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4000 children with harelip undergo surgery - Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — More than 4,000 children with harelip across Việt Nam have undergone free surgery thanks to the Japanese Cleft Palate Association (JCPA) in the past 20 years. The information was released at a conference introducing the association's work ...

VIDEO: Man's lip busted while dragged off overbooked United flight - KABC-TV

Video shows three security officials dragging a male passenger from a United Airlines flight that the airline said was overbooked as it waited to depart from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. (KABC). AP. Tuesday, April 11, 2017. CHICAGO --. Video ...

Cleveland Public Theatre's Labio de Liebre (The Lip of the Hare) - WKYC-TV

Here is another example of what's happening in Cleveland that's gaining national attention. This time it is on the stage. Author: Jeff Reidel , WKYC. Published: 3:42 PM EDT April 9, 2017. Here is another example of what's happening in Cleveland that's ...

Good vibes: Honest airport staff rewarded - ABS-CBN News

MANILA - Two airport staff members who returned about P920,000 worth of cash to its rightful owners in separate incidents were rewarded and hailed as heroes. One of them, a taxi driver who returned a bag containing P220,000, will soon have his harelip fixed. A tweet by assistant secretary Cherie Mercado said Transport Secretary Arthur Tugade already called a "friend doctor" from Asian Hospital to fix the harelip of 71-year-old Antonio Infanta. SecTugade calls friend doctor fr Asian hospital 2 fix harelip of 71yo taxi ...

Angeles City, private medical group hold free surgical mission | SunStar - Sun.Star

ANGELES CITY- Angeles City Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan along with the volunteer medical team from the Philippine American Group of Educators and Surgeons (PAGES) launched on Monday, the weeklong special surgical mission in Ospital ning Angeles (ONA), this ...

Cleft lip, palate surgeries offered free of charge - Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam-Cuba Hospital in collaboration with Operation Smile Việt Nam launched the eponymous orthopaedic surgery programme yesterday to help children with congenital hare-lip in the northern region. The Operation Smile programme is an annual ...

The day we learned our son had a cleft lip - The Guardian

In May 2011, my wife and I discovered that our first child had a cleft lip and palate. The diagnosis took place in the 22nd week of pregnancy. Unsurprisingly, the news came as a considerable shock, made worse by the fact that, just a few months earlier ...

Surgeons put the smiles back on children's faces - Myanmar Times

Every year in Myanmar an estimated 6000 children are born with a cleft lip and/or cleft palate – a gap or split in the upper lip or the roof of the mouth. While the abnormalities can be corrected relatively easily with surgery, in Myanmar most cannot ...

UAE giving: Operation Smile helps children worldwide - The National

ABU DHABI // Five years ago Morag Cromey-Hawke experienced first hand the impact surgery can have on children born with a cleft palate or harelip. In July 2010, she went to Morocco to see Operation Smile workers in action. “Going to that mission was ...

Dr. Know: Did Portland really have a floating whorehouse? - Willamette Week (blog)

I hear that back in the gangster days, Portland was home to a floating whorehouse. Now that weed is legal and taxable, should we bring back this idea and tax it, too? It could be our version of riverboat gambling! —Honest John. I swear, you people ...

There are a lot of ways to misuse 'hirsute' - Columbia Journalism Review

Finally, there's a “harelip.” This is a congenital condition where the two sides of a person's upper lip did not fully fuse in the womb, leaving a visible cleft. It's called a “harelip” because it resembles the upper lip of a hare, which has a cleft ...

New voluntary organization aims to promote information about cleft palate, lip - Jerusalem Post

Lack of public awareness of cleft palate (the roof of the mouth) or lip can, if not treated soon after birth or at least during the first year, cause psychological and eating problems. 2 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Harelip surgery ...

Facts about cleft lips and palates - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Celebrities with cleft lips, palates or both, include Joaquin Phoenix, Justin Timberlake, Peyton Manning, Tom Brokaw, Jesse Jackson, Annie Lennox, Stacy Keach and, centuries ago, King Tut, the Cleft Palate Foundation reports. • Characters with clefts ...

