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By Ann W. Kummer

Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies: results on Speech and Resonance is the single publication of its style that covers either oral and facial anomalies and cleft palate. Designed as a how-to consultant for the training clinician, this booklet emphasizes what scholars, clinicians new to this inhabitants, and any member of a cleft palate crew want to know within the place of work. It contains details on universal craniofacial anomalies, linked anomalies, and genetic syndromes. every thing from simple details on anatomy, body structure, and embryology of the face and oral hollow space to oral, dental, and ENT anomalies and their results on speech, resonance, and feeding are coated. The review part contains the perceptual review of speech and resonance, the intraoral exam, and instrumental review systems. The therapy part contains surgeries, prosthetic units, and remedies designed to handle speech, resonance, and velopharyngeal disorder. the necessity for multidisciplinary staff review and remedy is additionally emphasised all through.

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Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. 4 Chapter 1 Nasal bridge Naris A B FIGURE 1–1 (A and B) Normal facial landmarks. A. Note the structures on the diagram. B. Normal face. Try to locate the same structures on this infant’s face.

A. Note the structures on the diagram. B. Normal face. Try to locate the same structures on this infant’s face. mucous membrane, which is the lining tissue of the nasal cavity, oral cavity, and the pharynx. The nasal septum consists of stratified squamous epithelium and lamina propria and is also known as mucosa. ) The vomer is positioned posteriorly and is perpendicular to the palate. As such, the lower portion of the vomer fits in a groove formed by the median Copyright 2011 Cengage Learning.

In fact, the uvula contains very few muscle fibers and does not contribute to velopharyngeal closure (Ettema & Kuehn, 1994; Kuehn & Kahane, 1990; Moon & Kuehn, 1996, 1997). The palatoglossus muscles act antagonistically to the levator veli palatini to depress the velum or elevate the tongue. As such, these muscles are felt to be responsible for the rapid downward movement of the velum during connected speech when a nasal consonant is produced. On each side, the palatoglossus muscle arises from the palatal aponeurosis of the anterior half of the soft palate and inserts into the posterior lateral aspect of the tongue.

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