Cleft - Ultimate Treatment
D. TENNISON LIP-REPAIR; similar: RANDALL and MALEK Triangle is positioned inferiorly in the lip (incision is made into the natural dimple area), it appears that as such more pressure is exerted on the maxilla. Therefore an increased midfacial growth disturbance can be expected in a complete unilateral cleft lip, alveolus and palate deformity.
TENNISON CW. The repair of the unilateral cleft lip by stencil method. Plast Reconstr Surg 1952: 9: 115. RANDALL P. A triangular flap operation for the primary repair of unilateral clefts of the lip.Plast Reconstr Surg 1959: 23: 331. MALEK R, GROSSMAN JAI. Cleft repair by systematic z-plasty. Clin Plast Surg 1984: 11: 739. STEINHĂ„USER EW, BĂœTOW K-W. The influence op lip closure technique, Millard or Tennison, on the dysgnathial incidence. 5th Int Congr Cleft Palate Craniofacial Anomalies 1985: 4: 85.
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