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Craniofacial Malformations: A Common Birth Defect (3:27)
Craniofacial malformations, such as cleft lip and palate, are the most common birth defects in children. Dr. Rich Molteni talks about these problems and the procedures carried out at Seattle Children’s to correct them.
Positional Plagiocephaly (Flat Head Syndrome) and Developmental Delay (2:00)
Matt Speltz, PhD, discusses study findings about how positional plagiocephaly (flat head syndrome) in young babies may be associated with some level of developmental delay, and provides helpful information for parents.
Setting the Standard: Seattle Children’s Craniofacial Center (6:07)
Seattle Children’s Craniofacial Center provides medical and surgical care to infants, children and teens with any type of malformation of the head or neck. We are nationally known for our surgical expertise, outcomes and unique model of team care.
Little Katrina Stands Tall (5:04)
At age 5 and just 2-feet-11-inches tall, Katrina Wagner is a dwarf. She has a type of dwarfism known as kniest dysplasia. Her condition can’t be “cured,” but that doesn’t mean nothing can be done.
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