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Here we can see a child who has poor velopharyngeal closure (velopharyngeal incompetence) because of scarring due to cleft palate. Child can close from the sides but not from the center, this will require surgery to correct.


This video is part of the Endoscopy: Velopharyngeal Incompetence Playlist. You can find the link to the playlist here:

Endoscopy: Velopharyngeal Incompetence Playlist

Below you can find links to the other videos in the playlist on LEADERSproject.

Endoscopy: Post-Therapy Improved Velopharyngeal Competence

Endoscopy: Severe Velopharyngeal Incompetence (VPI)

Endoscopy: Pharyngeal Flap

Endoscopy: Typical Speaker