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1

Premature closure of one or more cranial sutures.

craniosynostosis

2

What is the most common craniosynostosis?

premature closure of the sagittal suture

3

Premature closure of one or a few sutures will not cause impaired brain growth or neurologic dysfunction.
T/F

True

4

Combination of cleft palate, undersized jaw (micrognathia), and downward displacement of the tongue (glossoptosis) = ?

Pierre Robin sequence

5

Misalignment of the eyes (can be in any direction)

strabismus

6

This condition can occur with strabismus, and results in poorer vision in the misaligned eye. Needs to be corrected in childhood to avoid permanent vision deficiency.

amblyopia

7

What is the most common chronic childhood disease and the most prevalent unmet health need of U.S. children?

dental caries

8

Most cases of epistaxis arise from what area?

Kiesselbach plexus in anterior portion of nasal septum

9

For persistent epistaxis, you can use a one-time application of ____.

oxymetazoline