[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Other complications include injury to the teeth or lips, airway obstruction and pulmonary oedema, velopharyngeal insufficiency, nasopharyngeal stenosis and cervical spine stenosis.
What does V/P stand for?
V/P stands for Velopharyngeal
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- Volume and Intensity
- vascular and/or lymphatic invasion
- Variance/Mean Ratio (biomedicine)
- Velocity Meter
- Volts Per Meter
- Voice Over (cinematography)
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Clinical implications of the velopharyngeal blood supply: A fresh cadaveric study.
According to Bassett and Chow, patients with two or more of the following groups of screening criteria are at an increased risk for 22q11 DS: * hypernasal speech, history of speech therapy, velopharyngeal incompetence, cleft palate * characteristic facial features--long narrow face, small low-set ears, a small mouth and retruded chin * learning difficulties, history of special education * congenital heart disease--e.
In 1976, a group of scientists reported certain characteristics of patients having cardiac abnormalities such as peculiar faces including hypertelorism, short palpebral fissures, broad root of the nose, abnormal ears and nasal voice with or without velopharyngeal deficiency (12).
Abstract The velopharyngeal closure mechanism acts as a valve to separate the oral and nasal cavities during speech and swallowing.
Objectivating nasality in healthy and velopharyngeal insufficient children with the Nasalance Acquisition System (NasalView) Defining minimal required speech tasks assessing normative values for Dutch language.
Speech problems can be seen as well and include dyspraxia, forced speech, and hypernasal speech due to velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI).
These heterozygous patients may have associated velopharyngeal insufficiency, conotruncal heart disease, and learning disabilities together with an abnormality of glycoprotein Ib[beta], and are classified as having the velocardiofacial syndrome.