A to ZdictionaryBrief descriptions of key health diseases and conditions.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpgf5ded857-6927-4662-8651-dc99a09f6ad1A to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionaryRrKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter R.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/r/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpg012fd33e-cb6e-4d0a-b39f-aadb2f2aee68A to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, r, R
A to Z Symptom: RashA rash is an area of irritated, bumpy, painful, or swollen skin. Most aren't harmful or dangerous.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-symptoms-rash.html/abd1a4c5-1f66-4c73-9f94-ceea372b0ec5
A to Z Symptom: Rectal BleedingLearn about some common causes of rectal bleeding, most of which aren't serious.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-symptoms-rectal-bleeding.html/b5eb7642-ce35-4627-b3f5-20338eb1276a
A to Z: Radial Head SubluxationNursemaid's elbow is a partial dislocation of the elbow joint that happens when a ligament slips out of place near the elbow.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-radial-head.html/076c0be7-679d-4ede-a03c-7d2fc416713e
A to Z: Rash, DiaperDiaper rash is a very common condition that can cause a baby's skin to become sore, red, and tender.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-rash-diaper.html/62e3d95c-106f-4910-ae3a-39be72d57342
A to Z: Rectal ProlapseLearn about conditions that affect the rectum, anus, and digestive system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-rectal-prolapse.html/df1c9405-970d-4a88-a3e5-92ab9a223f59
A to Z: Renal DysplasiaLearn about potential complications of fetal development and conditions that affect the kidneys and urinary tract.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-renal-dysplasia.html/f22321a9-9fd4-47f1-ae6d-dc41cd6d7d4e
A to Z: Resonance DisorderIn this speech problem, problems in the structure, nerves, and muscles of the mouth and throat can change the quality of the voice. Read more.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-resonance-disorder.html/3eb66d1e-8ec1-4bcc-bb6c-4eec10c299c5
A to Z: Respiratory FailureLearn what happens when the lungs cannot properly bring oxygen into or remove carbon dioxide from the blood.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-respiratory-failure.html/a1a5f945-821c-4ce8-9b7d-c064271a0b54
A to Z: Respiratory Syncytial VirusLearn about RSV, a contagious infection that's a major cause of respiratory illness in young children.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-rsv.html/38b5d2ed-89e2-490d-a9ca-2bf20d17f1d2
A to Z: Retropharyngeal AbscessRetropharyngeal abscess is an area of infected, pus-filled tissue that forms in the deep tissues in the back of the throat.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-retropharyngeal.html/d56a1b44-ca3d-4e28-9366-2878acb210ad
A to Z: Rhinitis, AllergicAllergic rhinitis, sometimes called "hay fever" or seasonal allergies, are allergy symptoms that occur during certain times of the year.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-rhinitis-allergic.html/b64453a8-5ed5-410d-a409-b72d77269f00
A to Z: Ringworm (Dermatophytosis)Ringworm, or dermatophytosis, is a highly contagious infection of the skin, hair or nails caused by a type of fungus called a dermatophyte.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ringworm.html/e320d699-8db4-4693-ae27-fe1b4b0ddc68
A to Z: RoseolaRoseola (also known as sixth disease) is a viral illness, most commonly affecting kids between 6 months and 2 years old.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-roseola.html/f2826e3e-b0e8-4026-bce0-9c516548ffe4
A to Z: RotavirusRotavirus is a highly contagious virus that can cause severe, frequent diarrhea, especially in young kids.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-rotavirus.html/3dee321b-92f4-4920-9eea-21f346e6e85c
NnKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter N.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/n/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpgff13bd4c-ccd4-4870-9a56-166e8aa6420eA to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, n, N
A to Z Symptom: NauseaNausea (stomach upset or feeling queasy) can be caused by many things. Often, it can be managed at home with treatment to prevent dehydration.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-symptoms-nausea.html/e9b9a23a-3f41-43bc-a850-2671020a1792
A to Z: Necrotizing EnterocolitisNecrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a serious intestinal problem where tissue in a newborn's colon dies off. Babies with necrotizing enterocolitis need medical care right away.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-necro-enterocolitis.html/44d53cfd-5264-4a6e-a37a-57068283e5f8
A to Z: Necrotizing Respiratory GranulomatosisSee: Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis (GPA).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-nrg.html/a8f1620e-e228-44dd-827a-8879ceec339d
A to Z: Neoplasm (Tumor), MalignantLearn about tumors and cancer.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-neoplasm-malignant.html/98851297-8549-499e-aa66-4716dec4ed95
A to Z: Nephrotic SyndromeLearn about conditions that affect the kidneys and urinary tract.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-nephrotic.html/85acb686-ff47-4797-bdd6-7d02cf489f48
A to Z: NeurofibromatosisLearn more about neurofibromatosis (NF), which can cause tumors to grow, including how it's treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-nf.html/ca45b9e9-2d01-4155-94d6-a0315c7117ac
A to Z: Neurogenic BladderThe term neurogenic bladder refers to a bladder that doesn't function properly because of nervous damage.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-neurogenic.html/2d3af20d-7bec-4129-8290-e7eb1c4481a9
A to Z: NeurosisSee: Mental Disorder, Non-psychotic.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-neurosis.html/51fd52bb-a4fa-45c9-a7b4-6000cd95f57a
A to Z: NeutropeniaNeutropenia is when the body has very low levels of certain white blood cells called neutrophils, the body's main defense against infection.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-neutropenia.html/04bf2723-b723-4ac8-919c-bb37a294c974
A to Z: Nonunion of FractureIn this condition, a broken bone does not heal completely and needs advanced treatment. Learn more.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-nonunion.html/b37e4091-de02-45e9-ae9e-c3ff592f8fbe
A to Z: NorovirusLearn about viral infections and conditions that affect the stomach and digestive system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-norovirus.html/d3adbbf9-b8ee-4168-8a2f-34bae531ae80
A to Z: Nursemaid's Elbow (Annular Ligament Displacement)Nursemaid's elbow is a common injury in young kids that happens when a ligament slips out of place near the elbow.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-nursemaid.html/a6109a43-932d-4c7f-8e84-f1078e72b3e0
A to Z: NystagmusLearn more about this eye problem.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-nystagmus.html/9fbeb910-a719-4750-9c4a-11912058168b
GgKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter G.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/g/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpg913c41ca-555f-4809-b0b6-47479a8abc65A to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, g, G
A to Z: Brain Stem GliomaThis type of brain tumor forms in the brain stem, the part of the brain that coordinates messages and controls processes like breathing and digestion. Learn more here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-glioma-brain-stem.html/25aff86c-a653-4a69-9d56-7df857025828
A to Z: Gait Abnormality (Abnormality of Gait)Learn about abnormality of gait (or gait abnormality), an unusual walking pattern or style.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-gait.html/0754ffda-40fa-49f1-a0cb-3699689a44a6
A to Z: GalactosemiaGalactosemia is an inherited disorder in which the body can't break down a type of sugar called galactose.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-galactosemia.html/47017d9e-c7bd-4095-9d4c-40fe7c2421e7
A to Z: GallstonesSee: Cholelithiasis.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-gallstones.html/c1117d4b-4c65-4fc0-943e-6f45553ee239
A to Z: GastritisLearn more about diseases and conditions of the stomach and digestive system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-gastritis.html/fa67a6bf-1919-47d1-b687-bc52c4113764
A to Z: GastroenteritisGastroenteritis is an infection that causes vomiting and diarrhea.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-gastroenteritis.html/b707a5f7-279d-4a7d-ae09-d078434acddd
A to Z: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)Learn more about diseases and conditions of the stomach and digestive system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-gerd.html/91c09db0-46c3-40d2-b464-41fe09b24658
A to Z: GastroparesisLearn more about this problem of the stomach and digestive tract.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-gastroparesis.html/4474ce63-45bc-422a-a7bc-633092ecda7a
A to Z: GastroschisisLearn about gastroschisis, a type of hernia that can be present at birth.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-gastroschisis.html/c3ed4df9-33cb-4037-8423-51e5e528b94d
A to Z: Genu ValgumLearn about common childhood orthopedic conditions and conditions that affect the legs and knees.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-genu-valgum.html/1e2700d7-936c-4f16-a332-dd7b5b376806
A to Z: Genu VarumLearn about common childhood orthopedic conditions and conditions that affect the legs and knees.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-genu-varum.html/6512d42f-224c-4fe6-bd67-14d011aea1bd
A to Z: Gestational DiabetesGestational diabetes is a kind of diabetes that happens to pregnant women. Most of the time, it goes away after the mom has her baby.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-gestational-diabetes.html/48c2ed78-2a27-4001-a9e4-451734914e8e
A to Z: GiardiasisGiardiasis is an illness of the digestive tract (stomach and intestines).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-giardiasis.html/ffccfaf9-5870-46be-a325-0d9983f4d123
A to Z: Gingivostomatitis, HerpeticHerpetic gingivostomatitis is a contagious mouth infection caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1). It most often occurs in young children and is usually the first exposure a child has to the herpes virus (which is also responsible for cold sores and fever blisters).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-gingivostomatitis.html/141c1235-ad3a-4ce9-9690-87f7e52bc0b5
A to Z: GlomerulonephritisGlomerulonephritis is an inflammation of the glomeruli, the parts of the filtering units (nephrons) of the kidney.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-glomerulonephritis.html/4a423c22-1119-4e69-9bcb-384090891527
A to Z: GlycogenosisGlycogenosis is a broad term for 11 different disorders that cause the abnormal use and storage of glycogen in the body's tissues.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-glycogenosis.html/509bfe77-90cf-49eb-bae0-fd4c60b0c3c6
A to Z: Graft Versus Host DiseaseWhen a person receives a stem cell transplant, this treatable complication can make it tougher for the immune system to heal.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-graft-versus-host-disease.html/9ebb3ea5-82d4-4c39-8aa2-518f4344d2a0
A to Z: Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (GPA)Learn about granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), an uncommon autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation of the blood vessels.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-gpa.html/1655a936-3b8d-4806-bda9-e7f4074cf5ac
A to Z: Graves DiseaseGraves disease is a condition where the body's immune system causes the thyroid gland to make more thyroid hormones than it should.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-graves-disease.html/a51f74cb-508f-4099-b745-6cca579257b4
A to Z: Growth DisorderGrowth disorders are medical problems that stop kids from growing taller or gaining weight as they should. https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-growth-disorder.html/1d9817d8-1a5d-4821-a445-84c1b750b871
UuKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter U.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/u/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpgf185dd1f-ae04-4eaf-939c-76bff30032d7A to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, u, U
A to Z: Ulcerative ColitisLearn more about this inflammatory disease of the large intestine, or colon.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ulcerative.html/82d93070-8e1f-4f02-afb4-2503ae871d2a
A to Z: Umbilical GranulomaLearn about disorders related to the umbilical cord and issues that affect newborn babies.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-umbilical-granuloma.html/375f109c-e805-4a30-b534-5b50e81245a3
A to Z: Undescended TesticleUndescended testis is a condition in which one or both of a boy's testicles (testes) have not moved into their proper place in the scrotum.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-undescended.html/fd61b14a-9374-44fc-9896-6227c90c45b8
A to Z: Upper Respiratory InfectionAn upper respiratory infection (URI) can be caused by many viruses or bacteria. The common cold, croup, and sinusitis are all URIs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-uri.html/619f75eb-739f-4015-b2a0-8713c0cfb3f4
A to Z: UreteroceleUreteroceles are caused by a birth defect in which the opening in the ureter is too small for urine to pass freely into the bladder.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ureterocele.html/ebd9c19d-f1eb-4f0b-a9c1-9d5f65c9abab
A to Z: Ureteropelvic (UP) Junction ObstructionUreteropelvic junction obstruction is a partial or total blockage of the flow of urine in the area where a ureter attaches to a kidney.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-up-junction.html/30dc086c-0236-42a9-8021-0a2a73a5f1e8
A to Z: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)Learn about bacterial infections and conditions that can affect the urinary tract.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-uti.html/95ea6fda-c4d9-48b1-9454-c91a1bb0ccd7
A to Z: Urticaria (Hives)Learn about urticaria, the red raised bumps or welts on the skin that are commonly called hives.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-urticaria.html/be6cc813-5b8c-4e5d-a0de-c237290337d7
A to Z: UveitisLearn more about conditions of the eyes and factors that may contribute to vision loss.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-uvietis.html/0fadcd98-94df-4800-8e45-87e846de2976
A to Z: Uveitis, AnteriorLearn more about conditions of the eyes and factors that may contribute to vision loss.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ureitis-anterior.html/6e051b76-a2f9-4468-9e2f-4c09d53cea81
A to Z: UreitisLearn more about conditions of the eyes and factors that may contribute to vision loss.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ureitis.html/2405bb08-e45e-4380-b1a3-f4369a6a32e9
Oncology (Cancer) A to Zaz-oncoFind out about cancer and its treatments.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/az-onco/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/Oncology_AtoZ_enHD2.jpga7735711-c7f1-46e3-a571-50ca4db487cconco, oncology, cancer, dictionary
A to Z: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)Learn about different types of leukemia and cancers that affect the blood and bone marrow.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-all.html/f51ee13c-0d4b-45b3-9daa-265eb00a069a
A to Z: Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)Learn about different types of leukemia and cancers that affect the blood and bone marrow.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-aml.html/4a1f6469-a3f2-4ef8-b523-47ae287f952f
A to Z: Brain Stem GliomaThis type of brain tumor forms in the brain stem, the part of the brain that coordinates messages and controls processes like breathing and digestion. Learn more here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-glioma-brain-stem.html/25aff86c-a653-4a69-9d56-7df857025828
A to Z: EpendymomaThis tumor forms from cells in the brain and spinal cord that make cerebrospinal fluid. Learn more about this cancer here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ependymoma.html/c4b3e2b0-67f1-4882-a641-251248ba1c30
A to Z: Graft Versus Host DiseaseWhen a person receives a stem cell transplant, this treatable complication can make it tougher for the immune system to heal.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-graft-versus-host-disease.html/9ebb3ea5-82d4-4c39-8aa2-518f4344d2a0
A to Z: Hemophagocytic SyndromeHemophagocytic syndrome (HPS) is a rare and potentially life-threatening blood disorder of the immune system. It mostly affects infants and children but can develop at any age.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hemophagocytic-syndrome.html/d9722eae-802f-4b29-8e2b-cb364e3f940f
A to Z: Neoplasm (Tumor), MalignantLearn about tumors and cancer.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-neoplasm-malignant.html/98851297-8549-499e-aa66-4716dec4ed95
A to Z: NeutropeniaNeutropenia is when the body has very low levels of certain white blood cells called neutrophils, the body's main defense against infection.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-neutropenia.html/04bf2723-b723-4ac8-919c-bb37a294c974
A to Z: Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor (PNET)Primitive neuroectodermal tumors, or PNETs, are tumors that can happen anywhere in the brain or spine.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pnet.html/578b70a1-8a9a-47a1-acd4-772ca17df954
OoKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter O.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/o/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpgb2d013ce-22c0-46dc-86ab-548a92a2de71A to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, o, O
A to Z: Obesity, MorbidLearn about causes and complications of obesity and morbid obesity.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-obesity-morbid.html/c640ca89-7692-412d-9007-6af493cb84fc
A to Z: Obesity, SevereSee: Obesity, Morbid.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-obesity-severe.html/347badff-000f-43f1-918f-d50fd4b0519e
