Cleft lip and palate

Cleft palate; Craniofacial defect

Cleft lip and palate are birth defects that affect the upper lip and the roof of the mouth.

Infant hard and soft palates

A cleft lip is an abnormal opening in the middle of the upper lip. A cleft palate is an opening in the roof of the mouth (palate).

Cleft lip repair - series

A cleft lip is an abnormal opening in the middle of the upper lip. A cleft palate is an opening in the roof of the mouth (palate).

Causes

Symptoms

Exams and Tests

Treatment

Support Groups

Outlook (Prognosis)

When to Contact a Medical Professional