Medieval example of cleft lip and palate from St. Gregory's Priory, Canterbury.

@article{Anderson1994MedievalEO,
  title={Medieval example of cleft lip and palate from St. Gregory's Priory, Canterbury.},
  author={T. Anderson},
  journal={The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association},
  year={1994},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={
          466-72
        }
}
  • T. Anderson
  • Published 1994
  • Medicine
  • The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • An archaeologically retrieved skeleton from medieval Canterbury possibly of the late eleventh or twelfth century, displays clear evidence of cleft lip and palate. A case of cleft palate dating from the seventh century, is known from an Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Burwell. This is the first evidence for both cleft lip and palate in British archaeological material. The individual had survived into adulthood. Apart from an odontome, there was no osseous evidence of any other abnormalities. Artistic… CONTINUE READING
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