A to Z: Obstructive Sleep ApneaLearn about this common sleep disorder, where a blockage of the airway during sleep can cause someone to temporarily stop breathing.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-osa.html/dd64a491-2d47-40fb-9829-1423e4964c81
A to Z: Ollier DiseaseSee: Chondrodystrophy.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ollier.html/0be06a0f-2fa0-438a-82fd-62a8294316ed
A to Z: OmphalitisLearn about bacterial infections and conditions that affect newborn babies.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-omphalitis.html/0f5fcfd1-cc16-4699-8bb5-c0c3656b41c5
A to Z: Open Wound, CheekLearn more about cheek wounds and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cheek-wound.html/43d916ab-44df-438e-92f7-f376a89ac7ab
A to Z: Open Wound, EarLearn about ear wounds and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ear-wound.html/1e3f92c5-1d36-4174-88ba-cb1fb2b8fa53
A to Z: Open Wound, ElbowLearn more about elbow wounds and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-elbow-wound.html/22a941f9-9f80-4be3-aeeb-b447f8cda9c4
A to Z: Open Wound, FaceLearn about face wounds and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-face-wound.html/7e262601-50c6-4bad-a4cf-279a20a73524
A to Z: Open Wound, FingerLearn more about finger wounds and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-finger-wound.html/df295b39-ade9-42ce-95b1-786c3e2aea70
A to Z: Open Wound, FootLearn more about foot wounds and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-foot-wound.html/a82c1342-500d-493d-8f74-05bea6699f47
A to Z: Open Wound, ForearmLearn more about forearm wounds and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-forearm-wound.html/26dd4adc-99a1-485a-8111-57dffe0dc87f
A to Z: Open Wound, ForeheadLearn more about forehead wounds and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-forehead-wound.html/5da4d953-0bbd-4b4e-92d2-04640e2448fd
A to Z: Open Wound, GumLearn more about gum wounds and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-gum-wound.html/35cebe86-740c-4808-82eb-3cb7fb2342a5
A to Z: Open Wound, HandLearn more about hand wounds and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hand-wound.html/2d2a9afb-6654-43d1-9d61-4343a3ad029c
A to Z: Open Wound, HeadLearn more about head wounds and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-head-wound.html/7825cfa0-dd33-4b04-b262-1a3c63f9abdf
A to Z: Open Wound, Hip and ThighLearn more about wounds of this hip or thigh and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hipthigh-wound.html/3d6af615-35c7-46f9-b794-068e405d868a
A to Z: Open Wound, JawLearn more about jaw wounds and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-jaw-wound.html/870bc488-b751-4434-8a2c-4e327250a243
A to Z: Open Wound, Knee/Leg/AnkleLearn more about knee, leg, and ankle wounds and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-leg-wound.html/d977debd-d1bf-4ea2-b010-cb2472e5f43f
A to Z: Open Wound, LipLearn more about lip wounds and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-lip-wound.html/b2255545-b959-4a8c-8e69-a2d3a8fbcfde
A to Z: Open Wound, MouthLearn more about mouth wounds and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-mouth-wound.html/1f3dac72-405e-4518-ab83-1fdef324b92e
A to Z: Open Wound, NoseLearn more about nose wounds and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-nose-wound.html/b5bb6012-5ea0-420b-97b9-5600e562d0a1
A to Z: Open Wound, ScalpLearn more about scalp wounds and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-scalp-wound.html/69a3c134-10f6-46ff-844e-d50c9662020d
A to Z: Open Wound, ToeLearn more about toe wounds and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-toe-wound.html/ec3df1e8-3a2c-45fe-bc26-84631a1577ca
A to Z: Open Wound, TongueLearn more about tongue wounds and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tongue-wound.html/6dc86771-1d11-47cc-9a70-9762202773a7
A to Z: Open Wound, WristLearn more about wrist wounds and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-wrist-wound.html/ff7a8dbf-8557-48e8-95b5-294863d051cc
A to Z: Optic Nerve GliomaAn optic nerve glioma is a type of brain tumor that forms in or around the optic nerve, which connects the eye to the brain.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-optic-nerve-glioma.html/39781b63-0757-4b65-9de7-58a8f09101da
A to Z: Oral ApthaeSee Apthous Ulcers (Canker Sores).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-oral-apthae.html/0133bbfb-0f21-4256-a2a3-6f856ce458c5
A to Z: Orthostatic HypotensionLearn about orthostatic hypotension, an abnormal drop in blood pressure that occurs when someone moves from sitting or lying down to standing up.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hypotension-orthostatic.html/47c54b8e-5dd2-4645-a97c-3d6084efa683
A to Z: Osteochondritis DissecansLearn about osteochondritis dissecans, a joint condition in which a piece of bone and cartilage become unattached, either partially or completely.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-osteochondritis-dissecans.html/4855cf3f-4022-45ae-abce-a21a535223d4
A to Z: OsteodystrophyLearn about complications of kidney and liver disease and conditions that affect bone development.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-osteodystrophy.html/df8ff84b-fcb7-47c7-b066-c8986dd26996
A to Z: Osteodystrophy, RenalSee: Osteodystrophy.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-osteodystrophy-renal.html/b47ce77a-d362-47bc-b655-a417cd6fbf53
A to Z: Osteogenesis ImperfectaLearn more about congenital disorders and bone deformities.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-oi.html/f1bc6216-8a3f-49c9-a2e1-fd7e372510f3
A to Z: OsteomyelitisLearn about bacterial infections and conditions that can affect bones.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-osteomyelitis.html/773e58e3-e82b-480d-a618-e363a1d163f4
A to Z: OsteoporosisMostly affecting older people, osteoporosis is a disease that weakens the bones, causing them to become brittle and easily fractured.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-osteoporosis.html/ebd73412-f119-4370-bcdb-a4fd48185aa9
A to Z: Osteoporosis, DisuseDisuse osteoporosis is bone loss that results from not enough stress or pressure on the bones, making them brittle and weak, and easy to fracture.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-osteoporosis-disuse.html/ee3821ba-da4c-40fa-81c1-a7823d708384
A to Z: Otalgia (Ear Pain)Learn about otalgia, more commonly known as ear pain or earache.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-otalgia.html/2b8c30d7-8555-4105-b7ca-702745d6a875
A to Z: Otitis Media (Ear Infection)Learn more about otitis media, an infection of the middle ear.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-otitis-media.html/e1a265ed-3725-402f-993b-434c447e18ae
A to Z: OtorrheaLearn more about otorrhea, discharge from the external part of the ear.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-otorrhea.html/e3ff6b3c-daa7-4670-ab83-078e92195969
AaKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter A.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/a/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpg891958dd-782d-4b8e-b649-d7c34f646eecA to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, a, A
A to Z Symptom: Abdominal PainAbdominal pain is common and, most of the time, doesn't have a serious cause.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-symptoms-ab-pain.html/55a6c637-2431-4f27-a375-3a62a9f6effa
A to Z: Abnormality of Gait (Gait Abnormality)Abnormality of gait (or gait abnormality) is an unusual walking pattern or style.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-abnormality-gait.html/594112f2-984a-461d-9e4a-b60d0bb53a79
A to Z: AbrasionAn abrasion is a minor scrape of the skin that can be treated easily with proper cleaning and care.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-abrasion.html/c5c8aa84-1b20-41cf-a8db-432de56ef27f
A to Z: AbscessAn abscess is a collection of pus that forms as part of the body's response to an infection.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-abscess.html/480dce88-2a7e-4338-9e1b-663fbe6b9f9b
A to Z: Abscess, DentalSee: Abscess, Periapical.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-abscess-dental.html/787955a1-2293-4959-a536-bda6ea536d3d
A to Z: Abscess, PeriapicalA periapical abscess is a collection of infected material (pus) that forms at the tip of the root of a tooth.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-abscess-periapical.html/1cf79572-10da-47c9-87f1-2e855455e103
A to Z: Abscess, SkinA skin abscess forms when bacteria get under the skin.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-abscess-skin.html/3cb037da-3c6c-4c02-816d-7ffe8d9d676a
A to Z: Abuse, PhysicalPhysical abuse can be any kind of hitting, shaking, burning, pinching, biting, choking, throwing, beating, and other actions that cause physical injury, leave marks, or cause pain.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-physical-abuse.html/86d61758-2e99-42e2-8fb3-6f96162c6a43
A to Z: Abuse, PsychologicalPsychological abuse happens when yelling and anger go too far or when people caring for kids constantly criticize, threaten, or dismiss them until their feelings of self-worth are damaged. https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-abuse-psychological.html/a43ac326-f631-4f1a-896c-a9ef1b916957
A to Z: Abuse, SexualSexual abuse is sexual contact with a child or any behavior that is meant to sexually arouse the abuser. https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-abuse-sexual.html/df755518-7251-425a-b750-7e8357cbc69e
A to Z: Abuse, SubstanceSubstance abuse is when someone drinks alcohol or smokes or takes drugs in a way that could lead to health, legal, and other problems. https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-abuse-substance.html/413996b3-20af-4ba5-9caa-b762a5dada2b
A to Z: Acanthosis NigricansAcanthosis nigricans is a condition in which the skin thickens and darkens in places.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-acanthosis.html/18aec3ba-8209-470f-bb49-303a21f18780
A to Z: AchondroplasiaAchondroplasia is a genetic disorder that interferes with bone growth and causes dwarfism (short stature).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-achondroplasia.html/b7bb511a-fc3c-4d30-a041-4732bcb5a653
A to Z: Acne, InfantInfant acne is common in babies, and usually goes away on its own without treatment or scarring.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/infant-acne.html/8484d47c-a7f7-47fe-ac62-20d66c3891fd
A to Z: Acute Febrile Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome (MCLS)See: Kawasaki Disease.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-mcls.html/3fe24522-966d-499b-8ab1-7374fe0994a5
A to Z: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)Learn about different types of leukemia and cancers that affect the blood and bone marrow.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-all.html/f51ee13c-0d4b-45b3-9daa-265eb00a069a
A to Z: Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)Learn about different types of leukemia and cancers that affect the blood and bone marrow.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-aml.html/4a1f6469-a3f2-4ef8-b523-47ae287f952f
A to Z: AdenovirusAdenoviruses are a group of viruses that can infect the membranes (tissue linings) of the respiratory tract, eyes, intestines, and urinary tract. They are common among infants and young children.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-adenovirus.html/8ff15bfc-48fb-444d-944a-27a8bd52e0fa
A to Z: Adrenal InsufficiencyAdrenal insufficiency is a condition that happens when the adrenal glands do not work properly.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-adrenal.html/cfffba9d-7e96-4b0e-b2cf-cf42510e660b
A to Z: Adynamic IleusLearn about intestinal blockages and conditions that affect the digestive tract.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-adynamic-ileus.html/32ba8741-a901-4ac4-b327-1a35170593a4
A to Z: Alcohol AbuseLearn about alcohol abuse and consequences of excessive drinking.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-alcohol-abuse.html/2da1ab28-8516-4e98-92c5-ac9b8f4b431a
A to Z: AllergyWith allergies, the immune system overreacts and tries to "fight" allergens, which are ordinary things that cause an allergic reaction.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-allergy.html/280205de-d3a4-4e97-abe2-c77849a84781
A to Z: Allergy, DrugNormally medicines help us treat disease, but in people with drug allergies, taking certain medicines can cause the immune system to react and harm the body.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101541.html/b186e601-de19-4804-83f2-177e3b2d3c26
A to Z: Alopecia AreataAlopecia areata is a condition that causes hair loss on the scalp and sometimes elsewhere on the body.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-alopecia.html/b1deeeef-74ac-4007-bd1a-71db8b8aab66
A to Z: Alpha ThalassemiaLearn about genetic disorders and diseases and conditions that affect the blood.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-alpha-thalassemia.html/142f4ad6-21f5-49ad-8d86-23b98087d203
A to Z: AmebiasisAmebiasis is an intestinal illness. People get it after eating, drinking, or touching something that's contaminated with a tiny parasite called Entamoeba histolytica.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-amebiasis.html/54224019-0dcc-4652-be24-898bdd75a964
A to Z: AmenorrheaAmenorrhea is when a girl is not getting her period.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-amenorrhea.html/cb313254-a1a8-4a1e-93cf-d9162696d63c
A to Z: Amenorrhea, PrimaryPrimary amenorrhea is when a girl does not start her period by age 15 or 3 years after she begins puberty.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-amenorrhea-primary.html/941b2c05-1634-4859-822c-6f623b9fd6b4
A to Z: Amenorrhea, SecondarySecondary amenorrhea is when a girl who had been getting her period stops menstruating for more than 6 months or for more than three of her usual cycles.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-amenorrhea-secondary.html/259818a7-17c9-476e-918d-c99a31becb56
A to Z: Anal FissureAn anal fissure is a cut or tear in the lining of the anus.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-anal-fissure.html/20bdaee1-b447-4997-9bac-0c8fa5e47cc4
A to Z: AnaphylaxisAnaphylaxis is a sudden, life-threatening reaction that is usually caused by an allergy.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-anaphylaxis.html/133cec71-2dcc-46d0-9011-9c42b784f1bd
A to Z: AnemiaLearn about anemia, a common blood disorder that happens when the level of healthy red blood cells in the body becomes too low.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-anemia.html/175c88d0-0db8-4eaa-ba7c-1f94ebc17a40
A to Z: Anorexia NervosaLearn about anorexia nervosa, a type of eating disorder.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-anorexia.html/e5af7954-481b-48cf-9a12-fb2e6aa559cc
A to Z: Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) InjuriesLearn more about ACL injuries and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-acl.html/56076e8a-fb9a-4add-8aed-4045b9e7e7c5
A to Z: AppendicitisAppendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix, and requires surgery.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-appendicitis.html/d5c67fa7-b54f-409b-9a2c-1305a8822918
A to Z: Apthous Ulcers (Canker Sores)Apthous ulcers, or canker sores, are non-contagious small ulcers that can occur inside the mouth, often causing discomfort during eating or talking.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-apthous.html/8c3a7c14-a96a-4fa6-b190-92f200575ea5
A to Z: ArrhythmiaAn arrhythmia is an abnormal heart rhythm usually caused by an electrical "short circuit" in the heart.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-arrhythmia.html/3a142a7e-c261-4aab-842e-9f618b9d1927
A to Z: Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)In this condition, an abnormal connection between arteries and veins causes blood to flow too quickly, leading to a risk of bleeding. Learn more here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101545.html/7c46c03d-3d05-43d8-8efd-b57bcfb50898
A to Z: ArteritisLearn about conditions that affect the heart and blood vessels.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-arteritis.html/07645695-1bac-4e6a-8936-fdd632895c71
A to Z: ArthrogryposisLearn about congenital conditions and conditions that affect the muscles and joints in newborn babies.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-arthrogryposis.html/ffe94ae5-59fd-420b-8a59-a102fc825bca
A to Z: ArthropathyLearn about conditions that affect the joints, complications of diabetes, and complications of nervous system damage.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-arthropathy.html/bedd3a9e-d2dd-407d-acbe-0ce8a31c1a1e
A to Z: AsthmaAsthma is a lung condition that causes difficulty breathing.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-asthma.html/c31608d5-17fd-452e-9b1a-8b581df1d2f8
A to Z: Asthma, AttackLearn more about asthma attacks, when asthma symptoms suddenly become severe.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-asthma-attack.html/b133a720-e144-46eb-8ecb-a95d01e9ac8d
A to Z: Asthma, Cough VariantPeople with this type of asthma have a cough but no wheezing. Learn more about it here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101548.html/2e86aca8-76ab-40d6-ab2c-3e8e4704383f
A to Z: AstrocytomaThis type of brain tumor involves star-shaped cells of the brain that grow out of control. Learn about it here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101555.html/24acee0a-4b8e-44ee-a485-0e6d26f91b4f
A to Z: Ataxia TelangiectasiaLearn about this genetic disorder that can weaken the immune system and cause gradual worsening of balance, coordination, and speech.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101560.html/9ec69a2f-1d76-4721-904e-53f1d751110c
A to Z: Ataxia, CerebellarSee: Cerebellar Ataxia.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ataxia-cerebellar.html/60b783f6-26d9-4907-bfb7-377f344024e0
A to Z: Atopic DermatitisSee: Eczema.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-atopic-derm.html/7fe23b6e-738d-4570-bbe5-caf07d3e5e33
A to Z: AtresiaLearn about congenital defects and conditions that affect vessels, valves, and passages in the heart and other organs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-atresia.html/142a0431-ce2f-4a28-aea5-12c9cb64c828
