Cleft Lip Palate Deafness Sacral Lipoma
Type of disease: Rare conditions
Cleft lip and/or palate deafness sacral lipoma, also known as Lowry-Young syndrome, is a rare combination of birth defects, or a syndrome. This syndrome is characterized by the presence of a cleft lip and palate, deafness, and a small harmless fat growth called a lipoma in the lower part of the backbone. Cleft lip and/or palate, a feature of this syndrome, is the incomplete formation of the lip and mouth, creating a gap in the upper lip as well as a small hole in the roof of the mouth.