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, ...
Steenkamp, Gerhardus; Schmidt, Martin J.; Van Staden, Paul Jacobus; Bester, Marthan Nieuwoudt(Frontiers Media, 2019-07-30)
Focal palatitis (also known as focal palatine erosion) is thought to be a developmental
disease, specifically of cheetah in captivity raised on a commercial diet. The lack of
chewing is thought to cause the mandibular ...
Bruneel, Laura; Bettens, Kim; De Bodt, Marc; Roche, Nathalie; Van Lierde, K.M. (Kristiane)(Elsevier, 2018-03)
OBJECTIVE AND SUBJECTS : Speech outcomes were described for 16 patients with cleft palate (mean age: 5.4 years) following Sommerlad primary palatoplasty performed by a single surgeon of the Ghent University Hospital. These ...