Velum Insufficiency

A soft palate weakness is often based on anatomical palate malformations and causes incomplete closure of the oropharynx against the nasopharynx, which has a strong nasal language result. The diagnosis is made by direct inspection with a fiberoptic Nasoendoskop. A soft palate failure is treated surgically and speech therapy. Velum insufficiency means that the velopharyngeal closing mechanism between oropharynx and nasopharynx is not working properly. Normally, the soft palate and…

September 3, 2018
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