Our advertisers

ParAid
Inspiration Healthcare
CliniMed Limited
Nutricia Ltd
Central Medical Supplies Ltd
Medela AG
Vygon (UK) Ltd
Baxter Healthcare Ltd
University of Plymouth
Intersurgical Ltd
Armstrong Medical
vCreate Neonatal
Solus Medical Limited
Milton Pharmaceuticals Co UK Ltd
The Brazelton Centre UK

 

 

Volume 15/Issue 3, May 2019

Cleft palate and oral synechiae in a newborn infant

Laura Morris, Sanjeev Rath, Shri Babarao


Cleft lip or palate associated with fibrous bands, also known as oral synechiae, is rare. This report describes a newborn infant with four fibrous bands in the oral cavity, a left-sided cleft lip and a cleft of the hard and soft palate. The fibrous bands made feeding difficult and raised concerns about the baby’s airway as they prevented normal positioning of the tongue.

Morris L., Rath S., Babarao S. Cleft palate and oral synechiae in a newborn infant. Infant 2019;15(3): 114-15.
Abbreviated: Please subscribe and log in to see the full article.

 
© Copyright of Stansted News Limited 2019. Terms & Conditions of reading. Privacy policy