Conditions

From the beginning of care, through treatment, and into recovery, we provide an experience that’s right for children and families. Children’s National Health System provides a wide range of clinical services and specialties dedicated to improving children’s health.

Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate

Cleft lip and cleft palate are birth abnormalities of the mouth and lip. In the United States, nearly 6,800 babies are born with oral-facial clefts annually.

Craniosynostosis

Learn more about the symptoms, causes and treatments for craniosynostosis, a condition that affects skull bone growth.

Deformational Plagiocephaly

Deformational (or positional) plagiocephaly refers to a misshapen shape of the head from repeated pressure to the same area of the head.

Hemifacial Microsomia

Hemifacial microsomia (HFM) is a condition in which the tissue on one side of the face is underdeveloped, affecting primarily the aural (ear), oral (mouth), and mandibular (jaw) areas.

Microtia

Microtia is a condition in which a child is born with an ear or ears deformed or absent.

Multifactorial Inheritance

Multifactorial inheritance means that many factors (multifactorial) are involved in causing a birth defect.