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Risk of Recurrence of a Cleft Lip and/or Palate

Purpose:

To estimate the risk of recurrence for cleft lip and/or palate in a fetus.

Specialty:

Genetics

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

Q36

Description:

If a child has a cleft lip or cleft palate, the risk of recurrence can be estimated based on the clinical history and findings. The causes of cleft lip/palate appears to be multifactorial and may involve multiple genes, although some families show an X-linked inheritance.

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