Long-term otologic features of cleft palate patients.

@article{Moeller1975LongtermOF,
  title={Long-term otologic features of cleft palate patients.},
  author={P Philipp Moeller},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology},
  year={1975},
  volume={101 10},
  pages={
          605-7
        }
}
In 113 patients, 58 with both a cleft lip and a cleft palate, and 55 with a cleft palate, the otopathologic features and hearing impairments have been examined to evaluate the long-term results. Chronic otitis media was found in only 3% of the ears, and cholesteatoma was found in only 1%. A hearing loss of more than 30 dB was found in 6% of 6-year-old patients, but the frequency was reduced to 2% in 15-year-old patients. These results are favorable in comparison with the recent reports of… CONTINUE READING
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