Cleft Lip and Palate related conditions

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Pierre Robin Sequence

Pierre Robin sequence is a set of abnormalities consisting of a small lower jaw, a tongue that is placed further back than normal, and obstruction of the airway. Most people with Pierre Robin sequence also have cleft palate.
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Stickler Syndrome

Stickler syndrome consists of a group of hereditary conditions characterized by a distinctive facial appearance, eye abnormalities, hearing loss, joint problems and clefting of the palate.  
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Van der Woude Syndrome

Van der Woude syndrome is a condition that affects the development of the face. Affected individuals usually have depressions (pits) near the center of the lower lip, and have associated cleft lip, palate or both.
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22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome

These disorders are related to a change on chromosome 22. The child may have cleft palate, heart defects, problems with the immune system, and low levels of calcium in the blood.
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Craniofacial conditions that affect facial and ear development

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Oculo-Auriculo-Vertebral Spectrum

This condition can range from mild to severe and causes half of the face to be underdeveloped and look different from the unaffected side. The ear and lower jaw are most commonly affected.
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Treacher Collins Syndrome

Treacher Collins syndrome is a rare genetic condition that causes abnormal development of the face, particularly the eyelids, cheekbones, upper and lower jaws and ears. The level of facial abnormality varies from child to child and can be mild to severe.
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Nager Syndrome

This is a rare genetic condition that mainly affects the development of the face, hands and arms. The cheek bones and the lower jaw are very small. Many children have a cleft palate. 
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Craniosynostosis syndromes and related conditions

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Apert Syndrome

Apert syndrome is a genetic condition that presents with abnormalities of the bones of the skull, face, hand and feet. The affected children have craniosynostosis and syndactyly (fusion of the digits of the hands and feet).
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Crouzon Syndrome

Crouzon syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects how the bones of the skull and face are shaped and grow. Craniosynostosis is present.
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Pfeiffer Syndrome

Pfeiffer syndrome is a genetic disorder that presents with abnormalities of the bones of the skull, face, hand and feet. The affected individuals have craniosynostosis.
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