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Presurgical Unilateral Cleft Lip Anthropometrics and the Presence of Dental Anomalies.
Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2015 07; 52(4):395-404.CP

Abstract

OBJECTIVE

To investigate associations between cleft lip anthropometrics and dental anomalies in the permanent dentition in unilateral cleft lip patients.

DESIGN

Retrospective cross-sectional study.

PATIENTS

Children with unilateral clefts of the lip, with or without cleft palate.

METHODS

Anthropometric lip measurements, made immediately prior to lip repair, were available for each patient. The presence of dental anomalies in the permanent dentition was assessed radiographically. The presence of associations between anthropometric lip measurements and prevalence rates of different dental anomalies were determined using logistic regression analyses.

RESULTS

In the 122 included patients, the cleft lateral lip element was deficient in height in 80% and in transverse length in 84% of patients. Patients with more deficient cleft side lateral lip height and less deficient cleft side lateral lip transverse length were more likely to present with cleft side maxillary lateral incisor agenesis. On the other hand, patients with a less deficient cleft side lateral lip height and more deficient cleft side lateral lip transverse length were more likely to present with a cleft side supernumerary maxillary lateral incisor. When looking only at incomplete clefts, the cleft side lateral lip transverse length deficiency was more predictive of the presence of supernumerary maxillary lateral incisors (P = .030), while for complete clefts, the cleft side lateral lip height deficiency was more predictive of the presence of maxillary lateral incisor agenesis (P = .035).

CONCLUSIONS

In patients with unilateral clefts, cleft lip anthropometrics have a predictive role in determining the occurrence of dental anomalies.

Authors

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Pub Type(s)

Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

24437562

Citation

Antonarakis, Gregory S., and David M. Fisher. "Presurgical Unilateral Cleft Lip Anthropometrics and the Presence of Dental Anomalies." The Cleft Palate-craniofacial Journal : Official Publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, vol. 52, no. 4, 2015, pp. 395-404.
Antonarakis GS, Fisher DM. Presurgical Unilateral Cleft Lip Anthropometrics and the Presence of Dental Anomalies. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2015;52(4):395-404.
Antonarakis, G. S., & Fisher, D. M. (2015). Presurgical Unilateral Cleft Lip Anthropometrics and the Presence of Dental Anomalies. The Cleft Palate-craniofacial Journal : Official Publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, 52(4), 395-404. https://doi.org/10.1597/13-145
Antonarakis GS, Fisher DM. Presurgical Unilateral Cleft Lip Anthropometrics and the Presence of Dental Anomalies. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2015;52(4):395-404. PubMed PMID: 24437562.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Presurgical Unilateral Cleft Lip Anthropometrics and the Presence of Dental Anomalies. AU - Antonarakis,Gregory S, AU - Fisher,David M, Y1 - 2014/01/17/ PY - 2014/1/21/entrez PY - 2014/1/21/pubmed PY - 2014/1/21/medline KW - cleft lip anthropometrics KW - dental anomalies SP - 395 EP - 404 JF - The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association JO - Cleft Palate Craniofac J VL - 52 IS - 4 N2 - OBJECTIVE: To investigate associations between cleft lip anthropometrics and dental anomalies in the permanent dentition in unilateral cleft lip patients. DESIGN: Retrospective cross-sectional study. PATIENTS: Children with unilateral clefts of the lip, with or without cleft palate. METHODS: Anthropometric lip measurements, made immediately prior to lip repair, were available for each patient. The presence of dental anomalies in the permanent dentition was assessed radiographically. The presence of associations between anthropometric lip measurements and prevalence rates of different dental anomalies were determined using logistic regression analyses. RESULTS: In the 122 included patients, the cleft lateral lip element was deficient in height in 80% and in transverse length in 84% of patients. Patients with more deficient cleft side lateral lip height and less deficient cleft side lateral lip transverse length were more likely to present with cleft side maxillary lateral incisor agenesis. On the other hand, patients with a less deficient cleft side lateral lip height and more deficient cleft side lateral lip transverse length were more likely to present with a cleft side supernumerary maxillary lateral incisor. When looking only at incomplete clefts, the cleft side lateral lip transverse length deficiency was more predictive of the presence of supernumerary maxillary lateral incisors (P = .030), while for complete clefts, the cleft side lateral lip height deficiency was more predictive of the presence of maxillary lateral incisor agenesis (P = .035). CONCLUSIONS: In patients with unilateral clefts, cleft lip anthropometrics have a predictive role in determining the occurrence of dental anomalies. SN - 1545-1569 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/24437562/Presurgical_Unilateral_Cleft_Lip_Anthropometrics_and_the_Presence_of_Dental_Anomalies_ L2 - https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1597/13-145?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori:rid:crossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub=pubmed DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -