The final and the most significant improvement in the appearance of a cleft patient comes after the rhinoplasty is done at skeletal maturity. It immensely changes the appearance of the patient and is usually the last step in making the cleft patient look indistinguishable from [ + ]
Nose is in center of the face and is the most prominent part of the face. Being so, the nasal bone is the most commonly fractured bone in the human body and so various small and subtle defects can arise from childhood even without [ + ]
In cleft lip and palate patients few treatments are based on esthetics and some are based on functional improvement solely. Treatment of cleft palate is also one of them. Treatment of cleft palate is very important for functional rehabilitation for eg speech, swallowing etc.
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Umesh, a 19 year old boy from a village nearby came to the OPD of Richardsons Dental and craniofacial Hospital with a reddish-blue swelling of his lower lip and left cheek since his childhood.It has reportedly grown in size marginally. Upon examination it was preliminarily diagnosed [ + ]