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  • Cleft Lip

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    Introduction Cleft lip is formed when a baby’s nose and mouth do not form properly in the womb. These children are born with deformations to the mouth and nose. There are four main types of cleft lip that involve incomplete single and double clefts and also complete single and double clefts that cause deformations completely into the child’s nose. This can cause complications for the child to eat and breathe properly, but a series of surgeries can fix this complication. The cleft lip is basically

  • Helping Children with Cleft Lips or Cleft Paletes

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    Cleft lip and cleft palate are abnormal deformities that develop before the embryo is born from the mother’s womb. Cleft lip is considered a gap in the skin of the upper lip, and a cleft palate is an opening in the roof of the mouth, which in certain occasions can also affect other areas of the face in newborns. Such areas are the nose, ears, forehead and eyes. Clefts deformities can be identified through prenatal ultrasounds on unborn babies. In those newborn infants they can be seen once baby is

  • A Brief Note On Cleft Lip And Cleft Palate

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    A cleft can be defined as a “split or separation”. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 2,650 babies are born each year in the United States with a cleft palate and “it is estimated that 4,440 babies are born with a cleft lip with or without a cleft palate (Facts about Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate).” Cleft lip and palate are congenital birth defects which could lead to problems with feeding, breathing, hearing, speaking and language development. Many of the

  • Cleft Lip And Palate

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    Senior Paper: Cleft Lip and Palate The power to change someone’s life is right in our own hands. There’s needs for children that we can reach. Cleft lip and palate children need the support from the community, family, friends, and from the medical professionals. The improvements for support is crucial to a better future. What I Knew The knowledge I had of this topic was minimal. My family was affected by the birth defect, cleft lip/palate; my nephew, Sawyer, (6 months old), and my older sister

  • Personal Narrative: My Cleft Palate Surgery

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    events and people throughout my life have enlightened me, challenged me and prepared me for my role in life. Some of these events are my cleft palate surgery and the recovery process, along with the therapy for the cleft and the motivation from others in the assistance through those rough times to push me to be better and able to speak to be be understood. The cleft palate is, usually, a birth defect found at birth. Unfortunately, mine was found later in life, at the age of five. Hardships in my life

  • Cleft Lip And Palate Essay

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    Cleft lip and/or palate are facial and oral malformations that develop during the 1st trimester in pregnancy. There are three possible conditions that can occur alone or even as part of a genetic condition or syndrome. These include cleft lip, cleft palate, and cleft lip with palate. The diagnosis of this condition is sometimes extremely different for parents to hear and the implications of how the parents react can sometimes negatively affect how the baby develops. The research behind this article

  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Cleft Lip And Palate

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    RELAIBLITY DATA IN NORMALS AND CLEFT LIP AND PALATE. Abstract Introduction Cleft lip and palate is an abnormal opening or fissure in an anatomical structure. Cleft is a congenital condition present at birth due to inherited condition .The causes for the cleft are both endogenous and exogenous factors. It is also due to the disruption in embryological development. Cleft palate occurs when the section of

  • The Importance Of Cleft Lip Repair In Children

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    If you were born with a cleft lip, then you may fear you will pass the gene that causes it onto your child or even had an ultrasound that already detected that your child will be born with this condition. First, realize that although researchers do suspect that a specific gene may be involved in cleft lip development, not all parents with the condition do pass it on. However, if you already know your child will be born with this condition or just want to be prepared if your child does inherit the

  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery : Cleft Lips

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    Pediatric Plastic Surgery: Cleft Lips Mary Elizabeth Barnes English IV 25 September 2015 I plan on becoming a pediatric plastic surgeon after attending Southern Methodist University, and medical school at UNiveristy of Texas at Austin. Cleft Lips are a huge problem among newborns no matter where a doctor is in the world. They form in the wound and do not grow back together naturally so the only way to fix it is surgery. Pediatric plastic surgeons can specialize in cleft lip corrections helping many

  • Cleft Lip Or Palate Research Paper

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    Cleft and Right The vast majority of people seldom reflect on the possibility of birth defects or malformations in their children. Most will rest easy knowing that their child is healthy and developing normally in the womb because of modern medical advances. However, there is always a risk. Despite the probability being small, there are always risks of complications. Cleft lip or palate affects only 1 in 700 births throughout the entirety of the planet. Clefts are congenital and there are environmental