Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Conditions

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22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome

A genetic disorder caused by the partial deletion of genetic material on one copy of a person’s chromosome 22.

Brachial Plexus Injury

An injury to the major nerve group located in the neck and armpit.

Breast Abnormalities

Including growth disturbances such as macromastia, breast asymmetry, breast enlargement in boys called gynecomastia, breast masses and extra nipples in both boys and girls.

Burns

Coming from many sources: scalds from steam, hot bath water, hot beverage spills, hot foods, cooking fluids, are the number one source. Other causes include flames and hot objects.

Capillary Malformation - Arteriovenous Malformation Syndrome (CM-AVM)

An inherited syndrome, with a combination of both capillary and arteriovenous malformations, located in the soft tissue of the body or in the central nervous system.

Cerebral Palsy

A group of neurological (brain) disorders; a life-long condition affecting communication between the brain and the muscles, causing uncoordinated movement and posturing.

Cleft Lip & Cleft Palate

A condition in which parts of the lip and/or palate (the roof of the mouth) do not develop properly in pregnancy, usually repaired when the baby is between 3 to 6 months old.

Congenital Hand Differences

Abnormalities of the hand are common (occurring in 2.3 per 1,000 births), taking many forms, but most of these conditions are relatively minor, not affecting function.

Congenital Muscular Torticollis & Causes

Learn tips to prevent congenital muscular torticollis (wryneck, fibromatosis colli/pseudotumor of infancy), a condition causing an infant's neck to twist.

Ear Deformities

Currently, up to 30% of births result in ear deformities. Of this number, 70% of the deformities stay the same or get worse as the baby grows.

Facial Paralysis in Children

A condition that may be present at birth, such as Moebius syndrome, or acquired later, such as following removal of facial tumors near the nerves that move the facial muscles.

Facial Trauma

Facial trauma includes any injury to the face including the bones of the upper face and jaw, or lower jaw, caused by blunt force or be the result of a wound caused by car crash, sports, etc.