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Congenital lip pits fall among the rare congenital deformities recorded. Lip pits may develop at the commissures of the lips or in the midline. A pilot study was conducted to assess the prevalence, age distribution, site and gender predilection of commissural lip pits (CLP) in a rural population from South Kerala. A total of 11,141 patients (7984 adults and(More)
Oxytocin, a nine amino acid long neuropeptide hormone, is synthesized in the hypothalamus and stored and released from the neural lobe of the pituitary gland. Although commonly known for its central role in the regulation of parturition and lactation, oxytocin signaling also plays a key role in modulating social behavior, evoking contentment, initiating(More)
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