Orofacial clefts are a common birth defect characterized by involvement of the nasal and oral structures. Several classifications of orofacial clefts have been proposed in the aim of generalizing rational criteria allowing communication and exchange between the different practitioners. Among these classifications, the classification of Beumer has got surgical and prosthodontic interest (making an orthopedic plate).
The authors propose to update this classification by modifying it and proposing a class that did not exist in the original classification. This modification seems important to us as a complement to this classification.
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