Overview

Tessier classification of facial clefts


Related Overviews

 

'Tessier classification of facial clefts' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

An anatomical classification first described by Dr Paul Tessier in 1976, which classifies the location of facial, craniofacial, and laterofacial clefts, using the orbit as the primary structure for reference. Fifteen locations for clefts are differentiated.

http://www.cleftline.org/docs/tessierinfo.pdf Detailed information on Tessier clefts on the Cleft Palate Foundation website.

Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.