Cleft lip: a histochemical and ultrastructural analysis of lip muscles.

  title={Cleft lip: a histochemical and ultrastructural analysis of lip muscles.},
  author={Edoardo Raposio and Antonio Cella and P. Panarese and Marco Renzi and Paula Caregnato and P Barabino and M P Faggioni and Alessandro Gualdi and Pier Luigi Santi},
  journal={Minerva stomatologica},
  volume={48 10},
AIMS In order to evaluate the pathogenesis of cleft-lip in relation to both the anatomical and structural anomalies of the mesenchymal tissues, the authors concluded that the presence of structural anomalies in the examined tissues could not explain the malformation, but might be a consequence of it. Delayed muscular development, asymmetrical distribution of the muscular fibres and their anomalous insertion suggest that the anatomical/functional loss clinically detectable in the orbicular… CONTINUE READING

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