A to Z: Atresia, AnalLearn about congenital defects and conditions that affect vessels, valves, and passages in the heart and other organs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-atresia-anal.html/e176ccf9-250b-4968-8d7e-ae8e2f579d11
A to Z: Atresia, AorticLearn about congenital defects and conditions that affect vessels, valves, and passages in the heart and other organs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-atresia-aortic.html/531db6f2-fb45-4636-b661-0acb38aa6ca3
A to Z: Atresia, BiliaryLearn about congenital defects and conditions that affect vessels, valves, and passages in the heart and other organs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-atresia-biliary.html/9fe62777-c813-44f2-9c44-dec055c9fc4b
A to Z: Atresia, ChoanalLearn about congenital defects and conditions that affect vessels, valves, and passages in the heart and other organs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-atresia-choanal.html/924197c3-def1-4986-9e97-e69b44729d26
A to Z: Atresia, EsophagealLearn about congenital defects and conditions that affect vessels, valves, and passages in the heart and other organs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-atresia-esophageal.html/32ec3d83-30f8-44e6-bdde-4efd83f322e4
A to Z: Atresia, PulmonaryLearn about congenital defects and conditions that affect vessels, valves, and passages in the heart and other organs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-atresia-pulmonary.html/13ea08e4-d413-4c88-9003-6a9b4cfe02cb
A to Z: Atresia, TricuspidLearn about congenital defects and conditions that affect vessels, valves, and passages in the heart and other organs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-atresia-tricuspid.html/9c8241c2-d31b-48dd-a972-203ac570b9f7
A to Z: Atrial FlutterAtrial flutter is an abnormal heart rhythm that causes the heart to beat too fast.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-atrial-flutter.html/4a4962a1-204e-4173-a4e7-af55bbeda667
A to Z: Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)Learn about congenital heart defects and conditions that affect the heart and circulatory system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-asd.html/e40ffc59-467a-4ca5-8441-24874f570be7
A to Z: Atrioventricular Septal DefectLearn about congenital heart defects and conditions that affect newborn babies.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-atrioventricular.html/6af33103-385c-45a5-b056-5644714e6832
A to Z: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)Learn about behavioral disorders and conditions that affect children's moods, activities, and interactions.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-adhd.html/a1730bc0-2c9d-456a-b51e-0e4232a939fb
A to Z: AutismLearn about developmental disorders and conditions that affect children's moods, activities, and interactions.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-autism.html/dc83c43f-5202-43b5-987e-e6a60898d1fd
A to Z: Aortic StenosisIn aortic stenosis, the aortic valve is narrower than it's supposed to be and can't open all the way.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-aortic-stenosis.html/dfc35899-5bca-45df-8191-3933a2434365
TtKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter T.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/t/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpg43c185a2-6bf4-4283-b27b-c17577050c89A to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, t, T
A to Z: TachycardiaLearn more about types of arrhythmias and problems of the heart.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tachycardia.html/0af116e7-b6aa-44eb-9198-e1fcc89bd99d
A to Z: Talipes EquinovarusLearn about birth defects and congenital conditions that affect the feet and legs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-talipes.html/9d97e332-4572-4587-83e8-b32924517336
A to Z: TenosynovitisLearn about overuse injuries and conditions that affect the tendons and muscles.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tenosynovitis.html/fe3b24f9-0712-4d30-90e2-b851737fd28e
A to Z: Testicular TorsionTesticular torsion is an emergency condition that happens when the spermatic cord gets twisted and cuts off blood supply, causing pain and swelling.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-torsion.html/d381ff00-303a-429f-9436-9b2b4f34d4ef
A to Z: TetanusTetanus, also known as lockjaw, is a serious but preventable disease that affects the body's muscles and nerves.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tetanus.html/4961af7b-3602-4029-be88-898894633ac8
A to Z: Tetralogy of FallotLearn about tetralogy of Fallot, a rare congenital heart disorder.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tof.html/ea501430-dd8a-465b-b760-be3651df4d13
A to Z: TetraplegiaLearn about complications of spinal cord injuries and conditions that affect the central nervous system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tetraplegia.html/93559e07-ff4c-403a-bccb-3cc191014d38
A to Z: ThrushThrush (candidiasis) is an overgrowth of a type of yeast, and commonly causes infections in the mouth, vagina, and skin.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-thrush.html/a711d340-d16b-491e-b4a0-9d75cb0fc77f
A to Z: Thrush, OralCandidiasis is an overgrowth of a type of yeast, and commonly causes infections in the mouth, vagina, and skin.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-thrush-oral.html/69e0cced-0374-4cec-bb24-52b9925e2e07
A to Z: Thyroid NoduleA thyroid nodule is a lump in the thyroid gland.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-thyroid-nodule.html/6f6430c5-e165-4dbb-8d3e-763b458db096
A to Z: Tic DisorderLearn about conditions of the brain and nervous system and conditions related to ADHD and OCD.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tic.html/a413c0c8-ab34-480d-9f9d-e58423bbf11a
A to Z: Tidal Platelet DysgenesisSee: Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tidal-platelet.html/e3f83576-aaca-4ada-9969-61f10eb70d93
A to Z: Tietze DiseaseLearn more about diseases of the chest wall and conditions that cause chest pain.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tietze.html/46b66d76-43a0-4f60-8276-894584f4e9b2
A to Z: Tinea CapitisTinea capitis (ringworm of the scalp) is a fungal scalp infection that can be cured with medication.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tinea.html/c52f1e6a-de67-42b3-8d24-73f65341f165
A to Z: Tinea Corporis (Ringworm)Tinea corporis (ringworm) is a common skin infection that usually gets better with treatment.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tinea-corporis.html/6388dfe6-1993-4be5-b5e9-2265d465d5e5
A to Z: Tinea Cruris (Jock Itch)Tinea cruris, also known as jock itch, is a skin infection of the groin area caused by several types of fungi often found on the skin.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tinea-cruris.html/d30f836a-86db-4963-b836-f8a245a1125e
A to Z: TonsillitisTonsillitis is an inflammation of the tonsils, the fleshy clusters of tissue in the back of the throat.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tonsillitis.html/3063d9e4-7b6c-4e2b-823e-ea2b01e65483
A to Z: Tooth Injury, PrimaryA primary tooth injury is an injury or damage to a child's primary (or "baby") tooth.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tooth-primary.html/a73849f0-c2ca-45f6-b524-2b2a19011348
A to Z: Tooth Injury, SecondarySecondary tooth injuries are injuries or damage to secondary or permanent teeth (also called "adult" teeth).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tooth-secondary.html/d209d7f4-bf89-403f-abe2-a42ec884fb84
A to Z: TorticollisLearn about this condition, which affects neck muscles.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-torticollis.html/24cd79b3-832f-4f71-a266-d9d77cdc3220
A to Z: TracheitisLearn about tracheitis, a condition that affects the respiratory tract.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tracheitis.html/9e3331e0-d1d8-40a3-8467-f80a9c041a3d
A to Z: Transplant, Bone MarrowLearn more about this medical procedure in which damaged stem cells in the blood are replaced with healthy stem cells.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-transplant-marrow.html/fbeb794b-eab9-4fcf-9725-d62a934f6b18
A to Z: Trisomy 21See: Down Syndrome.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-trisomy.html/7bd1280d-50bc-4b05-8a23-2984b694d50c
A to Z: Truncus ArteriosusIn the womb, a child's heart may develop a single large artery rather than separate aortic and pulmonary arteries. Learn about the condition here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-truncus-arteriosus.html/d82edd24-52d1-4e61-ba92-cf68a9780d18
A to Z: Tuberous SclerosisLearn about this genetic disorder that causes noncancerous tumors to grow in many parts of the body.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tuberous.html/8edcae4f-a2df-4b20-8b9d-de385da2eecf
A to Z: Tethered CordA tethered cord is when part of the spinal cord is attached inside the spinal canal, and the spinal cord is not able to move freely.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tethered-cord.html/fbfc50fe-0c59-4eda-96bb-40533707396b
Pulmonology A to Zaz-pulmFind out about childhood respiratory diseases and conditions.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/az-pulm/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/Pulmonology_AtoZ_enHD2.jpg8b11d6c4-0956-412e-9db7-0bcd2e4150e1pulm, pulmonology, health dictionary
A to Z: AsthmaAsthma is a lung condition that causes difficulty breathing.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-asthma.html/c31608d5-17fd-452e-9b1a-8b581df1d2f8
A to Z: Asthma, AttackLearn more about asthma attacks, when asthma symptoms suddenly become severe.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-asthma-attack.html/b133a720-e144-46eb-8ecb-a95d01e9ac8d
A to Z: BronchiectasisLearn about causes of breathing difficulties and conditions that can affect the lungs and bronchi.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-bronchiectasis.html/a91f9285-af61-42a5-b2a4-648fa993e85f
A to Z: Bronchiectasis, AcquiredSee: Bronchiectasis.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-bronchiectasis-acquired.html/8ce4e192-7c37-4f47-afc8-96a923a46c20
A to Z: Bronchiectasis, CongenitalSee: Bronchiectasis.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-bronchiectasis-congenital.html/ed452e90-6920-4587-9581-160d5a3733df
A to Z: Cystic Fibrosis (CF)Learn about cystic fibrosis, an inherited disease primarily affecting the lungs and digestive system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cf.html/5db060c2-177d-4784-a19a-33236953973a
A to Z: DyspneaLearn more about difficult or labored breathing.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dyspnea.html/fc2b3b3d-a193-404a-9ee3-f359e8e9bad3
A to Z: HypoxemiaHypoxemia is a condition in which there is a lower than normal level of oxygen in the blood.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hypoxemia.html/fbd533dd-05ef-4986-9ac8-26592fcdc0fc
A to Z: Pneumonia, MycoplasmaMycoplasma pneumonia, also called walking pneumonia or atypical pneumonia, is a mild lung infection caused by bacteria.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pneumonia-mycoplasma.html/35beb010-670d-466e-9c41-ebf31b96592b
A to Z: Pneumonia, ViralLearn about viral pneumonia, a lung infection caused by a virus.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pneumonia-viral.html/51133ad9-dcd6-4831-9279-d3455e1ce141
A to Z: PneumonitisPneumonitis is a general term for inflammation of the lungs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pneumonitis.html/cf4e9400-bc3a-4d9d-8761-c1753784c679
A to Z: Respiratory FailureLearn what happens when the lungs cannot properly bring oxygen into or remove carbon dioxide from the blood.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-respiratory-failure.html/a1a5f945-821c-4ce8-9b7d-c064271a0b54
A to Z: Respiratory Syncytial VirusLearn about RSV, a contagious infection that's a major cause of respiratory illness in young children.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-rsv.html/38b5d2ed-89e2-490d-a9ca-2bf20d17f1d2
A to Z: SarcoidosisLearn about abnormal immune system responses and disorders that can affect the lungs, lymph system, and other organs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-sarcoidosis.html/373dcab1-132b-4f64-b3dd-93e057dd391a
BbKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter B.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/b/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpgb18a8d60-0908-4738-a137-dbbebbbcca74A to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, b, B
A to Z Symptom: Back PainBack pain is fairly common, and is often due to muscle strain or sprain. In students, wearing a heavy backpack is a common cause.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-symptoms-back-pain.html/0e9a331e-6d5e-4546-990e-63bae97dd0ad
A to Z: BabesiosisLearn about parasitic infections, tickborne illnesses, and conditions that affect the bloodstream and red blood cells.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-babesiosis.html/b6ee7402-7ee5-40ca-84e6-b2535fedca0b
A to Z: Bacterial VaginosisBacterial vaginosis (BV) is an infection in the vagina.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-bv.html/39c4b3a6-219b-4b9d-971f-c6d54e36b776
A to Z: BalanitisLearn about conditions that affect the penis and foreskin.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-balanitis.html/83999172-156d-4dc1-98c0-c4c6e1dd9dbc
A to Z: BalanoposthitisLearn more about this inflammation of the foreskin and head of the penis.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-balanoposthitis.html/5b0b9112-44d0-4a0f-aae3-cc244d8f863c
A to Z: Barrett's EsophagusLearn about complications of acid reflux and conditions that affect the esophagus and upper gastrointestinal tract.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-barrett.html/d5e405b3-f3b5-40b7-b078-e7af79a175fc
A to Z: Bell's PalsyLearn about complications of viral infections and conditions that can affect the face and nervous system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-bells-palsy.html/7c1be8ad-66f9-4fa6-bbea-5e801fd4f3f9
A to Z: Benign Joint Hypermobility SyndromeLearn about inherited disorders and conditions that can affect the joints and connective tissues.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-bjhs.html/2c060759-ca19-4dfe-8c8f-fd9a59b0963b
A to Z: BeriberiLearn about complications of poor nutrition and conditions that can affect the cardiovascular and nervous systems.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-beriberi.html/d432fd13-d1a4-4dc5-aaa0-8a8e2cc00423
A to Z: Beta ThalassemiaLearn about genetic disorders and diseases and conditions that affect the blood.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-beta-thalassemia.html/3cb2a926-8263-431d-a2bc-b1da543eb486
A to Z: Biceps TendonitisLearn more about biceps tendonitis and how it's treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-biceps-tendonitis.html/4c7899f6-7151-4ba9-9524-a530ee1b0011
A to Z: Bipolar DisorderLearn about depressive disorders, mental illnesses, and conditions that affect moods and the brain.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-bipolar.html/46a32e47-b9c0-4e68-8fbb-a15bd885fd9d
A to Z: BlepharitisLearn about the causes of eye irritation and conditions that can affect the eyes and eyelids.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-blepharitis.html/3bab24f0-ac08-4438-a2e1-c2c97fd7b655
A to Z: BlistersAfter a burn or excessive pressure to the skin, a fluid-filled pocket in the skin can form and cause pain and irritation. Learn more here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-blisters.html/b629b0b0-88a3-43b5-bdfd-f4f7c4340dba
A to Z: Blood in StoolBlood in the stool means the presence of blood in a bowel movement.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-stool.html/28dc2e88-d250-4622-aedf-49265a79ac25
A to Z: Blood in UrineSee: Hematuria (Blood in Urine).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-blood-urine.html/ae26dff5-12fa-4c91-9c11-b691937658aa
A to Z: Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)Learn about mental health disorders and causes of low self-esteem and negative thoughts about body image.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-bdd.html/ebe14331-458e-48f1-9425-ba33dd558d07
A to Z: Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)Learn about personality disorders and complications of mental illness.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-bpd.html/a4f6c5cf-b9e0-449f-84dd-972027b2e940
A to Z: BotulismLearn about bacterial infections, foodborne illnesses, and conditions that affect the nervous system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-botulism.html/5e9c7069-ab3a-46a5-8fd1-8bec1f45991e
A to Z: Botulism, FoodborneLearn about bacterial infections, foodborne illnesses, and conditions that affect the nervous system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-botulism-foodborne.html/7edf98e1-d011-4ae2-af1a-a81721f16f2f
A to Z: Botulism, InfantLearn about bacterial infections, foodborne illnesses, and conditions that affect the nervous system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-botulism-infant.html/700fa4aa-583f-46af-8452-279d28496daa
A to Z: Botulism, WoundLearn about bacterial infections, foodborne illnesses, and conditions that affect the nervous system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-botulism-wound.html/25b35680-4c29-4cee-b833-12fc6f5ea636
A to Z: Breast Mass/FibroadenomaLearn more about this type of noncancerous tumor, common in women ages 15-35.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-fibroadenoma.html/3a3c77ff-cf67-44b8-b70c-a79eeca1ae85
A to Z: BronchiectasisLearn about causes of breathing difficulties and conditions that can affect the lungs and bronchi.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-bronchiectasis.html/a91f9285-af61-42a5-b2a4-648fa993e85f
A to Z: Bronchiectasis, AcquiredSee: Bronchiectasis.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-bronchiectasis-acquired.html/8ce4e192-7c37-4f47-afc8-96a923a46c20
A to Z: Bronchiectasis, CongenitalSee: Bronchiectasis.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-bronchiectasis-congenital.html/ed452e90-6920-4587-9581-160d5a3733df
A to Z: BronchiolitisBronchiolitis is a common illness of the respiratory tract caused by an infection that affects the bronchioles, tiny airways that lead to the lungs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-bronchiolitis.html/a76b72d7-d0e9-4691-9296-609efafcdc74
