Incidence of cleft lip and palate in gorgan - northern iran: an epidemiological study.

OBJECTIVE Cleft lip with or without cleft palate is the most common orofacial congenital anomaly among live births. This study was carried out to determine the incidence rate of oral clefting in Gorgan, Northern Iran during 2004-2009. METHODS This descriptive hospital-based study was performed on 35,009 live newborns in Dezyani Hospital in Gorgan… (More)