The distribution of clefts of the primary and secondary palates by sex, type, and location.

@article{Shapira1999TheDO,
  title={The distribution of clefts of the primary and secondary palates by sex, type, and location.},
  author={Yehoshua Shapira and E C Lubit and Mladen M. Kuftinec and G Borell},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  year={1999},
  volume={69 6},
  pages={523-8}
}
The frequency and patterns of distribution of cleft lip, cleft lip and alveolus, cleft lip and palate, and isolated cleft palate, together with the possible association between sex, type of cleft, and affected side were studied from records of 278 individuals with clefts. These records were obtained from four cleft centers in the New York City area and constituted a racially mixed urban sample. The type of the cleft varied between sexes. Males had significantly higher rates of cleft lip and… CONTINUE READING

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