Cleft palate along with cleft lip is the most common congenital craniofacial anomaly all over the world. These defects when not repaired can cause difficulties in feeding, speech and other problems. Especially the cleft palate patients are more prone to development of respiratory and ear [ + ]
A cleft palate is a split or opening in the roof of the mouth. A cleft palate can involve the hard palate (the bony front portion of the roof of the mouth), and/or the soft palate (the soft back portion of the roof of the mouth).
Cleft palate [ + ]