A Beumer Classification of Labial-alveolar-palatal Clefts: Suggestion for Complement


Orofacial Clefts
Beumer Classification
Surgical Intervention
Orthopedic Plate


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El Hawari W, Habibou A, Merzouk N, Bentahar O. A Beumer Classification of Labial-alveolar-palatal Clefts: Suggestion for Complement. Integr J Med Sci [Internet]. 2021 Aug. 19 [cited 2022 May 16];8. Available from: https://www.mbmj.org/index.php/ijms/article/view/465


Orofacial clefts are a common birth defect characterized by the involvement of the nasal and oral structures. Several classifications of orofacial clefts have been proposed with 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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