A to Z: BronchitisBronchitis (say: bron-kye-tis) is an inflammation of the lining of the bronchial tubes, the airways that connect the trachea (windpipe) to the lungs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-bronchitis.html/94057dda-8a35-413c-a95c-2ed5c4b87f0e
A to Z: BruxismBruxism is the medical term for grinding the teeth or clenching the jaws.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-bruxism.html/4d0e9a5c-7eb5-4439-9613-c3f736bc70d9
A to Z: BulimiaLearn about eating disorders and complications of negative thoughts about eating, food, and body image.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-bulimia.html/170ad7a1-1d57-4525-8ac5-fbbeb1fbd922
A to Z: Bullous MyringitisLearn about bullous myringitis, an infection of the tympanic membrane (eardrum).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-bullous-myringitis.html/eb38b691-26ed-410b-a38f-00ca88c6ef25
A to Z: Burn, First-DegreeA first-degree burn is a minor burn that only affects the top layer of skin, or epidermis. It is the mildest of the three types of burns (first-degree, second-degree, and third-degree).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-burn-first.html/36b52ad1-8037-4e3e-b506-9d0d312a2de2
A to Z: Burn, Second-DegreeA second-degree burn affects the top two layers of skin (the epidermis and dermis). It is more serious than a first-degree burn.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-burn-second.html/b17ebd80-1086-4c35-bad2-f79c8cf34a86
A to Z: Burn, Third-DegreeThird-degree burns, or full-thickness burns, are the most serious type of burn. They involve all the layers of the skin and underlying tissue and can cause permanent damage.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-burn-third.html/2a6118a8-6839-44f1-9b58-9c028f84d10c
FfKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter F.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/f/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpg339ba885-e610-4bf1-9292-481bbec43868A to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, f, F
A to Z Symptom: FaintingIn most cases, fainting is not a sign of a dangerous problem, but should still be discussed with a doctor.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-symptoms-fainting.html/0cd1c88a-55e7-4fa1-a89b-63a85ca59807
A to Z Symptom: FeverA fever itself is a symptom, causes no harm, and is often the body's way of fighting infections.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-symptoms-fever.html/6131135e-9979-4ba0-8e40-019a8a45af71
A to Z: Factor IX Deficiency (Hemophilia B)In factor IX deficiency (hemophilia B), the body doesn't make enough factor IX (factor 9), one of the substances the body needs to form a clot.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-factor-ix.html/eb07ab5f-01b9-42e6-9ddf-5ec3eb408f7f
A to Z: Factor VIII Deficiency (Hemophilia A)In factor VIII deficiency (hemophilia A), the body doesn't make enough factor VIII (factor 8), one of the substances the body needs to form a clot.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-factor-viii.html/967f8f3c-ba4e-46ca-8097-e51dbfdd526b
A to Z: Failure to ThriveFailure to thrive refers to a child's inability to gain weight and grow as expected for kids of the same age and gender. Most diagnoses are made in the first few years of life.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-failure-thrive.html/d4fc1717-d93b-4c16-9d92-a7fc0f1ee026
A to Z: Febrile SeizuresFebrile seizures are convulsions that can happen during a fever (febrile means "feverish").https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-febrile.html/ccbfda30-4e1c-419b-9dd5-f05034064d7e
A to Z: Feeding Problems, InfantSome babies refuse to eat or don't eat enough. Others have problems digesting food. Learn more about common feeding problems here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101559.html/8185076b-a62c-481c-a0c8-dc86938b05d8
A to Z: Fistula, Coccygeal or PilonidalSee: Pilonidal Cyst.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-fistula-coccygeal.html/51d43736-aef2-4df1-ab20-9fd0bd0260a1
A to Z: Flat FootFlat foot is a condition in which the arches on the inside of a person's foot have less curve to them or are flat, so that the entire sole of the foot rests on the ground when the person is standing.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-flat-foot.html/3051846e-ba1d-4295-a0d5-af660ed98d26
A to Z: Flatulence, Eructation, and Gas PainIt may seem embarrassing to talk about, but intestinal gas and the sounds and smells it causes are common and usually totally normal. Learn more here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101538.html/62e50af8-2175-4246-9e45-3e8851f53bcc
A to Z: Flu (Influenza)Learn more about influenza, a highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory tract.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-flu.html/ac003224-df65-4b62-8658-f1bdfe28b2c1
A to Z: Food PoisoningFood poisoning happens when bacteria (and, sometimes, viruses or other germs) get into food or drinks. https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-food-poisoning.html/b02d5d47-d7d3-4b03-b9ba-5631361812df
A to Z: Foreign Body, EarHaving a foreign object in the ear is a common cause for a visit to the emergency room, especially for kids under age 6.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-foreign-ear.html/e33ee87d-3381-4f97-9475-555575090aed
A to Z: Foreign Body, EyeTo prevent damage to the eye, any object that isn't washed out right away by tears must be removed.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-foreign-eye.html/cb2d4269-343b-47e5-b2e2-d345ea1db40b
A to Z: Foreign Body, NoseHaving an object (or foreign body) in the nose is a common cause for a visit to the emergency room, especially for kids under age 6.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-foreign-nose.html/7692f489-5fbb-4238-b9a4-0e32a9c1cc80
A to Z: Fracture, BimalleolarLearn about types of lower extremity fractures and conditions that can affect the ankle and lower leg.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-fracture-bimalleolar.html/fdcf301a-ea61-4bf9-9564-568e11b090b5
A to Z: Fracture, ClavicleA clavicle fracture, or broken collarbone, is one of the most common broken bones among kids and teens.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-fracture-clavicle.html/eb019bae-9784-45e6-848b-dfac33af51fd
A to Z: Fracture, CollarboneA fall onto the shoulder or an outstretched arm can result in this type of broken bone. Learn more here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101539.html/946a41c7-50cb-4eef-accf-f611f36329fc
A to Z: Fracture, Distal Radius and UlnaFractures of the distal radius and ulna, or broken bones of the forearm, are common childhood injuries.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-fracture-distal-ulna.html/75ad743d-eb6e-42e9-bb3a-73272170f480
A to Z: Fracture, ElbowFractured (broken) elbows are a common injury in kids and teens.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-fracture-elbow.html/e80ebd09-22ed-478d-9f51-58d22de59722
A to Z: Fracture, FibulaA fractured fibula is a break to the smaller of the two bones in the lower leg.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-fracture-fibula.html/2f81fb06-2cb5-4064-b9a8-700c957e2c96
A to Z: Fracture, Lateral MalleolusLearn about types of lower extremity fractures and conditions that can affect the ankle and lower leg.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-fracture-malleolus.html/235b5f98-4192-4b75-bff7-9d2e7242398a
A to Z: Fracture, Nasal (Broken Nose)Sports injuries or blows to the face can often cause this common type of facial injury. Learn about it here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-fracture-nasal.html/ac38fd98-cb36-4292-a857-f366b37c758e
A to Z: Fracture, RadiusA fractured radius is a broken bone in the lower arm. It is a common injury that usually heals quickly.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-fracture-radius.html/510bb61a-4b84-4e5b-af7c-ec766d640132
A to Z: Fracture, Scaphoid (Wrist)A fractured scaphoid is a broken small bone in the wrist.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-fracture-scaphoid.html/8ee66a7c-f7ef-4bd8-ac58-b06da7ba3d28
A to Z: Fracture, SkullA skull fracture is a break or crack in one of the bones of the skull, also called the cranium.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-fracture-skull.html/2ba5fe84-069c-47d9-a59b-395b4121c0ff
A to Z: Fragile X SyndromeKids with this inherited disorder can do well with therapies to help treat the intellectual, emotional, and behavioral challenges they face. Learn more here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101529.html/2edb0a4d-eb55-455f-9bb2-36466b8ade56
A to Z: Fracture, Patella (Kneecap)A fractured patella is a broken kneecap (the flat, round bone that protects the knee joint).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-fracture-patella.html/c982b600-5f5f-48e9-8d66-87007673d308
WwKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter W.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/w/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpgeceea7ea-7afc-4e5a-8138-ef50e40b1a62A to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, w, W
A to Z: WartsLearn about warts, skin growths caused by viruses of the human papillomavirus (HPV) family.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-wart.html/e76c8eab-c62a-4d40-a113-0c3ce813b50d
A to Z: WheezingA "wheeze" is a high-pitched whistling sound made when air flows through narrowed airways in the lungs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-wheezing.html/3f5b6c43-b691-49a0-b883-9e7cf90e2e23
A to Z: Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) SyndromeLearn about Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome, a congenital heart condition that can cause an abnormally fast heart rhythm known as supraventricular tachycardia.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-wpw.html/6c223910-aa9b-4556-a815-7db521419bf9
A to Z: Wound DehiscenceWound dehiscence is a condition where a cut made during a surgical procedure separates or ruptures after it has been stitched back together.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-wound-dehiscence.html/7025fe1e-5458-49c9-bcfb-f1b7630ede20
EeKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter E.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/e/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpg34af12b6-37ba-4ac1-832b-0a01518fb22bA to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, e, E
A to Z: Eardrum, PerforatedA perforated (or ruptured) eardrum is a hole in the eardrum caused by injury or infection.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-eardrum.html/0d898e27-dcf6-42d3-aba3-b05e8c5e8dae
A to Z: Eating DisorderEating disorders involve self-critical, negative thoughts and feelings about body weight and food, and eating habits that disrupt normal body function and daily activities.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-eating-disorder.html/cb430428-b8ef-4a83-be00-6c8a28207912
A to Z: Ebstein's AnomalyLearn about Ebstein's anomaly, a rare defect in the right side of the heart that is present at birth (congenital).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ebstein.html/8ab76242-cfa6-4fc5-803b-9081369c36f2
A to Z: Ectopic UreterThe kidneys and urinary tract (which includes the ureters) filter and eliminate wastes from the blood. But sometimes a ureter doesn't connect to the bladder in the usual place, a condition known as an ectopic ureter.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ectopic-ureter.html/b2bfbb3a-6cae-442e-b062-52c0e4d4631e
A to Z: EczemaLearn about genetic conditions, allergic reactions, and conditions that can affect the skin.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-eczema.html/30e9bd3d-71a3-4ece-bd30-45826b3c5998
A to Z: Eczema HerpeticumEczema herpeticum is a skin infection that occurs when the skin becomes infected by herpes simplex (the type of viruses that causes cold sores).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/ez-eczema-herpeticum.html/683a327f-c5b9-451b-8e0f-b63c0c34d331
A to Z: EdemaLearn about edema, swelling due to the build-up of excess fluid in body tissues.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-edema.html/ec588a3e-f76e-4a33-b720-171f35ce5c55
A to Z: EncephalopathyLearn about encephalopathy, a broad term used to describe brain dysfunction.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-encephalopathy.html/d5b2403c-9795-4668-866f-d19720bb51a2
A to Z: EnchondromatosisSee: Chondrodystrophy.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-enchondromatosis.html/844b0857-43a5-4fc8-93d3-0c06b303e41a
A to Z: EncopresisEncopresis (soiling) is a condition that causes a child beyond the age of toilet training to have bowel movements (poop) in his or her underwear.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-encopresis.html/ef65b4b6-e17e-477f-8d39-01281b1c70f4
A to Z: Endocardial Cushion DefectLearn about congenital heart defects and conditions that affect newborn babies.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-endocardial.html/79ccbe93-2138-47d6-bdcc-798ce164f537
A to Z: EndometritisLearn about complications of infections and conditions that affect the female reproductive system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-endometritis.html/d9ecbed7-092d-4e47-8074-e2c3398959df
A to Z: Enlarged TonsilsSee: Hypertrophy, Tonsillar.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tonsils-enlarged.html/0a00cb79-fc91-4d70-861f-ba5a771fa41a
A to Z: EnteritisLearn more about this common complication of infections and conditions that can affect the small intestine and digestive system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-enteritis.html/064a7622-5e2a-4cbc-85f2-a3854f9d5ee6
A to Z: EnterovirusEnterovirus infections can affect the digestive tract, skin, and respiratory and central nervous systems.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-enterovirus.html/d8be3d1f-9877-4b96-9812-65926b9c4844
A to Z: EnthesopathyLearn about rheumatic disorders and conditions that affect the joints and entheses.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-enthesopathy.html/ce6dd3e6-86c1-4264-914e-a60dff1dea46
A to Z: EnuresisEnuresis (bedwetting) is a condition where a person has trouble controlling his or her urination (pee).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-enuresis.html/2a6f98bf-4e64-4af8-a3ed-653fb56013dc
A to Z: Eosinophilic EsophagitisLearn about allergic reactions and diseases of the esophagus and gastrointestinal tract.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-eosinophilic.html/d285ebd6-4b35-4283-8870-74ff107bcadf
A to Z: EpendymomaThis tumor forms from cells in the brain and spinal cord that make cerebrospinal fluid. Learn more about this cancer here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ependymoma.html/c4b3e2b0-67f1-4882-a641-251248ba1c30
A to Z: EpididymitisEpididymitis refers to swelling and inflammation of the epididymis, the coiled tube at the back of the testicle that holds and carries sperm.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-epididymitis.html/4f5a8668-c5c8-4f71-8d85-bda5a510bc8e
A to Z: EpilepsyEpilepsy is a seizure disorder in which electrical signals in the brain misfire, causing temporary communication problems between nerve cells. Someone who gets recurrent seizures is thought to have epilepsy.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-epilepsy.html/ba46b56a-654f-4894-b2cd-aec7358458fc
A to Z: Epistaxis (Nosebleed)Epistaxis is another word for nosebleed, when small blood vessels break in the tissue lining of the nose.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-epistaxis.html/ee54c1b1-57f3-4832-a6e9-4779127c9b6c
A to Z: Erythema MultiformeErythema multiforme is a skin condition caused by a hypersensitive reaction to an infection or, in some cases, medication.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-erythema-multi.html/96bcda03-2cf3-46db-96b6-b4a6cdaaaf20
A to Z: EsophagitisLearn about conditions that affect the esophagus and upper gastrointestinal tract.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-esophagitis.html/13648b47-8bdc-4ea3-b8d3-355ec91a6d08
A to Z: Expressive Language DisorderThis type of speech problem can make it hard for kids to put words together and express what they want to say. Learn more here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-exp-lang.html/03cf9fb8-a991-4bc7-b294-47b7aee70485
LlKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter L.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/l/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpgd3adc020-2e38-4521-85d2-69b8e7eef442A to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, l, L
A to Z: Lactose IntoleranceLactose intolerance happens because the body has trouble digesting a kind of sugar that's in milk products.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-lactose-intolerance.html/f244e412-0796-4216-be84-29021182b3c1
A to Z: Lateral Malleolar FractureSee: Fracture, Lateral Malleolus.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-lateral-malleolar.html/b6ae4138-18ba-4b22-9017-4ba3f59e3f67
A to Z: Legg-Calvé-Perthes DiseaseLearn about this rare hip disorder, which is most common in boys.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-lcp.html/9389dfcc-e1c7-4535-9999-9b74891b1068
A to Z: Li-Fraumeni SyndromeThis genetic condition makes a person more likely to get cancer during his or her lifetime. Learn more here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-li-fraumeni.html/f4dfc7a9-39a0-472b-add5-7dc212e5967f
A to Z: LipomaA lipoma is a non-cancerous mass of fat cells that grows under the skin.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-lipoma.html/967c0d62-b042-4f21-9962-ecc1eb116720
A to Z: LumbagoLearn about causes of back pain and conditions that affect the back and spine.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-lumbago.html/5d447ced-ef16-4bc7-9b24-c8960051d184
A to Z: Lyme DiseaseLyme disease is a bacterial infection spread through the bite of deer ticks.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-lyme.html/7827c586-005f-418a-b938-848007ab2eb6
A to Z: LymphadenitisLearn about bacterial infections and problems of the lymphatic system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-lymphadenitis.html/17566971-03bb-4a95-ac61-e7d2dfbe7c7a
