THE INCIDENCE OF OROFACIAL CLEFT IN WASSIT
*Abdulkhudhur A. Alwan
Cleft lip and palate are the second most common congenital deformity after club foot. The aim of this study is to determine the incidence of orofacial cleft in Wassit. This a retrospective study is diagnosed 300 patients with various types of orofacial cleft from 125800 live births. The incidence of clefts in our population higher than other countries. Cleft lip and palate are more common than other types of orofacial cleft and more common in male than female. While isolated cleft palate are more common in female than male.
Keywords: Incidence, orofacial cleft.
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