n South African Journal of Child Health - Experiences with unilateral cleft lip in a humanitarian mission in Mali : short report
|Article Title||Experiences with unilateral cleft lip in a humanitarian mission in Mali : short report|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Child Health|
|Author||H. Traore, Y. Benchenam, S. Letouze and H. Benateau|
|Publication Date||Dec 2007|
|Pages||156 - 158|
Several criteria determine the choice of technique for unilateral cleft lip and nose repair. The aim of the procedure is to correct the malformation with minimal scarring. In humanitarian missions cleft lip and nose repair is often performed on patients who have a relatively high risk of keloid scarring as a result of skin colour.
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