A 33-year-old member asked:
What do you suggest if my infant has no uvula from birth!?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Ignore it: It has no specific purpose I can think of.If there are other defects of the soft or hard palate, it might be something a surgeon could fashion during a restorative procedure.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
My infant has no uvula from birth. What could have caused this?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Uvula: Usually from how the palate came together when it was forming. No consequence from an absent uvula
3.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 14, 2016
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