Craniofacial Abnormalities


MSH: Congenital structural deformities, malformations, or other abnormalities of the cranium and facial bones.,MEDLINEPLUS: <p>Craniofacial is a medical term that relates to the bones of the skull and face. Craniofacial abnormalities are <a href=''>birth defects</a> of the face or head. Some, like <a href=''>cleft lip and palate</a>, are among the most common of all birth defects. Others are very rare. Most of them affect how a person's face or head looks. These conditions may also affect other parts of the body.</p><p>Treatment depends on the type of problem. Plastic and reconstructive surgery may help the person's appearance.</p>

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