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Question 2#

First introduced in 1958, the widely accepted classification of clefts, which uses the incisive foramen as a reference point, was described by?

a. Reidy
b. Kernahan
c. Veau
d. Pöhlmann
e. Oborne

Correct Answer is B


Kernahan. Des Kernahan devised a classification with Richard B. Stark and described it in 1958. The primary palate is anterior to the incisive foramen and the secondary palate behind it.