Congenital velopharyngeal incompetence

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Congenital velopharyngeal incompetence

A rare otorhinolaryngologic malformation characterized by the isolated finding of a short and immobile soft palate with anatomical disproportion of the velopharyngeal structures preventing velopharyngeal closure. Patients present with delayed speech development and hypernasal speech.

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