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Conditions

Understanding your child's condition is an important step on your treatment journey. Learn more about causes, symptoms and diagnosis for a variety of conditions, as well as unique treatments and research being performed at Children's National.

Carpenter Syndrome

Carpenter syndrome is an extremely rare congenital (present at birth) disorder that causes abnormal growth of a baby’s skull, fingers, and toes. Learn more about the symptoms, causes and treatments for Carpenter syndrome.

Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate

Cleft lip is a split in the lip, while cleft palate is a split in the roof of the mouth. Discover more about diagnosis, complications and treatment options.

Cloverleaf Deformity

Cloverleaf deformity is an extremely rare skull deformity that happens when several joints (sutures) between a baby's skull bones begin to fuse too early, which causes bulging at the front and sides of the skull, resembling a cloverleaf shape. Learn more about this condition.

Pediatric Craniosynostosis

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

Crouzon Syndrome

Learn more about the symptoms, causes and treatments for Crouzon syndrome, a rare birth defect of the joints.

Microtia

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

Multisuture Synostosis

Learn more about the symptoms, causes and treatments for multisuture synostosis, a congenital disorder affecting brain growth and head shape.

Pfeiffer Syndrome

Learn more about the symptoms, causes and treatments for Pfeiffer syndrome, a bone disorder that affects the head and face.

Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome

Learn more about the symptoms, causes and treatments for Saethre-Chotzen syndrome, a rare bone disorder.