Parental age and incidence of cleft lip and cleft palate anomalies.

@article{Balgir1984ParentalAA,
  title={Parental age and incidence of cleft lip and cleft palate anomalies.},
  author={Ranbir S. Balgir},
  journal={Acta anthropogenetica},
  year={1984},
  volume={8 3-4},
  pages={231-5}
}
Maternal and paternal age effects have been studied on 90 patients (61 males and 29 females) suffering from cleft lip, cleft palate and, cleft lip and palate anomalies. Younger mothers are at higher risk of getting a child with congenital oral clefts than the older (above 30 years of age). Parental age gaps increase the incidence of congenital malformations… CONTINUE READING