African Journal of Paediatric Surgery

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Cleft of the Lower Lip: A Case Report

W Ardill


Median mandibular clefts vary in their presentation. They may be associated with other major anomalies and are usually treated by primary surgical lip repair under general anesthesia with a delayed repair of the bifid mandible. This is a brief case presentation of an unusual congenital anomaly called median cleft of the lower lip and mandible or inferior gnathoschisis.
Key Words. Lower lip cleft, family history
African Journal of Paediatric Surgery Vol.(1)1 2004: 49-51

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