McKay McKinnon

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Midline cervical cleft is a rare congenital anomaly of the ventral neck. A series of 12 cases of midline cervical clefts over a 30-year period is reported. This anomaly is part of a spectrum of midline branchiogenic syndromes resulting from abnormal migration of cells derived from the branchial arches. The preferred operative correction requires complete(More)
BACKGROUND The incidence of resynostosis after surgical release of synostotic suture(s) is not well reported. The authors examined cases of nonsyndromic and syndromic craniosynostosis treated with surgical repair and established the rate of reoperation for synostosis. METHODS Charts were retrieved from 119 consecutive patients treated for(More)
Isolated sagittal synostosis is a common form of craniosynostosis affecting roughly 1 in 5,000 children at birth. This results in a scaphocephalic head shape with a characteristically elongated anterior-posterior dimension and narrowed biparietal diameter. We present our experience with the correction of scaphocephaly due to sagittal synostosis using(More)
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