Palatal Grooves in Orally Intubated Newborns-Reply
AbstractThis article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract In Reply.—We agree with Dr Ginther that the term palatal groove could be misleading. Groove does not imply a palatal defect or cleft but rather a transient mechanical obstruction to normal ingrowth of the lateral palatine ridges.