CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Journal of Health and Allied Sciences NU 2014; 04(03): 066-069
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1703804
Original Article

A CLINICAL STUDY OF INCIDENCE AND DISTRIBUTION AND CO- RELATING FACTORS OF CLEFT LIP AND CLEFT PALATE AMONG KARNATAKA & KERALA POPULATION

Soumi Samuel
1  Reader, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, K. S. Hegde Medical Academy Nitte University, Mangalore – 575 018, Karnataka, India.
,
B. Rajendra Prasad
2  Principal, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, K. S. Hegde Medical Academy Nitte University, Mangalore – 575 018, Karnataka, India.
,
Suchetha Kumari
3  Professor, Department of Biochemistry, K. S. Hegde Medical Academy Nitte University, Mangalore – 575 018, Karnataka, India.
,
S. Sandeep Tejaswi
4  Resident, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, K. S. Hegde Medical Academy Nitte University, Mangalore – 575 018, Karnataka, India.
,
Sanal T. S.
5  Statistician, Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, K. S. Hegde Medical Academy Nitte University, Mangalore – 575 018, Karnataka, India. K. S. Hegde Medical Academy Nitte University, Mangalore – 575 018, Karnataka, India.
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Abstract

The aim of this prospective study is to determine the incidences of cleft lip and palate in Karnataka & Kerala population. It also highlights a part of embryological aspect and theories that help to correlate and understand the incidence of the congenital anomaly. This prospective study were conducted in 1000 patients having cleft lip and palate deformities and classified, incidences and types of patterns of occurrences were statistically analysed. It was observed that incidences of Cleft lip and palate is more common in males were 51.9% and that of Cleft palate is more prevelant in females were - 48.1%



Publication History

Publication Date:
26 April 2020 (online)

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