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Cleft lip repair - series—Indication

Indication

Overview

Cleft lip repair and cleft palate repair are indicated for:

  • Repair of physical deformity
  • Nursing, feeding, or speech problems resulting from cleft lip or palate

Review Date 11/12/2016

Updated by: Jennifer K. Mannheim, ARNP, Medical Staff, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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