Cleft Palate and Congenital Synechiae Syndrome: A Case Report

S.M. Murphy, Suzanne Rea, E. Mcgovern, P. Fleming, D. Orr

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    Abstract

    Objective: A 1-day-old baby girl with a cleft of the secondary palate and a soft tissue band connecting the upper and lower jaws and preventing mouth opening was referred to the cleft lip and palate team by her pediatrician. This case represents a further example of an interesting but rare anomaly known as congenital alveolar synechia syndrome that requires early management to allow normal feeding and oral development.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)206-207
    JournalCleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal
    Volume41
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2004

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