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What is Velopharyngeal incompetence?

What is Velopharyngeal incompetence?

  • Velopharyngeal incompetence: A condition which is characterised by the incompetence of the velopharyngeal to close due to any cause.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Velopharyngeal incompetence as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Velopharyngeal incompetence: Introduction

Types of Velopharyngeal incompetence:

Broader types of Velopharyngeal incompetence:

What causes Velopharyngeal incompetence?

Causes of Velopharyngeal incompetence: see causes of Velopharyngeal incompetence

What are the symptoms of Velopharyngeal incompetence?

Symptoms of Velopharyngeal incompetence: see symptoms of Velopharyngeal incompetence

Can anyone else get Velopharyngeal incompetence?

More information: see contagiousness of Velopharyngeal incompetence
Inheritance: see inheritance of Velopharyngeal incompetence

Velopharyngeal incompetence: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Velopharyngeal incompetence.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Velopharyngeal incompetence.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Velopharyngeal incompetence: Oral Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Velopharyngeal incompetence.
Treatments for Velopharyngeal incompetence: see treatments for Velopharyngeal incompetence
Research for Velopharyngeal incompetence: see research for Velopharyngeal incompetence

Name of Velopharyngeal incompetence

Main name of condition: Velopharyngeal incompetence

Velopharyngeal incompetence: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Velopharyngeal incompetence:


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