RECONSTRUCTION OF MICROFORM CLEFT LIP

@article{Tosun2003RECONSTRUCTIONOM,
  title={RECONSTRUCTION OF MICROFORM CLEFT LIP},
  author={Z. Tosun and M. Hoşnuter and Sad{\'i}k Sent{\"u}rk and N. Savacı},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={37},
  pages={232 - 235}
}
  • Z. Tosun, M. Hoşnuter, +1 author N. Savacı
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Scandinavian Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery
  • Partial cleft of the orbicularis oris muscle without skin and mucosa can also be called "discontinuity of the orbicularis oris muscle" or "subepithelial cleft". Microform cleft lip or mini-cleft lip are better definitions. We present two women aged 25 and 29 years old who complained of vermilion notching, vertical depression on the upper lip, and asymmetry of lower lateral cartilage of the nose. The "discontinuity of the muscle" was found at operation in both cases and reconstructed… CONTINUE READING
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