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Cleft Lip and Palate in Children

Cleft Lip and Palate in Children - How to prevent?

Cleft Lip and Palate in Children - Causes and Risk Factors

The causes of CLP among most babies are unknown, but several factors have been known to increase risk such as genetics, the environment and certain drugs (phenytoin, isotretinoin). Most of the evidence points to a multifactorial cause. It is unlikely that parents did anything that would have directly caused a cleft.

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