This paper examines the relationship of consanguinity and the frequency of cleft lip and cleft palate. The analysis is based on the family data from two districts in West Timor and West Flores. There is an indication that consanguinity increases the frequency of cleft lip and cleft palate in this region.
|Translated title of the contribution||On the relationship between cleft lip and cleft palate and consanguinity|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||HOMO- Journal of Comparative Human Biology|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 1996|