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02 May 2004

HARELIP AND CLEFT PALATE
I would, out of interest, like to know what the treatment for a harelip and cleft palate is. How many operations are normally necessary, and at what age(s) do these operations need to be performed?
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

Unfortunately I am not a orofacial surgeon and these cases can be very complex. If you do not have a trusting relationship with your current doctor the best would be to ask for a second opinion, because there is quite a long way ahead that you will have to travel toghethter. You may also ask for advice at your nearest academic hospital.
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