Clefting Syndromes

A Review
  • Punam Kashyap
Part of the Critical Issues in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics book series (CIDB)


Recent studies have rekindled interest in clefting syndromes. The more traditional and limited concept of cleft lip and cleft palate, as composed of a few distinct syndromes, has been expanded by these investigations. Currently a myriad of disorders with facial clefts and associated congenital anomalies have been described. More recently a better understanding of the etiology, classification, and management of facial clefts has been organized and documented. It is essential that members of the interdisciplinary team be aware of the new advances in the knowledge base of facial clefts, in order to provide meaningful comprehensive care.


Club Foot Cleft Palate Cleave Palate Facial Cleft Secondary Palate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Punam Kashyap
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  1. 1.Section of Developmental PediatricsInstitute for Child Development, Hackensack Medical CenterHackensackUSA

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