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Surgery & Case Studies: Open Access Journal

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Median Cleft Lip: A Rare Malformation, Best Prognosis for the Isolated Form. Case Report

Volume 4 - Issue 3

Raherison AR1*, Rasoaherinomenjanahary F2, Rabarikoto HF3, Andriamanarivo LRC1, Randrianarisoa FF1, Hunald FA1 and Andriamanarivo ML1

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    • 1Pediatric surgery unit, University hospital - Joseph Ravoahangy Andrianavalona – Antananarivo, Madagascar
    • 2Digestive surgery unit, University hospital - Joseph Ravoahay Andrianavalona – Antananarivo, Madagascar
    • 3Obstetricgynecology unit, Military hospital of Antsiranana, Madagascar

    *Corresponding author: Raherison Aristide Romain, Pediatric surgery unit, University hospital - Joseph Ravoahangy Andrianavalona, Antananarivo, Madagascar

Received:February 04, 2020   Published: February 13, 2020

DOI: 10.32474/SCSOAJ.2020.04.000185

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Summary

The median cleft lip is a very rare form of cleft lip. It can be isolated or to be part of a complex malformation association which can involve the premaxillary bone, the nasal septum, or even the brain. In some cases, it is part of a syndrome. For the management of the median cleft lip, the excision with inverted-V incision or inverted-U incision is the most used. Muscle repair is the main step of surgery. We report the case of an incomplete and isolated median cleft lip in a 14-years-old boy. The inverted-V excision technique was used. The aesthetic result was satisfying. The isolated form has generally a good prognosis.

Keywords: Median cleft lip; Median cleft face syndrome

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