A to Z: Lymphangioma CircumscriptumLearn about congenital defects and conditions that affect the lymphatic system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-lymphangioma.html/cbff7ba4-8ccf-475c-aa31-b9f63888bdd6
Cardiology A to Zaz-cardioFind out about heart conditions that can affect children.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/az-cardio/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/Cardiology_AtoZ_enHD2.jpg04be85fa-f4f5-44c2-a321-21821f326c6acardio, cardiology, heart, dictionary
A to Z Symptom: Chest PainMost causes of chest pain in kids and teens are not serious and will clear up with minimal or no treatment.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-symptoms-chest-pain.html/902b6a93-0282-43e6-ad65-d99969919d80
A to Z: Acute Febrile Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome (MCLS)See: Kawasaki Disease.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-mcls.html/3fe24522-966d-499b-8ab1-7374fe0994a5
A to Z: ArrhythmiaAn arrhythmia is an abnormal heart rhythm usually caused by an electrical "short circuit" in the heart.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-arrhythmia.html/3a142a7e-c261-4aab-842e-9f618b9d1927
A to Z: Atresia, AorticLearn about congenital defects and conditions that affect vessels, valves, and passages in the heart and other organs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-atresia-aortic.html/531db6f2-fb45-4636-b661-0acb38aa6ca3
A to Z: Atresia, PulmonaryLearn about congenital defects and conditions that affect vessels, valves, and passages in the heart and other organs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-atresia-pulmonary.html/13ea08e4-d413-4c88-9003-6a9b4cfe02cb
A to Z: Atresia, TricuspidLearn about congenital defects and conditions that affect vessels, valves, and passages in the heart and other organs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-atresia-tricuspid.html/9c8241c2-d31b-48dd-a972-203ac570b9f7
A to Z: Atrial FlutterAtrial flutter is an abnormal heart rhythm that causes the heart to beat too fast.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-atrial-flutter.html/4a4962a1-204e-4173-a4e7-af55bbeda667
A to Z: Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)Learn about congenital heart defects and conditions that affect the heart and circulatory system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-asd.html/e40ffc59-467a-4ca5-8441-24874f570be7
A to Z: Atrioventricular Septal DefectLearn about congenital heart defects and conditions that affect newborn babies.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-atrioventricular.html/6af33103-385c-45a5-b056-5644714e6832
A to Z: Cardiac ArrestWith this medical emergency, the heart suddenly stops beating and prevents oxygen from getting to the body. Read more about it here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cardiac-arrest.html/007903a8-0693-416d-ba35-cafba1a38807
A to Z: CardiomegalyDiseases can put added strain on the heart. As it enlarges to pump more blood to the body, the heart muscle weakens and does not work well in this condition. Read more here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cardiomegaly.html/3d63097b-933d-4cfc-b2a5-32d8f43cf761
A to Z: CardiomyopathyLearn about cardiomyopathy, a disease in which the heart muscle becomes weak and enlarged, making it difficult to pump blood through the body.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cardiomyopathy.html/caf8d669-64a3-4fad-a6cb-bf7d35f9eda0
A to Z: Coarctation of the Aorta (COA)Learn about coarctation of the aorta, a treatable congenital heart defect in which a person's aorta is narrowed at some point.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-coa.html/34b8a07e-b651-4e3c-8b8b-16c9dc1085b9
A to Z: Complete Transposition of the Great VesselsIn this condition that starts in the womb, reversed connections of the aorta and pulmonary artery prevent the blood from getting oxygen. Learn more here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-complete-transposition.html/29592889-cacc-4903-bc52-0741d61e963a
A to Z: DysrhythmiaLearn more about dysrhythmia: an abnormality in the heart's beat or rhythm caused by electrical impulses functioning improperly.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dysrhythmia.html/0e4ae185-d921-4fd8-b04c-796d04149f04
A to Z: Ebstein's AnomalyLearn about Ebstein's anomaly, a rare defect in the right side of the heart that is present at birth (congenital).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ebstein.html/8ab76242-cfa6-4fc5-803b-9081369c36f2
A to Z: Endocardial Cushion DefectLearn about congenital heart defects and conditions that affect newborn babies.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-endocardial.html/79ccbe93-2138-47d6-bdcc-798ce164f537
A to Z: Hypertension, PrimaryLearn about types of high blood pressure and conditions that can affect the heart and blood vessels.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hypertension-primary.html/00024050-3537-41e3-afdc-fe9edac785a8
A to Z: Hypertension, PulmonaryLearn about types of high blood pressure and conditions that can affect the lungs and heart.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hypertension-pulmonary.html/c5b874fd-fcba-4380-b60b-92e40ac07688
A to Z: Hypoplastic Left Heart SyndromeLearn about hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a rare and serious defect of the heart.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hypoplastic.html/d6c38a86-a89f-428b-8c85-097dc9da1a70
A to Z: Interrupted Aortic ArchRead about this condition in which the aorta has developed in a way that divides it into two parts and interrupts the proper flow of blood.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-interrupted-aortic-arch.html/836af905-966b-46a7-9ef2-242751dd1ea2
A to Z: Kawasaki DiseaseLearn about Kawasaki disease, an illness that involves the skin, mouth, and lymph nodes.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-kawasaki.html/91930e9c-3a53-4ae2-a02c-580bbed767ea
A to Z: PalpitationsLearn about arrhythmias and conditions that affect the heart and heartbeat.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-palpitations.html/d630ff54-93c4-4dcf-82d1-34ad1992c21f
A to Z: Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (PSVT)Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) is a type of arrhythmia in which the heart beats very rapidly.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-psvt.html/19417543-5cb3-4372-b31f-33695659dbbb
A to Z: Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)Learn about heart conditions that affect newborn and premature babies.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pda.html/668e51f1-4ee8-4400-b09c-465935f63c0f
A to Z: PericarditisLearn about complications of infections and conditions that affect the heart.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pericarditis.html/7529cdbf-016e-4b98-b0e9-ef412e343fb9
A to Z: Pulmonic Valvular StenosisLearn about this congenital heart defect that alters blood flow through the heart and lungs and can affect a child's growth and circulation.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pulmonic-valvular-stenosis.html/68865371-777b-4ceb-a9fe-b0bff5b4322f
A to Z: TachycardiaLearn more about types of arrhythmias and problems of the heart.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tachycardia.html/0af116e7-b6aa-44eb-9198-e1fcc89bd99d
A to Z: Tetralogy of FallotLearn about tetralogy of Fallot, a rare congenital heart disorder.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tof.html/ea501430-dd8a-465b-b760-be3651df4d13
A to Z: Truncus ArteriosusIn the womb, a child's heart may develop a single large artery rather than separate aortic and pulmonary arteries. Learn about the condition here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-truncus-arteriosus.html/d82edd24-52d1-4e61-ba92-cf68a9780d18
A to Z: Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)Learn about congenital heart defects and conditions that affect the heart and circulatory system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-vsd.html/3ad326ef-68da-4f65-9e49-e736a7e3e346
A to Z: Ventricular TachycardiaLearn about ventricular tachycardia, a potentially life-threatening arrhythmia in which the heart beats too rapidly.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ventricular-tachycardia.html/a9d4b78c-46d0-4d28-906b-21de4b2daa7f
A to Z: Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) SyndromeLearn about Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome, a congenital heart condition that can cause an abnormally fast heart rhythm known as supraventricular tachycardia.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-wpw.html/6c223910-aa9b-4556-a815-7db521419bf9
A to Z: Aortic StenosisIn aortic stenosis, the aortic valve is narrower than it's supposed to be and can't open all the way.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-aortic-stenosis.html/dfc35899-5bca-45df-8191-3933a2434365
CcKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter C.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/c/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpgfdabc7bf-e1f5-4c6b-9f0b-00e1f3eac955A to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, c, C
A to Z Symptom: Chest PainMost causes of chest pain in kids and teens are not serious and will clear up with minimal or no treatment.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-symptoms-chest-pain.html/902b6a93-0282-43e6-ad65-d99969919d80
A to Z Symptom: CoughCoughing is a symptom, not a disease, and sometimes can help clear the airway.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-symptoms-cough.html/a227d934-f784-4d67-a7ad-e669bbf4236f
A to Z Symptom: Crying (Babies)Babies use crying to communicate, and during the first 3 months of life, they cry a lot. Knowing what to expect can help parents and caregivers manage.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-symptoms-crying-babies.html/31f80088-11b3-420c-aa01-c910f591764f
A to Z Symptoms: Chronic PainA to Z Symptoms: Chronic Painhttps://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-symptoms-chronic-pain.html/904b2a50-cfe3-4beb-a490-606e95fad513
A to Z: Calcaneal ApophysitisSee: Sever Disease.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-calcaneal.html/0ea2e1c9-0d31-4bb6-8178-e38032aa4dae
A to Z: CandidiasisCandidiasis is an overgrowth of a type of yeast, and commonly causes infections in the mouth, vagina, and skin.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-candidiasis.html/b04953b3-f5cf-443d-bcea-648338af1283
A to Z: Canker SoresSee Apthous Ulcers (Canker Sores).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-canker.html/2046c081-7805-49de-9bc5-5ad601bff011
A to Z: Cardiac ArrestWith this medical emergency, the heart suddenly stops beating and prevents oxygen from getting to the body. Read more about it here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cardiac-arrest.html/007903a8-0693-416d-ba35-cafba1a38807
A to Z: CardiomegalyDiseases can put added strain on the heart. As it enlarges to pump more blood to the body, the heart muscle weakens and does not work well in this condition. Read more here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cardiomegaly.html/3d63097b-933d-4cfc-b2a5-32d8f43cf761
A to Z: CardiomyopathyLearn about cardiomyopathy, a disease in which the heart muscle becomes weak and enlarged, making it difficult to pump blood through the body.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cardiomyopathy.html/caf8d669-64a3-4fad-a6cb-bf7d35f9eda0
A to Z: Cat Scratch DiseaseCat scratch disease is an infection caused by the bacterium Bartonella henselae. It comes from a scratch or bite of an infected cat, usually a kitten.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cat-scratch.html/d6430237-ec73-45b0-996f-60a8f374bf0b
A to Z: CellulitisLearn more about cellulitis, an infection of the skin and underlying tissues.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cellulitis.html/dc6df492-c7cd-45f2-be68-8d27774d861f
A to Z: Cellulitis, OrbitalLearn about orbital cellulitis, a dangerous infection affecting the eye and its surrounding tissue and skin.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-orbital-cellulitis.html/a3c4bf6e-8a3c-4da3-a0da-ebd5d433ed8a
A to Z: Central Line InfectionA central line — a tube surgically placed into a blood vessel — can be a convenient way to receive medicine through a vein over a long period of time, but it carries the risk of infection.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101549.html/c48c0dda-9d30-4fae-8c1c-a0ee67421f60
A to Z: Central Sleep ApneaLearn more about this condition, in which abnormal brain signals cause a person's breathing to stop and start repeatedly during sleep.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101554.html/edfe913c-aa98-4b6d-a97f-f70334c0d670
A to Z: Cerebellar AtaxiaLearn about cerebellar ataxia, the loss of muscle coordination caused by disease or injury to the cerebellum.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cerebellar-ataxia.html/1d1f209e-9bd0-4f67-987d-220386009f89
A to Z: Cerebral Palsy, InfantileCerebral palsy (CP) is a brain disorder that affects muscle tone and motor skills (the ability to coordinate body movements).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cp-infantile.html/a89a39db-6395-4b96-84ed-44e13e748b01
A to Z: CervicalgiaLearn about causes of neck pain and conditions that can affect the cervical spine.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cervicalgia.html/33557abc-838c-4fe1-845e-c2b0e62c0f1f
A to Z: ChalazionA chalazion is a lump on the inner side of the eyelid. It occurs when one of the small oil glands becomes blocked.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-chalazion.html/c31e43e1-f3fa-4ef6-ade9-7def6edc06e0
A to Z: Charcot-Marie-Tooth DiseaseLearn about neurological disorders and conditions that affect the arms and legs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cmt.html/88882ea4-89eb-48fa-9975-5feb2ee7a049
A to Z: CholangitisLearn more about infections and problems of the liver and biliary tract.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cholangitis.html/0df8de9c-7910-4f18-bcca-0c341b5dc1fc
A to Z: Cholelithiasis (Gallstones)Learn about cholelithiasis, the presence of gallstones (hard, pebble-like objects made of bile).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cholelithiasis.html/50279057-5374-41ed-b6f9-84c5a5e633c1
A to Z: ChondrodystrophyLearn about genetic disorders and conditions that affect growth and development.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-chondrodystrophy.html/5109bac1-3ef5-4c4d-bd23-5fcf00cbf956
A to Z: Cleft Lip, BilateralLearn about bilateral cleft lip, a common birth defect in which a baby's lip doesn't form properly, resulting in splits (clefts) on both sides of the lip.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cleft-bilateral.html/fd572e65-ecd1-4be5-8413-a6267e90a1d7
A to Z: Cleft Lip, UnilateralLearn about unilateral cleft lip, a common birth defect in which a baby's lip doesn't form properly, resulting in a split (cleft) on one side of the lip.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cleft-unilateral.html/1279dc45-b155-418a-8b13-da51193f9639
A to Z: Cleft Palate With Cleft Lip, BilateralA cleft palate with a bilateral cleft lip is a common birth defect in which a baby's lip and palate (roof of mouth) don't form properly. As a result there is a split or opening (cleft) on both sides of the lip that can extend all the way from the nose to the back of the palate.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cleft-palate-bilateral.html/93896b28-aa69-4091-b9bf-756dbf580edd
A to Z: Cleft Palate With Cleft Lip, UnilateralA cleft palate with a unilateral cleft lip is a common birth defect in which a baby's lip and palate (roof of mouth) don't form properly. As a result there is a split or opening (cleft) on one side of the lip that can extend all the way from the nose to the back of the palate.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cleft-palate-unilateral.html/7f7a7643-dc9b-4b07-b485-0994601d641f
A to Z: ClubfootClubfoot is a birth defect that causes one or both of a baby's feet to turn inward and downward, giving the foot or feet a club-like appearance.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-clubfoot.html/fc58331e-0dfe-4598-b95f-8cc164f22e4f
A to Z: Coarctation of the Aorta (COA)Learn about coarctation of the aorta, a treatable congenital heart defect in which a person's aorta is narrowed at some point.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-coa.html/34b8a07e-b651-4e3c-8b8b-16c9dc1085b9
A to Z: ColicColic is defined as crying for more than 3 hours a day, for more than 3 days a week, for at least 3 weeks. https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-colic.html/d9a7b5bc-da4c-4be4-87f3-9c483ae91ed4
A to Z: ColitisLearn about inflammatory disorders and conditions that affect the intestines and digestive system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-colitis.html/be349e89-9e73-4b85-b671-8bb4d58dd184
A to Z: Common Variable Immunodeficiency (CVID)Learn about this common disorder that lowers the amount of antibodies a person's body can make and limits the ability to fight infections.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cvid.html/11f34830-869a-475b-b37b-bfe886a9d06d
A to Z: Complete Transposition of the Great VesselsIn this condition that starts in the womb, reversed connections of the aorta and pulmonary artery prevent the blood from getting oxygen. Learn more here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-complete-transposition.html/29592889-cacc-4903-bc52-0741d61e963a
A to Z: Compression of the BrainIt is important to carefully monitor and treat this potential complication of head injuries and diseases affecting the brain. Read about it here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-compression-brain.html/346258e7-881f-4d2f-9a83-f21929ed68d5
A to Z: ConcussionA concussion is a brain injury that causes temporary changes in the way the brain works. It's usually a result of impact or a blow to the head.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-concussion.html/6de38366-91b8-455e-9805-1f386c3e2d9a
A to Z: Congenital AnomalySometimes babies are born with anomalies - one or more parts of the body that are different from normal in size, shape, or functioning. Learn more here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101558.html/432422c8-eac5-4a58-b391-a148ee267d80
