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A paramedian cleft of the lower lip.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17538343     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report the unusual case of a baby with a paramedian cleft of the lower lip. In 1976, Tessier described a classification of craniofacial clefts based on personal observations, and he predicted the possibility of further clefts being discovered by labeling midline mandibular clefts "30." This case of a paramedian cleft of the lower lip would fit into what could be a new Tessier 28/29 cleft. In the future, clefts in new locations around the mouth may be seen, thus filling the gaps in Tessier's classification.
Daniel G Morritt; Tim E Goodacre; Steven A Wall
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of craniofacial surgery     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1049-2275     ISO Abbreviation:  J Craniofac Surg     Publication Date:  2007 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-05-31     Completed Date:  2007-08-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9010410     Medline TA:  J Craniofac Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  704-6     Citation Subset:  D    
Craniofacial Unit, John Radcliffe Hospital, Woodstock Road, Oxford, United Kingdom.
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MeSH Terms
Cleft Lip / pathology
Cleft Palate / pathology
Craniofacial Abnormalities / classification
Dermoid Cyst / pathology
Facial Asymmetry / pathology
Facial Neoplasms / pathology
Lip / abnormalities*
Macrostomia / pathology
Mandible / abnormalities

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