft Palate, Demographic profile, Primary and secondary palate.
Since 2000, Smile Train has provided over 20,000 cleft repair surgeries, absolutely free of cost, in Madhya Pradesh alone.
Numerous important anatomical structures (oral cavity, muscle layer, and blood vessels) are not simulated in some of the available cleft palate bench models;[sup][1],[2] therefore, these simulators do not allow the hands-on training of relevant surgical skills, such as dissection and suturing of the muscles of the soft palate.
All the cases were evaluated on the basis of sex, religion, race, type of cleft, severity of the cleft, family history of facial clefts, birth order, consanguinity, maternal age, associated disease, radiation exposure, and drug history during 1st trimester of pregnancy.