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Multifactorial Birth Defects - Cleft Palate

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Cleft Palate

The incidence of this disorder is one in every 2,500 births.

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It can occur in association with cleft lip or can occur independently. The cleft can either be unilateral or bilateral. It is more common among females. The sibling of a child with a cleft palate has a higher risk of having a cleft palate. The risk associated with the recurrence of a cleft lip is negligible.

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ArunKarthick

Does it related to hereditary.....?

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