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June 1934

DIMENSIONS AND GROWTH OF THE PALATE IN INFANTS WITH GROSS MALDEVELOPMENT OF THE UPPER LIP AND PALATE: FURTHER INVESTIGATIONS

Am J Dis Child. 1934;47(6):1265-1268. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1934.01960130089005
Abstract

A study of the dimensions and growth of the palate in infants with gross maldevelopment of the lip and palate has previously been reported.1 Included in that report are twenty-eight sets of measurements of twenty-six infants. The present report includes those data and additional measurements, which are given in table 1. The additional measurements were obtained in the manner described in the previous report. The data on the normal palate are the same as in the previous report.

The method of analysis is slightly different; that is, regression lines were fitted by the correlation technic instead of by two simultaneous equations, as in the former study.2 In general the results have not been materially changed by including data on twenty-three additional cases. The data for boys and girls are not analyzed separately in this report, since it was demonstrated in the former report that there was no significant

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