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Cleft lip and palate

Summary of Cleft lip and palate
Cleft lip and cleft palate is a group of conditions that includes cleft lip, cleft palate, and both together. A cleft lip contains an opening in the upper lip that may extend into the nose. It is due to the failure of fusion of the maxillary and medial nasal processes. The opening may be on one side, both sides, or in the middle. These disorders can result in feeding problems, speech problems, hearing problems, and frequent ear infections

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A newborn girl is brought to the neonatal intensive care unit because she was born with truncated fingers. Her fingers also have deep circumferential indentations. She was born full term without any complications during birth. Her mother received proper prenatal care and the pregnancy was uneventful. Which of the following is the pathogenesis of this condition?

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