Non-Syndromic Oral Clefts: A Glimpse on Environmental Risk Factors- A Mini-Review

Introduction Worldwide, oral clefts (OC) are considered among the most common birth defects with an estimated rate of 1 per 500-1000 live births [1]. Disparities in prevalence of OC are largely related to ethnic, geographic and socioeconomic variations such that the highest rates have been reported among Asians and Native American whereas Africa-based populations are at the lowest risk to

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