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What causes children to get a cleft lip or plate?

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Dr. John Hoffmann
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In brief: Different causes

Some cases of cleft lip and palate may be hereditary.
Other cases may be spontaneous without any family history. If there is a history of cleft lip or palate in your family then you may want to consult with a genetic counsellor.

In brief: Different causes

Some cases of cleft lip and palate may be hereditary.
Other cases may be spontaneous without any family history. If there is a history of cleft lip or palate in your family then you may want to consult with a genetic counsellor.
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