Median cleft lip/mandible
Synonyms: Median cleft lower facial stage
A rare median facial cleft characterized by median cleft of the lower lip (ranging in extent from a notch in the vermilion to a complete cleft involving the tongue lower lip and chin and extending to the cervical region) median cleft of the mandible (ranging from notching to a complete cleft) and anomaly of the tongue including bifid tongue and tongue tie. Associated features in severe cases may include absent hyoid thyroid cartilage and manubrium sterni as well as atrophic neck muscles.
Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview.
Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version December 2023
Newly diagnosed with
Median cleft lip/mandible?
Our RARE Concierge Services Guides are available to assist you by providing information, resources and connections as you navigate your rare disease journey.