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; Boy, Sonja C.; Van Staden, Paul Jacobus; Bester, Marthan Nieuwoudt(Frontiers Media, 2021-07-12)
Focal palatine erosion (FPE) is a misleading term that is used in the literature to describe
inflammatory lesions associated with depressions of the palatal mucosa in cheetah.
Cheetahs have large cheek teeth and these ...