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Clefting of the Alveolus: Emphasizing the Distinction from Cleft Palate.
Am J Perinatol. 2016 05; 33(6):531-4.AJ

Abstract

Oral clefting is one of the most common significant fetal abnormalities. Cleft lip and cleft palate have drastically different clinical ramifications and management from one another. A cleft of the alveolus (with or without cleft lip) can confuse the diagnostic picture and lead to a false assumption of cleft palate. The cleft alveolus should be viewed on the spectrum of cleft lip rather than be associated with cleft palate. This is made evident by understanding the embryological development of the midface and relevant terminology. Cleft alveolus carries significantly different clinical implications and treatment options than that of cleft palate. Accurately distinguishing cleft alveolus from cleft palate is crucial for appropriate discussions regarding the patient's care.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Department of Otolaryngology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.Department of Otolaryngology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.Department of Perinatology, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Review

Language

eng

PubMed ID

26906186

Citation

Wirtz, Nicholas, et al. "Clefting of the Alveolus: Emphasizing the Distinction From Cleft Palate." American Journal of Perinatology, vol. 33, no. 6, 2016, pp. 531-4.
Wirtz N, Sidman J, Block W. Clefting of the Alveolus: Emphasizing the Distinction from Cleft Palate. Am J Perinatol. 2016;33(6):531-4.
Wirtz, N., Sidman, J., & Block, W. (2016). Clefting of the Alveolus: Emphasizing the Distinction from Cleft Palate. American Journal of Perinatology, 33(6), 531-4. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0036-1572537
Wirtz N, Sidman J, Block W. Clefting of the Alveolus: Emphasizing the Distinction From Cleft Palate. Am J Perinatol. 2016;33(6):531-4. PubMed PMID: 26906186.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Clefting of the Alveolus: Emphasizing the Distinction from Cleft Palate. AU - Wirtz,Nicholas, AU - Sidman,James, AU - Block,William, Y1 - 2016/02/23/ PY - 2016/2/25/entrez PY - 2016/2/26/pubmed PY - 2018/2/6/medline SP - 531 EP - 4 JF - American journal of perinatology JO - Am J Perinatol VL - 33 IS - 6 N2 - Oral clefting is one of the most common significant fetal abnormalities. Cleft lip and cleft palate have drastically different clinical ramifications and management from one another. A cleft of the alveolus (with or without cleft lip) can confuse the diagnostic picture and lead to a false assumption of cleft palate. The cleft alveolus should be viewed on the spectrum of cleft lip rather than be associated with cleft palate. This is made evident by understanding the embryological development of the midface and relevant terminology. Cleft alveolus carries significantly different clinical implications and treatment options than that of cleft palate. Accurately distinguishing cleft alveolus from cleft palate is crucial for appropriate discussions regarding the patient's care. SN - 1098-8785 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/26906186/Clefting_of_the_Alveolus:_Emphasizing_the_Distinction_from_Cleft_Palate_ L2 - http://www.thieme-connect.com/DOI/DOI?10.1055/s-0036-1572537 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -