Cyst In Lips Due To Sucking Callosities

Lateral Facialcleft

Another variant of the median cleft syndrome (holoprosen-cephaly) is cebocephaly in which there is a small nose with a single nostril above or below the eyes. Note the single orifice and aplasia of the nasal septum and philtrum. Figure 1.63. Buccal fat pads (sucking cushions) are pads of fat tissue between the fibers of the masseter muscle. When the infant is sucking they prevent collapsing of the cheeks during indrawing. These fat pads remain unaltered despite loss of adipose...