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Cleft lip repair - series—Indication



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 4/21/2015

Updated by: Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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