cleft nose

cleft nose

a nose with a furrow caused by failure of complete convergence of the paired embryonic primordia. Fissures of the soft tissues ordinarily signal coexistent underlying skeletal clefts.

cleft nose

(kleft nōz)
Nose with furrow caused by failure of complete convergence of the paired embryonic primordia. Fissures of the soft tissues ordinarily signal coexistent underlying skeletal clefts.
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James Fernandez was born with a cleft nose, spina bifida and birth defects, which his family claim were caused by his mum Louise's prescribed antidepressants.
Objective evaluation of the cleft nose deformity after using conventional Millard's technique for primary repair has been done and nostril apex height, alar length, and width asymmetry have been determined in all the cases preoperatively (Table 1).
Nasal retainers are commonly used in cleft nose deformity repair; however, we did not use any molding device in this study due to the observed complications related to their use, like skin reaction, infection, ulceration, recurrence, pain, and others.