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.
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, ...
Van den Berg, H.J.S.; Du Plessis, Susanna M.; Butow, Kurt-Wilhelm; Honey, E.M.(AOSIS Open Journals, 2009-06)
A retrospective study was done of data on all patients registered at one of the largest cleft lip and palate clinics in South Africa (n = 3174). The associated syndromes and other genetic variations [(abbreviation:) ASGV] ...