A to Z: Congestive Heart FailureIn this condition, which can affect a child's breathing, activity, and growth, the heart is unable to pump blood efficiently and meet the needs of the body.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101563.html/d83a78be-5065-47f7-8782-55fa3569eddc
A to Z: Conjunctivitis (Pinkeye)Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, the tissue covering the white part of the eye and the inner surface of the eyelid.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-conjunctivitis.html/fb446e21-79aa-4bbd-afb7-23e217f99e26
A to Z: ConstipationConstipation -- having fewer and harder bowel movements (poops) than usual -- is rarely due to a serious condition.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-symptoms-constipation.html/279b79d2-1bf9-4cea-a7fb-a1efdab3cef9
A to Z: Contracture of Tendon SheathContracture of tendon sheath is a rare condition where the protective sheath surrounding a tendon tightens and grows thicker, which can limit movement in an affected joint.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-contracture-of-tendon-sheath.html/279ca31a-6c45-499d-a417-33d1f3c5e9bc
A to Z: Contusion (Bruise), AbdomenLearn more about contusions (bruises) of the abdomen.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-abdomen-contusion.html/3a53ff5e-4047-4b39-9635-9004404e9e8b
A to Z: Contusion (Bruise), AnkleLearn more about ankle contusions (bruises).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ankle-contusion.html/9f7a0434-f395-40dd-9271-2894e62f59ce
A to Z: Contusion (Bruise), BackLearn more about contusions (bruises) of the back.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-back-contusion.html/b307d801-7a67-44c0-8b36-05cf0c346033
A to Z: Contusion (Bruise), ButtocksLearn more about contusions (bruises) of the buttocks.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-buttocks-contusion.html/f0120ae0-98a2-48a6-bf2f-14633a6313fb
A to Z: Contusion (Bruise), ChestLearn more about contusions (bruises) of the chest.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-chest-contusion.html/9948df24-52d2-4bb1-88c0-5e9d50bc0cf5
A to Z: Contusion (Bruise), ElbowLearn more about elbow contusions (bruises).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-elbow-contusion.html/08c49977-f150-4dad-985c-01d0eeb34356
A to Z: Contusion (Bruise), EyeLearn more about black eyes and contusions (bruises) of the eye.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-eye-contusion.html/036919d1-24db-41d2-a10e-ff76ed13af18
A to Z: Contusion (Bruise), EyelidLearn more about black eyes and eyelid contusions in children.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-eyelid-contusion.html/a8445fdc-65d7-4661-a6e3-4b1a4902324d
A to Z: Contusion (Bruise), Face, Scalp, & NeckLearn about contusions (bruises) of the face, scalp, and neck.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-scalp-contusion.html/ae084c72-82c2-448a-b072-69d4fe8cf7b5
A to Z: Contusion (Bruise), FingerLearn more about contusions (bruises) of the finger.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-finger-contusion.html/1ac72db4-049c-4436-bad5-d3c948a101d5
A to Z: Contusion (Bruise), ForearmLearn more about contusions (bruises) of the forearm.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-forearm-contusion.html/68a5d853-c6ca-403a-8702-d886d4098211
A to Z: Contusion (Bruise), HandLearn more about contusions (bruises) of the hand.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hand-contusion.html/bade5627-e6bc-4419-9b8f-0729d2d9b66f
A to Z: Contusion (Bruise), HipLearn more about contusions (bruises) of the hip.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hip-contusion.html/f5ed7913-d561-4008-9010-ad62a1b85f48
A to Z: Contusion (Bruise), KneeLearn more about contusions (bruises) of the knee.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-knee-contusion.html/f0c2c95e-f4f8-4314-aa05-3e2d220a5d0b
A to Z: Contusion (Bruise), Lower LegLearn more about contusions (bruises) of the lower leg.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-lleg-contusion.html/1c8911b9-fdab-4716-824b-22496831ee8a
A to Z: Contusion (Bruise), ShoulderLearn more about contusions (bruises) of the shoulder.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-shoulder-contusion.html/98a7ec3e-5256-4b46-a1a9-4e6bafa66663
A to Z: CoronavirusThis common viral infection can affect the respiratory tract. Almost everyone has had it at some point in their life. Learn about coronavirus here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101553.html/0c904e1d-4364-4982-8ca6-dd0dd511db8a
A to Z: CostochondritisCostochondritis is an inflammation of the cartilage that attaches a rib to the breastbone (sternum).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-costochondritis.html/5406f83b-6eb7-4000-b651-c883276d7607
A to Z: Coxa ValgaA to Z: Coxa Valgahttps://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-coxa-valga.html/b988bd18-fd83-4ee0-aa11-b26812009c36
A to Z: CoxsackievirusLearn about coxsackieviruses, part of the enterovirus family of viruses that live in the human digestive tract.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-coxsackievirus.html/4969e5da-5095-431e-870f-a984d9b535cd
A to Z: CraniopharyngiomaLearn about craniopharyngioma, a treatable type of brain tumor that can affect a person's vision, growth, and development.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-craniopharyngioma.html/dbe85583-a14a-4b14-ae4e-b0f0eb85e3f5
A to Z: Crohn's DiseaseCrohn's disease causes problems in the intestine (bowel) that can prevent the bowel from digesting food well. https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-crohns.html/4796dfbc-135f-4edd-8538-e87b96f43942
A to Z: CroupCroup is a viral infection that causes an inflammation of the upper airways — the voice box (larynx) and windpipe (trachea).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-croup.html/355c6899-f45f-4173-90c5-012ed371586b
A to Z: CryptorchidismCryptorchidism is a condition in which one or both of a boy's testicles (testes) have not moved into their proper place in the scrotum.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cryptorchidism.html/f4663584-243f-4923-bf02-4f4bbea9678a
A to Z: Cyst, CerebralA cerebral cyst is a sac filled with fluid, and sometimes other materials, that develops in or around the brain.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cyst-cerebral.html/ebc46462-9410-4de5-9cd1-65478411ae55
A to Z: Cyst, MeibomianA meibomian cyst, or chalazion, is a lump on the inner side of the eyelid. It occurs when one of the small oil glands becomes blocked.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cyst-meibomian.html/deef7e7d-2896-4d6e-a6bf-2c02d9accc5c
A to Z: Cyst, OvarianLearn about complications of ovulation and conditions that affect the female reproductive system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cyst-ovarian.html/b2bb4e71-a0c9-404f-94f0-30cb26232dad
A to Z: Cystic Fibrosis (CF)Learn about cystic fibrosis, an inherited disease primarily affecting the lungs and digestive system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cf.html/5db060c2-177d-4784-a19a-33236953973a
A to Z: CystitisLearn about cystitis (inflammation of the bladder, commonly called a bladder infection). It is the most common type of urinary tract infection (UTI).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cystitis.html/2685d4e0-60ee-4abc-a1ac-ae35f4fda15f
A to Z: CytomegalovirusLearn about viral infections and conditions that can affect pregnancy, newborn babies, and people with weakened immune systems.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cytomegalovirus.html/5980f212-fbc6-4c29-b8c5-38420eac4bb6
A to Z: Chronic Lymphocytic ThyroiditisSee: Hashimoto's Thyroiditis.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-chron-lymph-thyroid.html/15b13385-53ca-441b-ab45-638b49770beb
VvKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter V.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/v/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpg764e8c27-b324-43dd-b4fe-51d05d921ceeA to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, v, V
A to Z Symptom: VertigoSee Dizziness.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-vertigo.html/efb04ad9-ce1e-4821-9cd6-60eb21d9ee9a
A to Z Symptom: VomitingMost cases of vomiting are due to viral gastroenteritis ("stomach flu") and can be managed at home with treatment to prevent dehydration.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-symptoms-vomiting.html/f497542c-8cc1-4975-a26b-00397b5ca353
A to Z: VaginitisVaginitis is an inflammation of the vagina.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-vaginitis.html/b8220d38-3c94-4a0c-be0a-b6ec72936e27
A to Z: VaginosisBacterial vaginosis (BV) is an infection in the vagina.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-vaginosis.html/f48b01ef-a730-40a0-b04c-01cbee876850
A to Z: Vaginosis, BacterialBacterial vaginosis (BV) is an infection in the vagina.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-vaginosis-bacterial.html/cf91e70f-6953-436d-b2ea-f92b6f7002eb
A to Z: Varicella (Chickenpox)Learn about viral infections, contagious diseases, and diseases that cause skin rashes.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-varicella.html/74cd4b65-bd8f-4e95-978b-6271cb5ba4a5
A to Z: VaricesVarices are swollen blood vessels that usually develop in the esophagus or stomach.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-varices.html/4a3ac685-258d-4557-8ccf-7f3ccb44eab1
A to Z: Varices, EsophagealSee: Varices.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-varices-esophageal.html/fdd46150-51a7-4a59-8bde-333eb40fc450
A to Z: Varices, ScrotalSee: Varicocele (Scrotal Varices).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/scrotal-varices.html/a1ec4e4f-b0f4-4a6e-962e-2e11ed34c66d
A to Z: Varicocele (Scrotal Varices)A varicocele is an enlargement of the veins in the scrotum.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-varices-scrotal.html/f080ee11-d129-43dd-b48a-703d381d30b0
A to Z: VenomVenom refers to poisonous substances that are administered by an animal to its prey or enemy through a bite or sting. Depending on the species, its effects can range from mildly irritating to deadly.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-venom.html/bb7617e1-8ed4-406d-b65f-e2e03b06c065
A to Z: Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)Learn about congenital heart defects and conditions that affect the heart and circulatory system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-vsd.html/3ad326ef-68da-4f65-9e49-e736a7e3e346
A to Z: Ventricular TachycardiaLearn about ventricular tachycardia, a potentially life-threatening arrhythmia in which the heart beats too rapidly.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ventricular-tachycardia.html/a9d4b78c-46d0-4d28-906b-21de4b2daa7f
A to Z: Vesicoureteral Reflux (VUR)Learn more about conditions and infections of the urinary tract and kidneys.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-vur.html/07976718-6709-4f73-9a7f-8b1ff65e960d
A to Z: Viral ExanthemLearn about viral infections and causes of skin rashes.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-viral-exanthem.html/0413a098-cce9-41ac-a35e-ad1600f0cdf2
A to Z: Viral InfectionA viral infection is a an infection caused by a virus (a type of germ).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-viral.html/008cb133-9a6e-4b42-aff4-4d10a23708f5
A to Z: Vitamin D DeficiencyVitamin D deficiency is a condition that happens when a person isn't getting enough vitamin D, which is needed for strong bones and overall health.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-vitamin-d.html/0b838d31-b9d2-4c44-b888-79b53ffe835a
A to Z: VitiligoVitiligo is a loss of skin pigment that causes white spots or patches to appear on the skin.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-vitiligo.html/8e745697-3691-4816-b2c7-ba2550e97003
A to Z: Von Hippel-Lindau DiseaseVon Hippel-Lindau disease, or VHL, is a genetic disorder that causes blood vessels to grow abnormally.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-von-hippel-lindau.html/25db5d67-2611-4e67-9131-f698a53c23b0
Orthopedics A to Zaz-orthoFind out about bone diseases and conditions in children.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/az-ortho/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/Orthopedics_AtoZ_enHD2.jpg9fdd6bbc-254a-4dff-be33-c4c6c66c3f6eortho, orthopedics, bones, dictionary
A to Z: Abnormality of Gait (Gait Abnormality)Abnormality of gait (or gait abnormality) is an unusual walking pattern or style.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-abnormality-gait.html/594112f2-984a-461d-9e4a-b60d0bb53a79
A to Z: AchondroplasiaAchondroplasia is a genetic disorder that interferes with bone growth and causes dwarfism (short stature).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-achondroplasia.html/b7bb511a-fc3c-4d30-a041-4732bcb5a653
A to Z: Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) InjuriesLearn more about ACL injuries and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-acl.html/56076e8a-fb9a-4add-8aed-4045b9e7e7c5
A to Z: ArthrogryposisLearn about congenital conditions and conditions that affect the muscles and joints in newborn babies.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-arthrogryposis.html/ffe94ae5-59fd-420b-8a59-a102fc825bca
A to Z: Benign Joint Hypermobility SyndromeLearn about inherited disorders and conditions that can affect the joints and connective tissues.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-bjhs.html/2c060759-ca19-4dfe-8c8f-fd9a59b0963b
A to Z: Biceps TendonitisLearn more about biceps tendonitis and how it's treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-biceps-tendonitis.html/4c7899f6-7151-4ba9-9524-a530ee1b0011
A to Z: Calcaneal ApophysitisSee: Sever Disease.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-calcaneal.html/0ea2e1c9-0d31-4bb6-8178-e38032aa4dae
A to Z: CervicalgiaLearn about causes of neck pain and conditions that can affect the cervical spine.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-cervicalgia.html/33557abc-838c-4fe1-845e-c2b0e62c0f1f
A to Z: ClubfootClubfoot is a birth defect that causes one or both of a baby's feet to turn inward and downward, giving the foot or feet a club-like appearance.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-clubfoot.html/fc58331e-0dfe-4598-b95f-8cc164f22e4f
A to Z: Contracture of Tendon SheathContracture of tendon sheath is a rare condition where the protective sheath surrounding a tendon tightens and grows thicker, which can limit movement in an affected joint.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-contracture-of-tendon-sheath.html/279ca31a-6c45-499d-a417-33d1f3c5e9bc
A to Z: Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH)In this condition, dislocation of the hip joint around the time of birth can affect a child's growth, development, and movement.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ddh.html/ed6bc415-733b-4f3b-b732-4e39e3743e8f
A to Z: Diastrophic DysplasiaDiastrophic dysplasia is a rare genetic disorder that interferes with bone development and causes abnormal bone growth and dwarfism (short stature). https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-diastrophic-dysplasia.html/1a06f093-7213-4efc-bbf6-7822c0121b8e
A to Z: Dislocation, ElbowA dislocation is when the bones in a joint slip out of their normal position. A dislocated elbow happesn when the upper and lower parts of the arm to slip out of position.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dislocation-elbow.html/41412e0e-9d09-4904-9381-9f0e09783fa2
A to Z: Dislocation, FingerA dislocation is when the bones in a joint slip out of their normal position. A finger dislocation may happen from a fall, blow, or sports injury, especially if the finger is bent back or jammed.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dislocation-finger.html/e58f92f4-4824-43a8-b3b0-7966263ca487
A to Z: Dislocation, HipA dislocation is when the bones in a joint slip out of their normal position. A hip dislocation is an injury that occurs when the ball of the thighbone moves out of the socket of the hipbone.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dislocation-hip.html/97cd7c0a-03f9-4947-9b45-95afd381ef26
A to Z: Dislocation, ShoulderA shoulder dislocation causes the top of the upper arm bone (humerus) to slip out of its normal position in the shoulder socket.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dislocation-shoulder.html/4d99f3a7-7077-447c-a5fc-b0663f694e20
A to Z: Dislocation, ThumbA dislocation is when the bones in a joint slip out of their normal position. A dislocated thumb may happen from a fall, blow, or sports injury, especially if the thumb is bent back or jammed.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dislocation-thumb.html/cb8c285a-a896-48be-b633-d26e63d83c41
A to Z: Dislocation, ToeA dislocation is when the bones in a joint slip out of their normal position. A dislocated toe may happen from a blow or jamming the toe, such as bumping the toe into furniture or during sports.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dislocation-toe.html/c79b67db-0210-4793-a9c5-07105c4aa810
A to Z: Disuse OsteoporosisSee: Osteoporosis, Disuse.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-disuse.html/1cb2b65f-eef5-4799-a239-92743a70049e
A to Z: EnchondromatosisSee: Chondrodystrophy.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-enchondromatosis.html/844b0857-43a5-4fc8-93d3-0c06b303e41a
A to Z: EnthesopathyLearn about rheumatic disorders and conditions that affect the joints and entheses.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-enthesopathy.html/ce6dd3e6-86c1-4264-914e-a60dff1dea46
A to Z: Fracture, BimalleolarLearn about types of lower extremity fractures and conditions that can affect the ankle and lower leg.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-fracture-bimalleolar.html/fdcf301a-ea61-4bf9-9564-568e11b090b5
A to Z: Fracture, ClavicleA clavicle fracture, or broken collarbone, is one of the most common broken bones among kids and teens.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-fracture-clavicle.html/eb019bae-9784-45e6-848b-dfac33af51fd
A to Z: Fracture, CollarboneA fall onto the shoulder or an outstretched arm can result in this type of broken bone. Learn more here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101539.html/946a41c7-50cb-4eef-accf-f611f36329fc
