craniofacial anomaly

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cra·ni·o·fa·cial a·nom·a·ly

(krānē-ō-fāshăl ă-nomă-lē)
Deviation from average or norm of the structures of head and face.
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Patients who had an underlying genetic or craniofacial anomaly were excluded.
1% of 135 patients were found to have a craniofacial anomaly.
July marks National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month and the kick start of the Florida Craniofacial Institute's campaign to spread understanding and raise funds to help local families affected by a craniofacial anomaly.
1) in 1985, 21 cases exposed to isotretinoin were examined and craniofacial anomaly was found in 17 subjects, cardiac anomaly was found in 12 subjects, central nervous system anomalies were found in 18 subjects and thymus development anomalies were found in 7 subjects.
2006) Mothers' reflections on raisin a child with a craniofacial anomaly.
Increase the number of states, and dc that have a system for recording and referring infants and children with cleft lips and palates to craniofacial anomaly rehabilitative teams
3) Common risk factors include: family history of permanent childhood hearing loss; admission to neonatal intensive care unit for more than 5 days; in utero infections (cytomegalovirus, herpes, rubella, syphilis, and toxoplasmosis); any craniofacial anomaly, especially those related to the ear or temporal bone; physical findings associated with a syndrome known to cause hearing loss; neurodegenerative disorders; meningitis; head trauma; and chemotherapy.
Clearly there are psychosocial implications from having a craniofacial anomaly," Dr.
Eight out of the 402 (2%) babies had a craniofacial anomaly.