Autosomal dominant cleft palate is a common genetic condition present at birth in which an infant has an abnormal opening in the roof of the mouth. This condition can also be associated with a cleft lip or other birth defects. Autosomal dominant cleft palate is an inherited condition passed on by one of the parents.
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What are the symptoms of Autosomal Cleft Palate?
Symptoms of a cleft palate include a split in the hard palate (roof of the mouth) that is present at birth.
Some cleft palates may occur in the soft palate at the back of the mouth (submucous cleft palate) and are not identified until later. Symptoms of submucous cleft palate may include poor feeding, difficulty swallowing, and chronic ear infections.
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What are the current treatments for Autosomal Cleft Palate?
Treatment for cleft palate is managed by a multidisciplinary care team of specialists and may include surgical cleft palate repair, reconstructive surgery, dental repair, antibiotics for ear infections, ear surgery, and speech therapy. Families that carry the autosomal dominant gene for cleft palate should also consider genetic counseling.
Who are the top Autosomal Cleft Palate Local Doctors?
Inserm Umr 1163, Paris Descartes Sorbonne Paris Cité University, Imagine Institute, Necker Enfants Malades Hospital,
Bertrand Isidor practices in Paris, France. Isidor is rated as a Distinguished expert by MediFind in the treatment of Autosomal Cleft Palate. He is also highly rated in 65 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Microcephaly, Achalasia Microcephaly Syndrome, Hypotonia, and Cortical Dysplasia.
Albert David practices in Suresnes, France. David is rated as a Distinguished expert by MediFind in the treatment of Autosomal Cleft Palate. He is also highly rated in 36 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia Congenita, Kniest Dysplasia, Autosomal Cleft Palate, Chondrodystrophy, and Appendectomy.
Genetics And Pediatrics, Amsterdam Gastroenterology & Metabolism,
Amsterdam, NH, NL
Raoul Hennekam practices in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Hennekam is rated as a Distinguished expert by MediFind in the treatment of Autosomal Cleft Palate. He is also highly rated in 88 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Marshall-Smith Syndrome, Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome, Nicolaides-Baraitser Syndrome, and Septo-Optic Dysplasia.
What are the Latest Advances for Autosomal Cleft Palate?
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