A to Z: Fracture, Distal Radius and UlnaFractures of the distal radius and ulna, or broken bones of the forearm, are common childhood injuries.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-fracture-distal-ulna.html/75ad743d-eb6e-42e9-bb3a-73272170f480
A to Z: Fracture, ElbowFractured (broken) elbows are a common injury in kids and teens.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-fracture-elbow.html/e80ebd09-22ed-478d-9f51-58d22de59722
A to Z: Fracture, FibulaA fractured fibula is a break to the smaller of the two bones in the lower leg.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-fracture-fibula.html/2f81fb06-2cb5-4064-b9a8-700c957e2c96
A to Z: Fracture, Lateral MalleolusLearn about types of lower extremity fractures and conditions that can affect the ankle and lower leg.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-fracture-malleolus.html/235b5f98-4192-4b75-bff7-9d2e7242398a
A to Z: Fracture, RadiusA fractured radius is a broken bone in the lower arm. It is a common injury that usually heals quickly.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-fracture-radius.html/510bb61a-4b84-4e5b-af7c-ec766d640132
A to Z: Fracture, Scaphoid (Wrist)A fractured scaphoid is a broken small bone in the wrist.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-fracture-scaphoid.html/8ee66a7c-f7ef-4bd8-ac58-b06da7ba3d28
A to Z: Gait Abnormality (Abnormality of Gait)Learn about abnormality of gait (or gait abnormality), an unusual walking pattern or style.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-gait.html/0754ffda-40fa-49f1-a0cb-3699689a44a6
A to Z: Genu ValgumLearn about common childhood orthopedic conditions and conditions that affect the legs and knees.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-genu-valgum.html/1e2700d7-936c-4f16-a332-dd7b5b376806
A to Z: Genu VarumLearn about common childhood orthopedic conditions and conditions that affect the legs and knees.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-genu-varum.html/6512d42f-224c-4fe6-bd67-14d011aea1bd
A to Z: Joint EffusionLearn more about this type of joint swelling that can caused by infections, injuries, and arthritis.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-joint-effusion.html/1e1e309b-68eb-489d-a5f8-107a3ad7d9b3
A to Z: KyphosisLearn more about kyphosis, an abnormal rounding of the spine.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-kyphosis.html/0a5b20b9-c5d0-45b4-8f34-0f5c37c3eaa1
A to Z: Kyphosis, CongenitalLearn more about congenital kyphosis, an abnormal rounding of the spine that develops before birth.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-kyphosis-congenital.html/5d8f8643-0505-45b6-bfce-c76eefa0d7a1
A to Z: Kyphosis, PosturalLearn more about postural kyphosis, an abnormal rounding of the spine caused by irregular development of bones and muscles, sometimes due to slouching or poor posture.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-postural-kyphosis.html/c3441b59-238a-434c-b879-fdd85d25ccd8
A to Z: Kyphosis, Scheuermann'sLearn more about Scheuermann's kyphosis, an abnormal rounding of the spine that can run in families and is usually seen in teens.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-kyphosis-scheurmann.html/e00c0294-18e8-41a1-9601-7ea919ab4761
A to Z: Lateral Malleolar FractureSee: Fracture, Lateral Malleolus.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-lateral-malleolar.html/b6ae4138-18ba-4b22-9017-4ba3f59e3f67
A to Z: Legg-Calvé-Perthes DiseaseLearn about this rare hip disorder, which is most common in boys.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-lcp.html/9389dfcc-e1c7-4535-9999-9b74891b1068
A to Z: LumbagoLearn about causes of back pain and conditions that affect the back and spine.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-lumbago.html/5d447ced-ef16-4bc7-9b24-c8960051d184
A to Z: Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) InjuriesLearn more about MCL injuries and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-mcl.html/6089bc5c-6d6c-4f28-a169-1c8042e37bf1
A to Z: Nursemaid's Elbow (Annular Ligament Displacement)Nursemaid's elbow is a common injury in young kids that happens when a ligament slips out of place near the elbow.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-nursemaid.html/a6109a43-932d-4c7f-8e84-f1078e72b3e0
A to Z: Ollier DiseaseSee: Chondrodystrophy.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ollier.html/0be06a0f-2fa0-438a-82fd-62a8294316ed
A to Z: Osteochondritis DissecansLearn about osteochondritis dissecans, a joint condition in which a piece of bone and cartilage become unattached, either partially or completely.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-osteochondritis-dissecans.html/4855cf3f-4022-45ae-abce-a21a535223d4
A to Z: OsteodystrophyLearn about complications of kidney and liver disease and conditions that affect bone development.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-osteodystrophy.html/df8ff84b-fcb7-47c7-b066-c8986dd26996
A to Z: Osteogenesis ImperfectaLearn more about congenital disorders and bone deformities.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-oi.html/f1bc6216-8a3f-49c9-a2e1-fd7e372510f3
A to Z: OsteoporosisMostly affecting older people, osteoporosis is a disease that weakens the bones, causing them to become brittle and easily fractured.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-osteoporosis.html/ebd73412-f119-4370-bcdb-a4fd48185aa9
A to Z: Osteoporosis, DisuseDisuse osteoporosis is bone loss that results from not enough stress or pressure on the bones, making them brittle and weak, and easy to fracture.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-osteoporosis-disuse.html/ee3821ba-da4c-40fa-81c1-a7823d708384
A to Z: Patellar DislocationPatellar dislocation happens when the patella (kneecap) slips out of its normal position.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-patellar.html/c4fea202-b73f-49da-a4fe-d2e3c7092b81
A to Z: Pectus CarinatumLearn more about pectus carinatum, commonly called pigeon chest.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-carinatum.html/0ef58fd5-27d0-4d81-a331-efc594480f23
A to Z: Pectus ExcavatumLearn more about pectus excavatum, commonly called sunken chest.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-excavatum.html/7547a59a-932d-47f8-a610-0a592a9c84e8
A to Z: Pott's FractureBimalleolar fracture, Pott's fracture, medial malleolus, lateral malleolus, ankle, ankle fracture, broken ankle, tibia, fibula, shinbone, operative fixation, surgery, malleolihttps://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-potts.html/25b85615-ba31-44e2-9405-71becc0e89d0
A to Z: ScoliosisLearn about scoliosis, an abnormal curvature in the spine often detected just before puberty begins.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-scoliosis.html/43280387-5b6f-483f-9183-361ccd30bf47
A to Z: Sever DiseaseSever disease is a painful bone disorder due to inflammation (swelling) of the growth plate in the heel.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-sever.html/a086ca74-a09e-4e28-bd71-dfe4e1d416de
A to Z: Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE)In slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE), the very top of the thighbone (called the femoral head) slips out of line with the rest of the thighbone, causing a weakened hip joint.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-scfe.html/d9476f3b-f7aa-441d-9fc7-864b3db3aff7
A to Z: Slipped DiscActivities and sports that put stress on the back can lead to a slipped disc, which can cause pain in the back, arms, and legs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-slipped-disc.html/1c1c3b75-a747-4c1b-9255-b7895516f203
A to Z: Spinal StenosisSpinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spaces in the spine, or backbone, where the spinal cord is located. Pressure placed on the spinal cord causes pain and disruption to some body functions.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-spinal-stenosis.html/111b650a-f2ca-4391-8fa7-5503524da478
A to Z: Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia (SED)Learn about genetic disorders and conditions that affect growth and development.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-sed.html/7b47e8a5-3b37-45fc-85c8-ab82b6fb86f6
A to Z: SpondylolisthesisSpondylolisthesis (or "slipped vertebra") is when one of the vertebrae slips forward and out of place on the vertebra beneath it.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-spondylolisthesis.html/8eb47487-8d96-4c08-9b50-7038cd94ba94
A to Z: SpondylolysisSpondylolysis is when there is a defect of a narrow piece of bone in the vertebra.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-spondylolysis.html/72c90818-8d44-4c63-a765-c71820ac62a3
A to Z: SprainSprains are common injuries, especially among active older kids and teens who play sports.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-sprain.html/969f7d49-4b33-47a5-8276-97cc12ea43e7
A to Z: Sprain, AnkleAnkle sprains are common in kids and teens who play sports. They happen when the ligaments that support the ankle get overly stretched or torn.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-sprain-ankle.html/7ad07147-7ab9-468a-a9f1-a96b4b223d0e
A to Z: Sprain, KneeA knee sprain happens when a ligament is stretched or torn because the knee gets twisted, bent, or hit.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-sprain-knee.html/7abf18ab-8ae5-4c17-8147-b407b5fdabea
A to Z: Sprain, WristA sprain is the stretch or partial tear of ligaments (which connect two bones). A wrist sprain happens when the ligaments that support the wrist bend or twist too far.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-sprain-wrist.html/26bb1349-dddc-462c-bef5-41bf0fe92756
A to Z: Talipes EquinovarusLearn about birth defects and congenital conditions that affect the feet and legs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-talipes.html/9d97e332-4572-4587-83e8-b32924517336
A to Z: TenosynovitisLearn about overuse injuries and conditions that affect the tendons and muscles.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tenosynovitis.html/fe3b24f9-0712-4d30-90e2-b851737fd28e
A to Z: Fracture, Patella (Kneecap)A fractured patella is a broken kneecap (the flat, round bone that protects the knee joint).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-fracture-patella.html/c982b600-5f5f-48e9-8d66-87007673d308
MmKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter M.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/m/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpg2aba21ee-5cd5-4788-a60d-af36b997b6c6A to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, m, M
A to Z Symptom: Malaise and FatigueMalaise and fatigue are common symptoms of a wide-ranging list of ailments. Malaise refers to an overall feeling of discomfort and lack of well-being. Fatigue is extreme tiredness and lack of energy or motivation for everyday activities.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-malaise.html/c20b2e41-3772-4eaf-b2a2-a9139bdb7026
A to Z Symptoms: Muscle WeaknessA to Z Symptoms: Muscle Weaknesshttps://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-symptoms-muscle-weakness.html/18aa2a6c-5a55-4353-9d2a-f48eaabc0890
A to Z: MRSALearn about causes and complications of skin infections.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-mrsa.html/9a239e5c-f208-4ea5-98bf-03a0f2178e3b
A to Z: Marcus Gunn SyndromeMarcus Gunn syndrome is a congenital condition where a drooping eyelid briefly opens wider and appears to wink when the jaw is moved. https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-marcus-gunn.html/a956bc94-6912-469c-8137-c6ca2169a52b
A to Z: Meatal StenosisThe meatus is the opening in the penis where urine (pee) comes out. In meatal stenosis, the meatus is too small.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-meatal.html/16e87cc4-988a-4992-8986-4e43d01f784d
A to Z: Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) InjuriesLearn more about MCL injuries and how they're treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-mcl.html/6089bc5c-6d6c-4f28-a169-1c8042e37bf1
A to Z: Meibomian CystA meibomian cyst, or chalazion, is a lump on the inner side of the eyelid. It occurs when one of the small oil glands becomes blocked.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-meibomian-cyst.html/764a9594-9d91-4a5b-9208-e27f550a25b6
A to Z: Meningitis, BacterialLearn about this rare but serious condition in which bacteria invade the membranes around the brain and spinal cord.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-meningitis-bacterial.html/a870594e-68c0-4be1-8146-dfabe51d660b
A to Z: Meningitis, ViralSometimes viruses can spread to the meninges, the membrane around the brain and spinal cord, and cause more severe illness. Learn about it here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-meningitis-viral.html/7b1e5687-60e6-4bc0-b396-9ce39d0fca46
A to Z: Mental Disorder, Non-psychoticLearn about types of mental disorders and conditions that affect thinking and behavior.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-mental-nonpsychotic.html/1c57bcf3-221d-48d6-a27a-4d8d0771995d
A to Z: Metabolic SyndromeMetabolic syndrome is a group of separate health problems that often happen together in a person. https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-metabolic-syndrome.html/3caa0dec-25c2-432d-ab95-e5fe11f04844
A to Z: MicrocephalyMicrocephaly is a rare condition in which a child's brain doesn't fully develop, resulting in an abnormally small head size.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-microcephaly.html/90714464-9b24-4a26-974e-3b4ead6e0b1d
A to Z: MigraineA migraine is a recurring headache that often causes nausea, dizziness, and sensitivity to light, sound, or smell.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-migraine.html/68600b77-4e27-45ff-bdbe-66331ab2c78e
A to Z: Migraine, Without AuraA migraine without aura is a migraine headache that happens without previous warning signs (auras).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-migraine-no-aura.html/6f60aea1-ebc4-44ac-b071-a451026d5ba7
A to Z: Mitochondrial DisorderMitochondrial disorders affect the function of mitochondria, tiny structures within the body's cells that turn sugar and oxygen into the energy the cells need to do their jobs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-mitochondrial-disorder.html/ff88eb3d-fbf0-45eb-b4e2-48a102988d7a
A to Z: Molluscum ContagiosumMolluscum contagiosum is a common wart-like viral skin infection that goes away on its own over time.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-molluscum.html/94a9ea1a-fc50-45cc-8ffa-1309a1cb1c3d
A to Z: Mononeuritis MultiplexLearn about complications of neurologic disorders and conditions that can affect the peripheral nerves.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-mononeuritis-multiplex.html/3ccd8b71-aa5b-46ed-a8d3-2be213c736b0
A to Z: MononucleosisLearn more about mononucleosis, an infection caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) with flu-like symptoms.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-mononucleosis.html/6da6b078-0c6a-490e-b98f-5e8b145c6dc2
A to Z: Mucopolysaccharidosis (Hunter Syndrome)Mucopolysaccharidosis, or Hunter syndrome, is a rare genetic disorder that affects mostly males.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-mucopolysaccharidosis.html/29d05b8a-68ef-4311-85fc-a3dc6b515f4c
A to Z: Multiple Sclerosis (MS)Learn about about multiple sclerosis (MS), a chronic disease affecting the central nervous system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ms.html/8ad06c21-0136-46aa-a9b5-0049e28b04c7
A to Z: MyalgiaLearn about causes of muscle pain and conditions that affect muscles and muscle groups.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-myalgia.html/9d3492a6-fe1b-42f9-a4ea-3a1419747f37
A to Z: Myasthenia Gravis (MG)Learn about myasthenia gravis, an autoimmune disease that causes weakness in the voluntary muscles.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-mg.html/1c042f93-8c96-452f-ba20-e60952acb270
A to Z: MyelomeningoceleLearn about birth defects and conditions that affect the spinal cord and spinal column.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-myelomeningocele.html/ce6bd863-7147-4abb-9c6b-95ed0dcbe8e7
A to Z: MyoclonusLearn more about the central nervous system and symptoms of nervous system disorders.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-myoclonus.html/da5951e3-da8e-487a-b1d4-9cf559276ef0
A to Z: MyopiaMyopia is nearsightedness, a common condition in which someone can see things that are close clearly, but things that are farther away appear blurry.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-myopia.html/f6c37268-d562-4c5e-aa1a-a5e20dd03525
A to Z: MyositisLearn about causes of muscle weakness and conditions that affect muscles and muscle tissue.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-myositis.html/4e034de6-aeb9-4da3-ba35-9c7235034cb5
A to Z: Myringitis, BullousLearn about bullous myringitis, an infection of the tympanic membrane (eardrum).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-bullous.html/49d23547-b7de-48cd-83f8-1bdf2d7a556c
A to Z: Myringitis, InfectiousLearn about bullous myringitis, an infection of the tympanic membrane (eardrum).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-myringitis-infectious.html/9b83723a-3b44-4ee2-9a77-e5698cb2d21a
A to Z: MSSALearn about causes and complications of skin infections.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-mssa.html/941a2530-bd8a-4676-b5f9-a979b927ea38
DdKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter D.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/d/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpgea832f9e-73e8-4b90-84cb-752635083753A to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, d, D
A to Z Symptom: DiarrheaDiarrhea (loose, watery, or more frequent stools) can be a symptom of many conditions, including common infections. Most cases go away in a few days with proper home care.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-symptoms-diarrhea.html/f53ce410-2dfb-43f0-a4e1-1e43c95c9ba3
A to Z Symptom: DizzinessDizziness refers to feelings of lightheadedness, vertigo, or disequilibrium.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-symptoms-dizziness.html/0b457eea-31ed-4560-9179-81db83fe7b71
A to Z: Deformity, AcquiredLearn about complications of injuries and illnesses and conditions that affect the size and shape of body parts.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-deformity-acquired.html/092b6463-349f-417f-ad41-c507554fea91
