Prenatal counseling for cleft lip and palate.

  title={Prenatal counseling for cleft lip and palate.},
  author={Martha S. Matthews and Michael Cohen and Michael P Viglione and A. S. Brown},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={101 1},
Prenatal diagnoses of cleft lip and palate can occur during both routine screening obstetrical ultrasound and high resolution obstetrical ultrasound done for other reasons. The affected family or obstetrician may request prenatal consultation with the plastic surgeon. To define this population, a survey was done of all families who were referred to our cleft program with a prenatal diagnosis of cleft between 1990 and 1994. Of 80 newborn referrals, 13 had a prenatal diagnosis of cleft. These… CONTINUE READING

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