What is a Deviated Septum? A deviated septum is a condition in which the nasal septum (the bone and cartilage that divide the nose in half) is crooked, making one nasal passage smaller. If severe, breathing through the nose can be difficult. Most people naturally have some deviation – only …Read More »
Obstetric Fistula – Causes, Complications, and Treatment.
Description Obstetric fistula, abnormal duct or passageway that forms between the vagina and a nearby organ. This type of fistula most often forms either between the bladder and the vagina (vesicovaginal fistula) or between the rectum and the vagina (rectovaginal fistula). Obstetric fistulas frequently occur as a result of complications …Read More »
Baby acne – Causes, Types, Treatment and Prevention
Definition Baby acne is just like the acne that many suffer from their teens and twenties. Baby acne can pop up anywhere on your newborn’s body, but it’s most often seen on their cheeks and back. Baby acne is also known as neonatal acne. The condition, which is usually treatable, …Read More »
Branchial Cleft Cyst – Complications, Symptoms, and Prevention.
What is a branchial cleft cyst? A branchial cleft cyst is a type of birth defect in which a lump develops on one or both sides of your child’s neck or below the collarbone. This type of birth defect is also known as a branchial cleft remnant. This birth defect …Read More »
Craniosynostosis – Definition, Symptoms, and Treatment.
What is Craniosynostosis? Craniosynostosis is a birth defect in which the bones in a baby’s skull join together too early. This happens before the baby’s brain is fully formed. As the baby’s brain grows, the skull can become more misshapen. The spaces between a typical baby’s skull bones are filled …Read More »
Gastroschisis- Overview, Diagnosis and Treatment
Definition Gastroschisis is a relatively uncommon condition that occurs in approximately 1 in 5,000 live births. It is one of a group of birth defects known as abdominal wall defects, which occur very early in gestation and are characterized by an opening in the abdominal wall of the fetus. Most …Read More »
Cleft lip and palates- Types, Treatment, and Complications
Definition of Cleft lip and palates A “cleft” is a split or a divide. Cleft lips and palates happen before birth. A baby can have a cleft lip, cleft palate, or both. A cleft lip may be on one or both sides of the upper lip. The split may also …Read More »
Cerebral Palsy – Pathophysiology, Symptoms, and Prevention
What is Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of disorders that affect a person’s ability to move and maintain balance and posture. CP is the most common motor disability in childhood. Cerebral means having to do with the brain. Palsy means weakness or problems with using the muscles. …Read More »