Repair of the bilateral cleft lip deformity

Charles W. Shih, Jonathan M Sykes

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Abstract

The bilateral cleft lip is a complex deformity involving discontinuity of the soft tissue layers of the lip and, frequently, the underlying bony structure. Satisfactory repair requires a thorough understanding of the anatomic deformity. The authors' philosophy and timing of the bilateral cleft lip repair are discussed. Details of the surgical technique are outlined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)100-106
Number of pages7
JournalFacial Plastic Surgery
Volume23
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2007

Keywords

  • Cleft lip
  • Deformity
  • Surgical repair

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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