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  • Spondylolysis for Parents


    Spondylolysis is a very common cause of lower back pain in kids, teens, and young adults. It usually heals quickly with rest and other nonsurgical treatments.

  • Fetal Lung Mass for Parents


    A fetal lung mass is an unusual lump that grows inside or next to an unborn baby’s lung. Some are treated before birth, while others are removed after the baby is born.

  • Spondylolisthesis for Parents


    Spondylolisthesis happens when a bone in the back slips forward and out of place. In kids and teens, it’s a common cause of lower back pain.

  • Chiari I Malformation for Parents


    Many kids with this brain condition aren't bothered by it. Those who have symptoms can often find relief with medicines or surgery.

  • Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy for Parents


    Kids with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) have one or more of several different kinds of seizures, which begin around the age of puberty.

  • Managing Health Care for Parents


  • Hydrocephalus for Parents


    Often called "water on the brain," hydrocephalus can cause babies' and young children's heads to swell to make room for excess cerebrospinal fluid. Learn how this condition is managed.

  • Reye Syndrome for Parents


    Reye syndrome is an extremely rare but serious illness. Cases have dropped greatly since the finding of a link between the illness and aspirin use in kids and teens.

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome for Parents


    Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is a rare medical condition that affects the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord. Luckily, most people who get GBS recover.

  • Medical Tests & Procedures for Teens


    Learn about some common medical tests and procedures - how they work and why people need them - in these articles and videos for teens.