Craniofacial Anomalies

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What is a craniofacial anomaly?

Craniofacial anomalies are deformities that affect a child’s head and facial bones. These disorders are typically present at birth (congenital) and can range from mild to severe.

Common craniofacial anomalies include:


Care for craniofacial anomalies

The Cleft and Craniofacial Center at Boston Children’s Hospital provides a team approach to the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of children and adults with craniofacial deformities. If your child has a craniofacial anomaly, our doctors can help. Each year, our specialists treat more than 500 patients, making our program one of the most experienced programs of its type in the country.

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