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Craniofacial Syndromes and Surgery

Forrest, Christopher R. M.D., M.Sc.; Hopper, Richard A. M.D., M.Sc.

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: January 2013 - Volume 131 - Issue 1 - p 86e–109e
doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e318272c12b
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Learning Objectives: After studying this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Understand craniofacial dysmorphology and identify basic pediatric craniofacial syndromes. 2. Understand the functional concerns associated with these syndromes. 3. Achieve familiarity with the management protocols for the treatment of pediatric craniofacial syndromes.

Summary: This article provides an overview of the diagnosis and management of infants and children with craniofacial syndromes. Treatment protocols from The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, Washington, are highlighted.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada; and Seattle, Wash.

From the Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto; the Center for Craniofacial Care and Research; the Division of Plastic Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children; the Department of Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine; and the Division of Plastic Surgery and the Craniofacial Center, Seattle Children's Hospital.

Received for publication November 9, 2010; accepted May 5, 2011.

Disclosure: The authors have no financial interest to declare in relation to the content of this article.

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Christopher R. Forrest, M.D., M.Sc.; The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Suite 5430, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada, christopher.forrest@sickkids.ca

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