Comparative Evaluation of Prevalence of Upper Cervical Vertebrae Anomalies in Cleft Lip/Palate Patients: A Retrospective Study

@inproceedings{Datana2014ComparativeEO,
  title={Comparative Evaluation of Prevalence of Upper Cervical Vertebrae Anomalies in Cleft Lip/Palate Patients: A Retrospective Study},
  author={Sanjeev Datana and Ashish Bhalla and P. Nandha Kumar and Supriya Kumar Roy and Sanjay Manohar Londhe},
  booktitle={International journal of clinical pediatric dentistry},
  year={2014}
}
PURPOSE The patients with cleft lip and palate have a higher risk of cervical vertebrae anomalies than do patients in general population. The aim of present study was to determine the prevalence of various upper cervical spine anomalies in different type of clefts. PROCEDURES Lateral cephalograms of 128 patients (66 males, 62 females) with cleft lip and palate, and 125 (60 males, 65 females) non syndromic patients without cleft lip and palate were selected at random from archive. Cephalograms… CONTINUE READING