Facial malformations, including cleft lip and palate, in wild primates in Paraguay

Rebecca L. Smith* (Corresponding Author), Rachel Blood, Paul Smith

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Abstract

Nine individual Alouatta caraya and Sapajus cay displaying facial malformations were observed across three sites in Paraguay. Six had cleft lip (with or without cleft palate), and three had malformations of the lower lip. This is the first record of cleft lip and/or palate in the genus Alouatta.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)193-196
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Medical Primatology
Volume50
Issue number3
Early online date6 Mar 2021
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2021

Keywords

  • Alouatta
  • Central and South America primates
  • cleft palate
  • congenital deformities
  • Sapajus

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