Cleft lip and palate: a brighter future for babies - The Guardian

"Another reason is that with the specialisation of cleft services, patients are given more treatment options, including surgery," explains Rosanna Preston, CEO of the Cleft Lip and Palate Association (Clapa). "Just over 10 years ago, treatment began to ...

Carol Vorderman: My brother, the hero who overcame hardship - WalesOnline

Former Countdown star Carol Vorderman has revealed how she idolises her millionaire big brother – after he overcame the hardships of being born with a cleft palate. The 53-year-old maths whiz, who's been the chair of The Cleft Lip & Palate Association ...

From harelip to split lip - The Guardian

War and the trauma of the Taliban have made Afghanistan an unlikely setting for literary fiction, and have given its writers little opportunity to be heard in the west. California-based Khaled Hosseini's first novel is an attempt to correct this, and ...

SOMALIA: The Somali love of 'rude' nicknames-BBC - Midnimo Information Center

A word of explanation – Somalis are no shrinking violets as a rule and certainly do not hold back when it comes to giving nicknames. My predecessor in the president's office, another Brit, had a harelip. He was always known as Farurey, or Harelip ...

Rae Woodland - obituary - Telegraph.co.uk

Seeking to correct her daughter's hare lip, Rae's mother saved for many years to take Rae to see Sir Harold Gillies and Archibald McIndoe, pioneers of reconstructive surgery, in London. “I was terrified, of course,” Rae Woodland later recalled. “But ...

Ágota Kristóf's The Notebook awoke in me a cold and cruel passion - The Guardian

The two brothers also blackmail the priest: they threaten to let everybody know how he sexually molested Harelip, a girl who needs help to survive, demanding a weekly sum of money from him. The shocked priest asks them: 'It's monstrous. Have you any ...

My lip was ripped off: Corrie's Liz Dawn on the terrifying accident which nearly ruined her acting career - Mirror.co.uk

The fall ripped skin from her face and left part of her top lip missing. “Everything went black,” Liz recalls. “When I came round I just ran home as fast as I could. “I stumbled through the back door and there was blood everywhere. My mother saw me ...

Cleft lip and cleft palate, also known as orofacial cleft, 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. The opening may be on one side, both sides, or in the middle. A cleft palate is when the roof of the mouth contains an opening into the nose. These disorders can result in feeding problems, speech problems, hearing problems, and frequent ear infections. Less than half the time the condition is associated with other disorders.

Cleft lip and palate
Synonyms hare-lip, cleft lip and palate
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Child with cleft lip and palate.
Classification and external resources
Specialty Otorhinolaryngology, pediatrics
ICD-10 Q35-Q37
ICD-9-CM 749
DiseasesDB 29604 29414
MedlinePlus 001051
eMedicine ped/2679

Cleft lip and cleft palate, also known as orofacial cleft, is a group of conditions that includes cleft lip (CL), cleft palate (CP), and both together (CLP). A cleft lip contains an opening in the upper lip that may extend into the nose. The opening may be on one side, both sides, or in the middle. A cleft palate is when the roof of the mouth contains an opening into the nose. These disorders can result in feeding problems, speech problems, hearing problems, and frequent ear infections. Less than half the time the condition is associated with other disorders.

Cleft lip and palate are the result of tissues of the face not joining properly during development. As such, they are a type of birth defect. The cause is unknown in most cases. Risk factors include smoking during pregnancy, diabetes, obesity, an older mother, and certain medications (such as some used to treat seizures). Cleft lip and cleft palate can often be diagnosed during pregnancy with an ultrasound exam.

A cleft lip or palate can be successfully treated with surgery. This is often done in the first few months of life for cleft lip and before eighteen months for cleft palate. Speech therapy and dental care may also be needed. With appropriate treatment outcomes are good.

Cleft lip and palate occurs in about 1 to 2 per 1000 births in the developed world. CL is about twice as common in males as females, while CP without CL is more common in females. In 2013 it resulted in about 3,300 deaths globally down from 7,600 deaths in 1990. The condition was formerly known as a hare-lip because of its resemblance to a hare or rabbit, but that term is now generally considered to be offensive.