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.

Craniofacial Disorder

"Craniofacial disorder" is a broad term that describes malformations of the face and skull that may result from birth defect, disease or trauma.

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.

Ear Malformations

Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for ear malformation and other birth defects of the ear.

Craniofacial Anomolies

Craniofacial anomalies (CFA) are a diverse group of deformities in the growth of the head and facial bones.

Burns

Burns are a type of injury caused by heat. The heat can be thermal, electrical, chemical, or electromagnetic energy. Most burn accidents occur at home. About 75 percent of all burn injuries in children are preventable.

Birth Marks and Congenital Lesions

Birthmarks are areas of discolored and/or raised skin that are apparent at birth or within a few weeks of birth. Birthmarks are made up of malformed pigment cells or blood vessels.

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