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Causes of Cleft palate

Causes of Cleft palate

Cleft palate can be linked to a combination of genetic and environmental factors, or can be part of a genetic syndrome that includes other conditions. Risk factors include male gender, family history, maternal smoking or illicit drug use during pregnancy, maternal obesity, and ethnicity (Asian and American Indian).

Causes of Cleft palate (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Cleft palate that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Cleft palate: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Cleft palate, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Cleft palate:

Cleft palate: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Cleft palate: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Cleft palate as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Cleft palate as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Cleft palate. Our database lists the following as having Cleft palate as a complication of that condition:

Cleft palate as a symptom:

Conditions listing Cleft palate as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Cleft palate. Our database lists the following as having Cleft palate as a symptom of that condition:

Medical news summaries relating to Cleft palate:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Cleft palate:

Related information on causes of Cleft palate:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Cleft palate may be found in:


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