Craniomaxillofacial Trauma

Aug 26, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Craniomaxillofacial Trauma

Facial trauma causes significant of morbidity in the United States. With injuries varying widely, the clinical benefits of antibiotics use in facial fracture treatment are not easily determined. The pediatric…

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Microtia Reconstruction

Aug 26, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Microtia Reconstruction

Microtia reconstruction is a challenging endeavor that has seen significant technique evolution. It is important to educate patients and their families to determine the best hearing rehabilitation and ear reconstructive…

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Facial Nerve Rehabilitation

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

Facial nerve paralysis, although uncommon in the pediatric population, occurs from several causes, including congenital deformities, infection, trauma, and neoplasms. Similar to the adult population, management of facial nerve disorders…

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Tessier Clefts and Hypertelorism

Aug 26, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Tessier Clefts and Hypertelorism

Tessier’s classification system for rare craniofacial clefts remains the most widely used today. It denotes the position of the cleft process in a schema based around the orbit, and facilitates…

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Vascular Lesions

Aug 26, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Vascular Lesions

Classification of vascular lesions based of off the biological behavior has greatly facilitated more accurate diagnoses, optimally defined treatment plans, and better outcomes. Treatment of vascular lesions has taken a…

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Syndromic Craniosynostosis

Aug 26, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Syndromic Craniosynostosis

Syndromic craniosynostosis affects up to 1:30,000 live births with characteristic craniofacial growth restrictions, deformities, and other associated abnormalities, such as carpal-pedal anomalies and cognitive function impairment. More than 150 syndromes…

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Craniofacial Microsomia

Aug 26, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Craniofacial Microsomia

Craniofacial microsomia (CFM) encompasses a broad spectrum of phenotypes. It is thought to result from defective development of the first and second pharyngeal arch structures, and generally presents with anomalies…

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Intermediate and Definitive Cleft Rhinoplasty

Aug 26, 2017 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Intermediate and Definitive Cleft Rhinoplasty

Intermediate and definitive cleft rhinoplasties are a challenging part of definitive cleft care. The anatomy of the cleft nose is severely affected by the structural deficits associated with congenital orofacial…

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