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Cleft lip

DA: 740

Developmental anomaly information

Definition: Cleft lip is a facial deformity that occurs when the parts of the upper lip fail to fuse during the early stages of fetal development, leaving a gap or indentation. Cleft lip is often accompanied by a gap in the roof of the mouth, known as a cleft palate.The prevalence varies from population to population, with people of Asian and Aboriginal descent at a greater risk. The causes of cleft lip are both genetic and environmental. It runs in families, and can be caused by prenatal exposure to chemicals such as antiseizure medications, alcohol and very high levels of vitamin A.

Developmental anomaly parent: Facial clefts

Topology: Human body > Head and neck > Head > Face

System: (empty)

Developmental anomaly category: Dysraphism

Case records MDB72
Observed in MDB cases
Observed in combinaisons (MDB)
Observed in malformative diseases (MDB)
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Associated developmental anomalies

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Last modified: 2008-12-22 16:38:03 by farideh

Created: 2008-10-02 23:02:06 by farideh

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