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Cleft palate repair surgery is often the best and the only option to close the space caused by the cleft and allows the child to resume normal activities.
Submucous cleft palate (SMCP) occurs due to an abnormal fusion of the muscles of the soft palate when the baby is developing in utero. In the case of submucous cleft palate, the cleft is underneath the mucous membrane, which is the tissue that covers the palatal roof.