[Tongue structure, position and function in cleft lip and palate children assessed by ultrasound examination].


The aim of the study was to examine the position and function of the tongue in cleft lip and palate (CLP) patients and to reveal their impact on alveolar bone development. Two hundred and fifty-eight CLP children and 50 healthy children as control group were included in the study. Tongue function and position were assessed by ultrasound examination. In CLP… (More)