Bifid uvula represents a microform of the cleft palate. The occurence of bifid uvula has aroused interest and utmost importance because of the possibility of being considered and associated with submucosal clefts. However, it is generally ignored as it is a hidden cleft therefore its increased awarness is required in order to prevent the complications like tubotympanitis and palatopharyngeal incompetency.
Dr. Shabista Jabi is pursuing her postgraduation in the department of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry from the college of Career Postgraduate Institute Of Dental Sciences, Lucknow. She has attended many national conferences and workshops and also have several national publications.
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LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
occult cleft, submucosal cleft, bifid uvula.
MEDICAL / Dentistry / General