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What is the difference between a complete and incomplete hair lip?

What is the difference between a complete and incomplete hair lip?

See below: An incomplete hair lip means only the lip tissue is open at birth, a complete hair lip means the opening goes into the roof of the mouth (palate). Both are repairable by surgery. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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What is the difference between a complete and a partial hydatidiform mole?

What is the difference between a complete and a partial hydatidiform mole?

Genetics + more: A complete mole is formed when a sperm fertilizes an empty egg & duplicates, or when two sperm fertilize an empty egg. It has 46 chromosomes(all paternal). A partial mole develops when two sperm(or one sperm that duplicates) fertilize an egg & has 69 chromosomes. Fetal parts are usually only found in partial moles. Complete moles inc risk for choriocarcinoma(a type of tumor) more than partial moles. ...Read more

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What is the diagnostic d ifference between a cleft palate and hair lip?

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What is the diagnostic d ifference between a cleft palate and hair lip?

Location of cleft: Cleft lip occurs as the nasal processes fail to fuse in the formation of the primary palate. In the past, it sometimes referred to as harelip, based on the similarity to the cleft in the lip of a hare, but that term is now generally considered to be offensive. Cleft lip does not involve the palate. Cleft palate happened as the plates of hard palate does not fused, usually occurs with cleft lip. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a maturing and receding hairline?

What is the difference between a maturing and receding hairline?

Very Little: A receding forehead or hairline is where one loses hair in the frontal scalp and the actual hairline moves up or back towards the crown area. A maturing hairline can be that also but "mature" hair loss can be more globally where hair is lost more diffusely and slowly over time and makes the scalp hair look thinned. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a cleft lip and a harelip?

What is the difference between a cleft lip and a harelip?

None.: "cleft lip" is the more commonly used term today, but they refer to the same condition. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a cyst and a skin tag?

What is the difference between a cyst and a skin tag?

Both Benign: Both are benign growths. A cyst is a dilated hair follicle, while a skin tag is a piece of loose skin. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a adhesion and a keloid?

What is the difference between a adhesion and a keloid?

Stable vs growing : An adhesion is a scar anywhere in the body (not just the skin) that physically causes two structures to become adherent and is a common cause for bowel obstruction. They remin stable in size over time. Keloids are scars that have a tendency to grow over time and more likely occur on the skin. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a meniscus removal and a repair?

What is the difference between a meniscus removal and a repair?

Well: Probably none - to repair the meniscus they shave off the torn part. The never completely remove it they try to keep as much as they can. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a follicle and a cyst? 

What is the difference between a follicle and a cyst? 

Pocket v sac: A follicle is a tiny pouch at base of each hair that grows on the body. If one of these follicles get clogged, a collection of sebaceous material or broken down hair plugs can form, and when surrounded by a wall, it becomes a cyst. Often these grow under the skin (subcutaneous), and with hot compresses may resorb on their own. Sometimes they don't and may have to be drained or removed by the doc. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a cleft palate and lip?

See below: The palate is the hard and soft portions of the roof of your mouth. Some people will only have a cleft palate or an isolated cleft lip, but most people have a cleft that involves both. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a keloid and a mole?

What is the difference between a keloid and a mole?

Big difference. : Moles are benign lesions that stable over time but may grow slowly. If they suddenly change, a biopsy may be recommended. Keloids grow and be one larger over time and generally associated with trauma or injury or inflammation. The keloid in the photo has been treated whereas the other smaller pigmented lesions appear more similar to moles. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the difference between a sprain and a break?

Need advice on what is the the difference between a sprain and a break?

Sprain vs break: A sprain is caused by damage done to the ligaments of the body. A break is a bone injury. A strain is caused by damage to a tendon. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a tendonectomy and an onychectomy?

What is the difference between a tendonectomy and an onychectomy?

Big difference: know the word origins ectomy = cut tendon = soft tissue attachment from muscle to bone onych = nail tendonectomy - tendon cutting the more common term is tenontomy onychectomy - nail cutting ...Read more

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What is the difference between a tendonectomy and an onychectomy?

What is the difference between a tendonectomy and an onychectomy?

"Ectomy" = Remove: A "tendonectomy" is the removal of a Tendon. An "onychectomy" is the removal of a Nail. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a hernia and a weak spot?

What is the difference between a hernia and a weak spot?

Hernia is weak spot: A hernia is a "weak spot" found where there is an opening in the middle of muscle tissues, allowing abdominal contents to pass through. The danger is that they may get stuck or "strangulated." in medical terms we call that "incarcerated." either way the concern is that the involved segment of bowel or omentum gets caught and loses its blood supply. This can be an emergency. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the difference between a bunionectomy and a cheilectomy?

See below: There are many types of bunionectomy procedures of which a cheilectomy is one type. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a colectomy and a colonoscopy?

What is the difference between a colectomy and a colonoscopy?

The suffix: When a word ends in ectomy it refers to removal of:an organ such as colon in colectomy and kidney in nephrectomy, When the word ends in oscopy it refers to examination of an organ with a device or scope such as in endoscopy, laryngoscopy, proctoscopy. Colonoscopy refers as such to examination of the colon with a colonoscope. ...Read more