Congenital defects of Face PowerPoint Presentation

Cleft lip and palate
Developmental abnormalities of the jaw and teeth Cleft lip, alveolus,hard and soft palate are the most common congenital abnormalities of theorofacial structures.
  • Cleft lip and palate is 1 in 600 live births.
  • Isolated cleft palate is 1 in 1000 live births.
The typical distribution of cleft types is:
  • Cleft lip alone 15%
  • Cleft lip and palate 45%
  • Isolated cleft palate 40%
Cleft lip palate predominates in male Cleft lip alone more in females. In unilateral cleft lip, the deformity affects left side in 60% of cases.
Congenital defects of the Face

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