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Microtia: Birth Defect of the Ear

Microtia happens when the external ear of a baby is small and not formed into a normal ear in the fetus during the first few weeks of pregnancy. Microtia is a birth defect of a baby's ear. It happens when the external ear is small and not...

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What Are Pressure Ulcers?

A pressure ulcer is an area of skin that breaks down when constant pressure is placed against the skin. This can be treated with plastic surgery. A pressure ulcer is an area of skin that breaks down when constant pressure is placed against the skin,...

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Nipple and Areola Reconstruction

Learn about the pros and cons of nipple and areola reconstruction after breast cancer surgery and what methods are available. There are so many decisions to be made during and after breast cancer. It may seem like the choice of reconstruction, and...

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The Best Age to Repair a Cleft Lip or Palate

Cleft lip and palate are two of the most common birth defects worldwide today. Find out what age is the best time to repair these areas. Cleft lip and palate are two of the most common birth defects worldwide today. They affect approximately 1 in...

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Microtia: Birth Defect of the Ear

Microtia happens when the external ear of a baby is small and not formed into a normal ear in the fetus during the first few weeks of pregnancy. Microtia is a birth defect of a baby's ear. It happens when the external ear is small and not...

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What Happens During Post-Mohs Reconstructive Surgery

After having surgery to remove skin cancer, you may require post-Mohs reconstructive surgery. Learn about what happens during the procedure. Post-Mohs surgery is a type of reconstructive plastic surgery that can be done after skin-cancer lesions are...

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