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The patient, a lady 22 years old, had suffered from birth with double hare lip, also cleft of both hard and soft palate, which was very large, but nature had largely overcome this latter defect by hypertrophy of the inferior turbinated bodies, and, in consequence, the voice, though not good, was much better than many with a very slight opening in the hard palate or bifurcation of the velum. But the deformity of the lip did not improve. The patient was well developed, strong and healthy. She had always lived in the country. Owing to her mother's opposition to surgery the lip was not operated on. The lady was of a healthy and well-developed family. She came to Chicago and I was consulted and an appointment made for July 28, 1896, at which time Figs. 1 and 2 were taken, after which I made a careful examination and found that
CARPENTER GT. HARE LIP, A CASE IN PRACTICE.. JAMA. 1898;XXX(18):1032-1033. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.72440700024001h