Rapid Communication| Volume 40, ISSUE 6, P645-646, November 1987

A combination of unusual abnormalities of the lachrymal apparatus and nostrils in a case of bilateral cleft with choanal atresia

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      An unusual congenital anomaly of a bilateral complete cleft of the primary palate, a complete cleft of the left secondary palate with abnormal nostrils without external openings and right choanal atresia is presented. The child also has a lachrymal fistula below the right lower eyelid and a coloboma of the same eyelid medially. Neither lachrymal system drained into the nose.


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