Table 6

Classification of cleft lip and cleft palate malformations:
Group I Pre-incisor foramen clefts (Clefts lying anterior to the incisor foramen). Clefts of the lip with or without an alveolar cleft.
a) Unilateral
Right Total – when they reach the alveolar arcade
b) Bilateral Partial
1) Total}On one or both sides
2) Partial
c) Median 1) Total
2) Partial
Group II. Trans – incisor foramen clefts (Clefts of the lip, alveolus and palate)
a) Unilateral Right
Left
b) Bilateral
Group III. Post-incisor foramen clefts (Clefts lying posterior to the incisor foramen)
1) Total
2) Partial
Group IV. Rare facial clefts

Taken from Division of Plastic Surgery and Burns of the Department of Surgery of the University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil (Spina et al., 1972).

Wehby et al.

Wehby et al. BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:184   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-12-184

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