Conditions We Treat

Our surgeons have vast experience with the full spectrum of plastic surgical problems, from the routine to the rare. The following conditions may be treated with reconstructive surgery.

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Angiofibromas are small red bumps made of blood vessels and connective tissue. They often appear on the face of patients with a condition called tuberous sclerosis.


Anotia is characterized by total absence of the ear, and it is exceptionally rare. Learn more about the treatment options available at CHOP.

Apert Syndrome

Apert syndrome is a genetic disease affecting the shape of the head and face that also includes anomalies of the limbs and hands.

Arteriovenous Malformations

Arteriovenous malformations are high-flow vessel abnormalities characterized by dilated arteries that connect with draining veins without any capillaries in between.

Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome

Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (BWS) is a rare genetic disorder characterized by overgrowth. The syndrome occurs in 1 in 14,000 births affecting boys and girls equally.

Binder Syndrome

Binder syndrome is a rare congenital disease affecting the face, characterized by a flat, underdeveloped midface and flattened nose.

Cauliflower Ears

Cauliflower ear refers to bulky, misshapen ears caused by abnormal cartilage buildup. It is commonly seen in wrestlers.