Cleft Lip & Cleft Palate, are among the most common birth anomalies affecting children worldwide. Each can occur individually, or both defects may occur together. The conditions vary in severity and may involve one or both sides of the mouth.
Early surgical intervention is required. It is more than just a cosmetic repair as these children have feeding problems & this will affect their growth & development
Hand Surgeries, seek to correct abnormalities that were present at birth or acquired disorders or even to restore the function of severely injured hands.
Common hand anomalies:
- Duplication of fingers (Polydactly)
- Attached fingers (Syndactly)
- Vascular malformations
Common acquired disorders:
Carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition caused by pressure on the nerve within the wrist, or carpal tunnel. Symptoms include pain, numbness of the fingers & weakness