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 [ + ]
A 17 year old boy with his father came to our OPD at Richardsons Dental and Craniofacial Hospital with a complaint of swollen lower lip and tongue since childhood. The size of the swelling had gradually increased as he grew into a young man. On [ + ]
Keloids are cosmetic and sometimes functional nuisances that are basically overgrowths of tissue that form due to disproportionate healing of a wound.
Giniya is a young and jolly girl who had a 2cm radius growth at the back of her ear pinna. Her mother recalls noticing [ + ]
Sleep apnoea is a condition in which the person suffers from episodes of shallow or cessation of breathing while sleeping which causes him to awaken suddenly with a gasp. This occurs multiple times during the night. Other signs and symptoms of sleep apnoea are day [ + ]
Cleft lip and palate is one of the most common anomalies of the face that occurs since birth. Cleft of the lip can extend till the nose(complete cleft lip) or involve only the lip(incomplete cleft lip). If left unrepaired it causes difficulty in sucking and [ + ]
A patient named Babin a 11 years old male boy came with a chief complain of headache and pain on the right side of face since 3 months. Earlier they had consulted many of the consultants regarding this problem but did not got the satisfactory [ + ]
Mr.Raghu underwent ablative surgery for Oral Cancer about two years back. His habit of betel nut chewing had cost him his health and the surgery to remove the carcinoma involved removing a large portion of the right side of his cheek and gums.In order to [ + ]