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454 Possible Causes for Posterior Cleft Palate

  • Pierre Robin Syndrome

    In contrast, the cleft palate is not directly visible but may be suspected if the position of the tongue is abnormal (posterior and high-up in the oral cavity).[] cleft palate) in association with oligodactyly in a mother and son ...[] It is characterized by micrognathia glossoptosis posterior cleft palate or high arched palate Genetics Most cases tend to be sporadic.[]

  • Femoral Hypoplasia

    The child had unusual facies with posterior cleft palate, non-communicating hydrocephalus and complete absences of left femur, hypoplasia of right femur, bilateral club foot[]

  • Congenital Velopharyngeal Incompetence

    […] the depth of the posterior pharyngeal wall, overt cleft palate).[] Isolated cleft palate, without cleft lip, may include all of the hard palate posterior to the incisive foramen and the soft palate; it may involve only a small portion of[] Failure of the SOFT PALATE to reach the posterior pharyngeal wall to close the opening between the oral and nasal cavities.[]

  • Growth Failure

    Cranial defects may present with wide heads, flat noses, cleft lip/palate, hypertelorism, agenesis of the corpus callosum, hypopituitarism, posterior pituitary ectopia, basal[]

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    […] dehydration (1 to 3 percent of patients), hemorrhage (1 to 2 percent), and velopharyngeal insufficiency (less than 1 percent). 31 Velopharyngeal insufficiency refers to the “cleft-palate[] ” type of hypernasal voice and nasopharyngeal reflux of food that result from incomplete approximation of the soft palate with the posterior pharyngeal wall.[]

  • Cleft of Hard Palate

    VY advancement/pushback) Indicated for repair of soft palate only or soft posterior-only (incomplete) hard palate, suitable for wide clefts provides additional palate length[] (area posterior to incisive foramen) Cleft of Primary palate can be... complete or incomplete; unilateral or bilateral; Cleft of Secondary palate can be...[] Conclusion: facial cleft. Possible involvement of the posterior palate Figure 5. Profile and transverse view of the maxilla - bilateral facial cleft Case 2.[]

  • Mauriac's Syndrome

    It is characterized by micrognathia glossoptosis posterior cleft palate or high arched palate Genetics Most cases tend to be sporadic.[] This prevents the tongue from descending which in turn prevents fusion of palatal shelves resulting in glossoptosis (retraction of tongue), high or U-shaped palate and airway[]

  • Glaucoma

    ., Peters anomaly Peters Plus syndrome : developmental delay, mild to severe ID, cleft lip, cleft palate Axenfeld-Rieger anomaly (anterior segment disorder) FOXC1 PITX2 AD[] Presents w/posterior embryotoxon & (variably) iris strands adherent to Schwalbe's line, iris hypoplasia, focal iris atrophy, & ectropion uveae.[]

  • Stickler Syndrome

    cleft of the secondary palate.[] , submucous cleft palate, bifid uvula, and open posterior cleft palate.[] […] by the presence of the combination of mandibular hypoplasia (micrognathia or small jaw), glossoptosis (retrusion of the tongue into the pharyngeal airway) and, often, a posterior[]

  • Chondrodysplasia with Joint Dislocations Type gPAPP

    cleft palate, brachydactyly, short metacarpals and irregular size of the metacarpal epiphyses, supernumerary carpal ossification centers and dysmorphic facial features.[] Other clinical findings include cleft palate and conductive deafness.[] […] genetic, primary bone dysplasia characterized by prenatal onset of disproportionate short stature, shortening of the limbs, congenital joint dislocations, micrognathia, posterior[]

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