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Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

A Prezi about what cleft lip and palate are, what the symptoms are, and other stuff about them. Created by Andrew K. for Science class
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Drew Kirner

on 10 March 2013

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Transcript of Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

0 + - = 9 8 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 c What is Cleft Lip? Cleft Lip (cheiloschisis) is a birth defect that affects your upper lip. It is affected by chromosomes 4, 6, and 19. It is, in fact, hereditary. Cleft lip can range from a microform cleft lip, which is a small notch in the red part of the upper lip, to a bilateral complete cleft lip, which means that there are two wide gaps in the upper lip and a collapsed and stretched nose. Compared to girls, twice as many boys will have a cleft lip without a cleft palate. What is cleft palate? Cleft palate (palatoschisis) is also a birth defect, but appears on the roof of your mouth. It is affected by chromosome 22. If you are an infant with cleft palate, your problem can only be seen when your mouth is open. It affects either one of the sides of the roof of your mouth, but it can affect both sides at the same time because your palate and lip develop separately. Cleft palate, like cleft lip, is hereditary. Compared with boys, twice as many girls will have a cleft palate without a cleft lip. The symptoms of cleft lip are many. A few of them can include: A bit of knowledge for you! Clefting is more likely to occur in a newborn if a sibling, parent, or relative has had the problem. Far off out there at DA worktable Worktable Cleft Palate Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Stuff Relating to both genetic disorders. What are the symptoms of cleft lip/cleft palate? change in nose shape
poorly aligned teeth
feeding problems (as an infant)
dental and orthodontic problems
hearing impairment
poor growth
multiple ear infections There are also a lot of other things that are relevant to both cleft lip and cleft palate. Some of those things are that, together, they are the #4 most common genetic disorder. Clefts also occur mostly in children of Asian, Latino, and Native American descent. The cause of both is unknown. Clefting is more likely to occur in a newborn if a sibling, parent, or relative has had the problem. Cleft Lip Other stuff about Cleft Lip-
Fast Fact! Other Stuff about Cleft Palate It affects either one of the sides of the roof of your mouth, but it can affect both sides at the same time because your palate and lip develop separately. Cleft palate, like cleft lip, is hereditary. Compared with boys, twice as many girls will have a cleft palate without a cleft lip. Video Link Causes of Cleft Lip are birth defects and medicine that the mother may have taken during pregnancy. Pictures Now for the Good Stuff!!! (or maybe not...) This is before and after surgery for cleft lip. Before and after surgery for cleft palate Punnett Square Punnett Square This is the end. I hope you enjoyed it.
Now please don't bother us. We are going to leave undisturbed. NO, SERIOUSLY! Created by Andrew Kirner. BYE EVERYBODY!
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