Facial pain is a complex disorder to diagnose and
to manage. Problems in the craniofacial area may
present with conflicting and blurred symptomatology
that may result in an obscured clinical picture where
a single etiological factor may seem unlikely. This is
a report of a case of chronic palatal pain in a patient
who was previously surgically managed for a cleft soft
palate and partial cleft hard palate.
To identify the pathogenic micro-organisms that had colonised preoperatively in clefts in the soft palate and oro-nasopharynx, we retrospectively studied the preoperative microbiological profiles of 200 infants who had had ...
Butow, Kurt-Wilhelm; Jacobs, Frederick Julius; Zwahlen, Roger A.(South African Dental Association, 2008-04)
A retrospective study was undertaken of 3100 facial cleft cases in order to analyse and determine the incidence of the isolated cleft of the hard palate. This presented as a very rare occurrence in three different variations, ...