The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) provides the following list of features that have been reported in people with this condition. Much of the information in the HPO comes from Orphanet, a European rare disease database. If available, the list includes a rough estimate of how common a feature is (its frequency). Frequencies are based on a specific study and may not be representative of all studies. You can use the MedlinePlus Medical Dictionary for definitions of the terms below.
Lip pits and cleft lip AND/OR palate (CLP). Lip pits must be paramedian on the lower lip, and can include mounds with a sinus tract leading from a mucous gland of the lip.
Lip pits alone and a first-degree relative with CLP
CLP and a first-degree relative with lip pits
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My nephew was born with a cleft lip and lip pits but tested negative for van der Woude syndrome. Neither parent has cleft lip, lip pits, or a family history of either. Is it possible that this genetic test is incorrect? See answer