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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.
A branchial cleft abnormality is a malformation on the side of the neck which normally appears anywhere from the ear, along the line of the jaw and throat. Learn more about this condition.
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.
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.
Learn more about the symptoms, causes and treatments for craniosynostosis, a condition that affects skull bone growth.
Deformational plagiocephaly (flat head syndrome) is when a baby’s head develops a lasting flat spot. Learn more about this condition.
A hemangioma is a type of birthmark. It is the most common benign (noncancerous) tumor of the skin. Hemangiomas may be present at birth (faint red mark) or may appear in the first months after birth.
Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma is a rare, aggressive vascular skin, tissue and bone tumor found in children. Learn more about this condition.
Microtia is a condition in which a child is born with an ear or ears deformed or absent.