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why is cleft lip more prominent in males than females?

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Dr. Ronald Achong
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 18 years experience
Unknown: The exact cause or reason is unknown.
Dr. James Sidman
Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Small difference: There is only a slightly higher rate in males and we have no idea why.

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