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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 2/23/2017

Updated by: Josef Shargorodsky, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. 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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