Infantile Hemangiomas

Aug 26, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Infantile Hemangiomas

Management of infantile hemangiomas includes a combination of observation, medical therapy, laser treatments, and surgery. The nomenclature to describe these lesions has been standardized and should be adhered to. The…

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Pediatric Septorhinoplasty

Aug 26, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Pediatric Septorhinoplasty

In the appropriately selected patient, septorhinoplasty can benefit a pediatric patient presenting with significant nasal trauma, abscess, or mass that will likely result in a progressive deformity in the growing…

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Pediatric Facial Nerve Rehabilitation

Aug 26, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Pediatric Facial Nerve Rehabilitation

Facial paralysis is a rare but severe condition in the pediatric population. Impaired facial movement has multiple causes and varied presentations, therefore individualized treatment plans are essential for optimal results….

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Craniofacial Anomalies

Feb 8, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Craniofacial Anomalies

Craniosynostosis, in which 1 or more cranial sutures prematurely fuse, is associated with diverse environmental and genetic factors. Whereas isolated single-suture synostosis is usually sporadic and nonfamilial, FGFR mutations account…

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Index

Feb 8, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Index

Note: Page numbers of article titles are in boldface type. A Ablative fractional lasers, for scar revision, 644 Ablative lasers, for scar revision, 644 Adenoid glands, VPI and, 596, 598,…

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Microtia Reconstruction

Feb 8, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Microtia Reconstruction

Microtia represents a spectrum of maldevelopment of the external ear. Reconstructive techniques may utilize an autogenous rib cartilage framework and require 2–4 stages; alternatively, an alloplastic framework can be used…

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Soft Tissue Trauma and Scar Revision

Feb 8, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Soft Tissue Trauma and Scar Revision

Numerous techniques and treatments have been described for scar revision, with most studies focusing on the adult population. A comprehensive review of the literature reveals a paucity of references related…

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Craniofacial Distraction Osteogenesis

Feb 8, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Craniofacial Distraction Osteogenesis

Distraction osteogenesis (DO) may be the most versatile tool to become available to the craniofacial surgeon in recent years. It can be used in an ever-expanding register of clinical scenarios…

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Pediatric Craniomaxillofacial Trauma

Feb 8, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Pediatric Craniomaxillofacial Trauma

Trauma is a leading cause of death in children. The pediatric facial skeleton goes through progressive development and major changes, including change in the size ratio of the cranium to…

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