News tagged with facial defects

Hollywood-style special effects give girl new ear

(AP) -- Elise Lutz never let her friends see what was left of her ear. She'd carefully style her long hair into a one-sided ponytail, or swelter under a swim cap for hours at meets, to cover the molten lump ...

Dec 20, 2010
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Missed diagnosis: 22q11.2 deletion syndrome

(PhysOrg.com) -- An article published in the June issue of the journal Nature Reviews: Neuroscience provides one of the first comprehensive overviews of the genetic, neural and cognitive bases of a frequently undiagnosed congen ...

Jul 01, 2010
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Birth defect total in California town now at 6

(AP) -- The local health director says a sixth birth-defect case has been confirmed in Kettleman City, where residents are battling plans to expand California's largest hazardous-waste landfill.

Feb 02, 2010
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