Associated Conditions of Cleft palate


About associated conditions: Associated conditions are those which appear statistically related, but do not have a clear cause or effect relationship. Whereas the complications are caused by Cleft palate, and underlying causes may be causes of Cleft palate, the following list shows associated conditions that simply appear with higher frequency in people who have Cleft palate. In some cases, there may be overlap between this list and risk factors for Cleft palate. People with Cleft palate may be more likely to get a condition on the list of associated conditions, or the reverse may be true, or both. Whether they are causes of, caused by, or simply coincidentally related to Cleft palate is not always clear. For general information, see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.

Associated conditions list: The list of conditions mentioned by various sources as associated with Cleft palate includes:

  • Other birth defects

Last revision: May 26, 2003

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