Oral-facial clefts and associated malformations in the squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus).

Of the 414 squirrel monkey pregnancies recorded at this institution since 1977, seven (1.7%) have resulted in offspring with clefts of the lip and/or palate. Associated malformations include a ventricular septal defect, renal agenesis, anal atresia, axial skeletal anomalies, and craniorachischisis (anencephaly and spina bifida). Three of these infants are… CONTINUE READING