CORRECTION OF MEDIAN MICROFORM CLEFT OF THE UPPER LIP USING BILATERAL ADVANCEMENT VERMILLION MUCOSAL FLAPJournal: University Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialities (Vol.2, No. 5)
Publication Date: 2016-10-25
Authors : SENTHIL KUMARAN KK;
Page : 31-34
Keywords : :Tessier microform 0 cleft with orofacial-digital syndrome; Median cleft; advancement flap;
A median microform 0 cleft lip is a rare craniofacial anomaly representing less then 1 percent of all clefts.These can be true clefts or false clefts.We present this case of true median microform cleft with polydactyly of both upper and lower limbs as part of orofacial-digital syndrome.We have approached in the midline through vermillion and repaired the orbicularis oris muscle and the defect. The contour of the lip was improved. Lip height, vermillion fullness and mobility of the lip were achieved.
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