Flashcards in HEENT - aa Deck (9)
Premature closure of one or more cranial sutures.
What is the most common craniosynostosis?
premature closure of the sagittal suture
Premature closure of one or a few sutures will not cause impaired brain growth or neurologic dysfunction.
Combination of cleft palate, undersized jaw (micrognathia), and downward displacement of the tongue (glossoptosis) = ?
Pierre Robin sequence
Misalignment of the eyes (can be in any direction)
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.
What is the most common chronic childhood disease and the most prevalent unmet health need of U.S. children?
Most cases of epistaxis arise from what area?
Kiesselbach plexus in anterior portion of nasal septum