A to Z: Deformity, CongenitalLearn about types of birth defects and conditions that affect the size and shape of body parts.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-deformity-congenital.html/08290211-34ea-44e2-99cd-ad5044d98221
A to Z: DehydrationLearn about dehydration, a condition that occurs when someone loses more fluids than he or she takes in.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dehydration.html/c78591e4-8c43-407f-b867-cc26e62738e8
A to Z: Dental CavitiesA dental cavity is a hole in the tooth that can grow bigger and deeper over time.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dental-cavities.html/2e22e87b-89c9-4123-9704-923af2f253ce
A to Z: DepressionDepression is a mood disorder that can affect people of all ages, including kids and teens. https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-depression.html/24673179-aa72-46cf-aa74-0a2cf4fb8eeb
A to Z: DermatitisLearn about dermatitis, inflammation of the skin that causes itching and discomfort.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dermatitis.html/03fae299-303f-4ab0-92fc-da46c967dded
A to Z: Dermatitis, AtopicLearn about atopic dermatitis, an inflammation of the skin that causes itching and discomfort.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dermatitis-atopic.html/1c54f661-879c-4304-afee-14d56da1862f
A to Z: Dermatitis, ContactLearn about contact dermatitis, inflammation of the skin that causes itching and discomfort.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dermatitis-contact.html/f2996686-a129-42d8-a0d3-60bef20e3195
A to Z: Dermatitis, Infantile SeborrheicLearn about dermatitis, inflammation of the skin that causes itching and discomfort.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dermatitis-infantile-seborrheic.html/9b6352e4-6ac7-48cd-ad57-26095381d645
A to Z: Dermatitis, SeborrheicLearn about seborrheic dermatitis, inflammation of the skin that causes itching and discomfort.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dermatitis-seborrheic.html/cfdb5861-5d7f-47cb-b052-5887d10bddbb
A to Z: DermatomyositisLearn about dermatomyositis, an inflammatory muscle disease that weakens muscles and produces a distinctive skin rash.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dermatomyositis.html/d4ec58f2-8641-40e0-ab43-c82836554907
A to Z: Dermatophytosis (Ringworm)Dermatophytosis, or ringworm, is a highly contagious infection of the skin, hair, or nails caused by a type of fungus called a dermatophyte.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dermatophytosis.html/47a1be53-b541-4af2-8e60-7c95c83a4c15
A to Z: Developmental DelayAs kids grow they develop socially and emotionally, and they learn speech, language, motor skills, and cognitive thinking. But in some kids that development can be delayed. Learn more here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101526.html/ebc30623-4875-4b98-9517-9d48251fc8a4
A to Z: Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH)In this condition, dislocation of the hip joint around the time of birth can affect a child's growth, development, and movement.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ddh.html/ed6bc415-733b-4f3b-b732-4e39e3743e8f
A to Z: DiabetesDiabetes is a disease that affects the way the body handles glucose, a sugar released by the foods we eat.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-diabetes.html/2d6b2723-e2af-49d9-a0a7-7c166a4bb7db
A to Z: Diabetes Insipidus, CentralIn central diabetes insipidus, the kidneys make large amounts of urine, causing the body to lose too much water.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-central-diabetes-insipidus.html/9beeaeec-2438-4d73-ab88-bd2263eebfbf
A to Z: Diabetes Insipidus, NephrogenicIn nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, the body loses too much water because of a problem with the kidneys.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-nephrogenic.html/cf1d3d24-7daf-42af-b49d-1490931f116a
A to Z: Diabetes, Type 1Diabetes is a disease that affects how the body uses glucose. In type 1 diabetes, the pancreas doesn't make enough insulin, a chemical in the body that helps glucose enter the cells.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-diabetes-type-1.html/95301207-7d98-4f6b-a67e-5ac0155f2890
A to Z: Diabetes, Type 2Diabetes is a disease that affects how the body uses glucose. In type 2 diabetes, the body can't respond normally to insulin, a hormone that helps glucose enter the cells.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-diabetes-type-2.html/a25f260f-85cb-470b-81ad-4b052caacf5b
A to Z: Diabetic KetoacidosisDiabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) can be a life-threatening complication of uncontrolled diabetes.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ketoacidosis.html/5fc257d6-e322-4225-9aa4-f4f923f2273d
A to Z: Diastrophic DysplasiaDiastrophic dysplasia is a rare genetic disorder that interferes with bone development and causes abnormal bone growth and dwarfism (short stature). https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-diastrophic-dysplasia.html/1a06f093-7213-4efc-bbf6-7822c0121b8e
A to Z: DiplegiaLearn about conditions that affect the brain, central nervous system, and muscle coordination.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-diplegia.html/d914fd88-b918-4212-9169-2312a47a3f2d
A to Z: Dislocation, ElbowA dislocation is when the bones in a joint slip out of their normal position. A dislocated elbow happesn when the upper and lower parts of the arm to slip out of position.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dislocation-elbow.html/41412e0e-9d09-4904-9381-9f0e09783fa2
A to Z: Dislocation, FingerA dislocation is when the bones in a joint slip out of their normal position. A finger dislocation may happen from a fall, blow, or sports injury, especially if the finger is bent back or jammed.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dislocation-finger.html/e58f92f4-4824-43a8-b3b0-7966263ca487
A to Z: Dislocation, HipA dislocation is when the bones in a joint slip out of their normal position. A hip dislocation is an injury that occurs when the ball of the thighbone moves out of the socket of the hipbone.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dislocation-hip.html/97cd7c0a-03f9-4947-9b45-95afd381ef26
A to Z: Dislocation, ShoulderA shoulder dislocation causes the top of the upper arm bone (humerus) to slip out of its normal position in the shoulder socket.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dislocation-shoulder.html/4d99f3a7-7077-447c-a5fc-b0663f694e20
A to Z: Dislocation, ThumbA dislocation is when the bones in a joint slip out of their normal position. A dislocated thumb may happen from a fall, blow, or sports injury, especially if the thumb is bent back or jammed.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dislocation-thumb.html/cb8c285a-a896-48be-b633-d26e63d83c41
A to Z: Dislocation, ToeA dislocation is when the bones in a joint slip out of their normal position. A dislocated toe may happen from a blow or jamming the toe, such as bumping the toe into furniture or during sports.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dislocation-toe.html/c79b67db-0210-4793-a9c5-07105c4aa810
A to Z: Disuse OsteoporosisSee: Osteoporosis, Disuse.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-disuse.html/1cb2b65f-eef5-4799-a239-92743a70049e
A to Z: Down SyndromeLearn about Down syndrome (DS), a condition in which extra genetic material causes delays in the way a child develops, both mentally and physically.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-down.html/6bf56856-980b-43c2-9e45-cc4b45439fca
A to Z: Drug Withdrawal, NewbornNewborn babies who were exposed to drugs or alcohol while in the womb can develop this syndrome after birth. Learn about it here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-drug-withdrawal.html/d4a7a9f8-d271-4571-a3ec-80b1eed31af3
A to Z: DuodenitisLearn more about diseases and conditions of the stomach and digestive system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-duodenitis.html/0e149301-94cc-437b-a7ff-d43969b877de
A to Z: Dysmenorrhea"Dysmenorrhea" means difficult or painful periods.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dysmennorhea.html/54beab89-9b62-4706-a5f9-c8fa6a9c173f
A to Z: DysphagiaSwallowing difficulties can affect many aspects of a child's health, including feeding, breathing, and overall growth.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dysphagia.html/277608f9-5550-4ae5-aedd-c79a35feba91
A to Z: DyspneaLearn more about difficult or labored breathing.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dyspnea.html/fc2b3b3d-a193-404a-9ee3-f359e8e9bad3
A to Z: DysrhythmiaLearn more about dysrhythmia: an abnormality in the heart's beat or rhythm caused by electrical impulses functioning improperly.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dysrhythmia.html/0e4ae185-d921-4fd8-b04c-796d04149f04
A to Z: DysuriaLearn more about dysuria (or painful urination) and its treatment.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-dysuria.html/67999468-2e78-4e6c-9631-fa619894b605
XxKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter X.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/x/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpged9a80df-0233-4451-98ce-bc097926ff4aA to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, x, X
A to Z: XXY SyndromeLearn genetic disorders and conditions that can affect social and sexual development.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-xxy.html/a1f697ad-4d85-49df-a9cd-f4500fd544e5
A to Z: XerophthalmiaLearn about this conditions that causes dry eyes.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-xerophthalmia.html/f669687b-aaca-49a3-8204-b7941d9e8d39
KkKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter K.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/k/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpg8c5e094e-af88-4afc-a743-b0497186b7ffA to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, k, K
A to Z: Kawasaki DiseaseLearn about Kawasaki disease, an illness that involves the skin, mouth, and lymph nodes.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-kawasaki.html/91930e9c-3a53-4ae2-a02c-580bbed767ea
A to Z: KeloidsLearn about complications of wound healing and conditions that affect the skin.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-keloids.html/58f453a6-9ab6-46e7-a4fb-42f2209e2cfe
A to Z: Kidney DiseaseKidney disease is when there's a problem with the kidneys and they can't do a good job of filtering waste. https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-kidney-disease.html/63ed3bb3-67e4-4683-9a82-afc8e3414acc
A to Z: Kidney FailureWhen the kidneys stop working, they can't help the body remove waste. Learn more about this condition and how doctors treat it.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-kidney-failure.html/c10c1719-7366-484d-b3a0-924fab7df7ef
A to Z: Kidney StonesLearn more about diseases and conditions of the blood and kidneys.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-kidneystones.html/d89e54e7-d1b8-4172-b1a4-86c09c684a4b
A to Z: Kleine-Levin SyndromeLearn about this rare disorder that primarily affects adolescent males.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-kleine.html/dca7e6f2-a107-41e2-9947-6080e43f1afe
A to Z: Klinefelter SyndromeLearn about genetic disorders and conditions that can affect social and sexual development.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-klinefelter.html/f9d945d5-b5d2-466a-a4ba-2d8ba8439bac
A to Z: Kohler's DiseaseKohler's disease is a rare cause of foot pain that develops from temporary changes in bones in the feet as kids grow.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-kohler.html/60d71b05-92bd-4d29-bf1a-b9c23da07a71
A to Z: KyphosisLearn more about kyphosis, an abnormal rounding of the spine.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-kyphosis.html/0a5b20b9-c5d0-45b4-8f34-0f5c37c3eaa1
A to Z: Kyphosis, CongenitalLearn more about congenital kyphosis, an abnormal rounding of the spine that develops before birth.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-kyphosis-congenital.html/5d8f8643-0505-45b6-bfce-c76eefa0d7a1
A to Z: Kyphosis, PosturalLearn more about postural kyphosis, an abnormal rounding of the spine caused by irregular development of bones and muscles, sometimes due to slouching or poor posture.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-postural-kyphosis.html/c3441b59-238a-434c-b879-fdd85d25ccd8
A to Z: Kyphosis, Scheuermann'sLearn more about Scheuermann's kyphosis, an abnormal rounding of the spine that can run in families and is usually seen in teens.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-kyphosis-scheurmann.html/e00c0294-18e8-41a1-9601-7ea919ab4761
YyKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter Y.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/y/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpg9aef4d3e-18a1-48c2-a3c8-8d2f64497caeA to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, y, Y
A to Z: Yeast InfectionSee: Candidiasis.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-yeast-infection.html/7178645d-22f5-4b42-87c5-b9d71a13e967
A to Z: Yellow FeverLearn about viral infections and diseases that can be transmitted from mosquitoes to humans.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-yellow-fever.html/75441955-1bc0-4673-94b0-7405faa0757c
A to Z: Yersinia EnterocolitisSee: Yersiniosis.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-yersinia.html/8308b4d4-69d5-4974-9513-eaf42c61be23
A to Z: YersiniosisLearn more about bacterial infections and illnesses that result from improper food preparation.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-yersiniosis.html/07347f56-cbcf-42c7-abeb-129758cbf748
JjKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter J.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/j/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpg63c52edc-57aa-4d0b-bcf5-4d2db9e3725fA to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, j, J
A to Z: JaundiceLearn about jaundice, when the skin and whites of the eyes appear yellow due to excess bilirubin in the blood.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-jaundice.html/ff478595-ff39-4d4a-bff5-c509ead305a6
A to Z: Joint EffusionLearn more about this type of joint swelling that can caused by infections, injuries, and arthritis.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-joint-effusion.html/1e1e309b-68eb-489d-a5f8-107a3ad7d9b3
A to Z: Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)Learn about juvenile idiopathic arthritis, which usually occurs in kids and teens under age 17.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-jia.html/f9f27f5d-454b-4eec-938b-cd6e93f02919
A to Z: Juvenile Myoclonic EpilepsyKids and teens with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) have multiple seizures that usually start around puberty and continue into adulthood unless the seizures are controlled by medicine.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/jme.html/da95bba3-59c1-410e-a595-390b8c74790e
A to Z: Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)See: Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-j-rheumatoid.html/6a646315-94bb-4ad6-8a02-de6609105e5f
PpKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter P.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/p/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpge492181e-6c97-4cd3-8738-cebc1f62bc38A to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, p, P
A to Z: PalpitationsLearn about arrhythmias and conditions that affect the heart and heartbeat.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-palpitations.html/d630ff54-93c4-4dcf-82d1-34ad1992c21f
A to Z: Panarteritis NodosaSee Polyarteritis Nodosa.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-panarteritis-nodosa.html/f21b0f56-59fb-4f69-8315-e8ae00f9071c
A to Z: PancreatitisLearn more about pancreatitis, an inflammation of the pancreas that can cause severe belly pain and vomiting.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pancreatitis.html/b506756c-3fe7-46ce-8c45-5c991e403877
A to Z: Panic DisorderLearn about panic disorder, an anxiety disorder in which a person experiences recurrent feelings of intense fear when there's no real threat or danger.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-panic-disorder.html/0892bcc6-28e2-4d63-a358-dae90cd9ae6c
A to Z: Panniculitis, PopsicleLearn about causes of skin inflammation and conditions that affect infants and young children.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-panniculitis.html/b2846612-185b-4a3a-bc0f-a93910c68b98
A to Z: Paralytic IleusLearn about intestinal blockages and conditions that affect the digestive tract.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-paralytic-ileus.html/e0147e41-97d3-4456-893c-a63169d31d34
A to Z: ParesthesiaParathesia is a burning, prickling, itching, or tingling "pins and needles" skin sensation. Anyone who has had a foot "fall asleep" has experienced temporary paresthesia.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-paresthesia.html/b726a37c-7800-40a8-9d12-11b98de425fb
A to Z: ParonychiaParonychia, an infection of the skin around a fingernail or toenail, usually isn't a serious problem.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-paronychia.html/21bd2d29-69ef-42f4-b4fc-5b98585fe887
A to Z: Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (PSVT)Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) is a type of arrhythmia in which the heart beats very rapidly.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-psvt.html/19417543-5cb3-4372-b31f-33695659dbbb
A to Z: Patellar DislocationPatellar dislocation happens when the patella (kneecap) slips out of its normal position.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-patellar.html/c4fea202-b73f-49da-a4fe-d2e3c7092b81
A to Z: Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)Learn about heart conditions that affect newborn and premature babies.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pda.html/668e51f1-4ee8-4400-b09c-465935f63c0f
A to Z: Pectus CarinatumLearn more about pectus carinatum, commonly called pigeon chest.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-carinatum.html/0ef58fd5-27d0-4d81-a331-efc594480f23
A to Z: Pectus ExcavatumLearn more about pectus excavatum, commonly called sunken chest.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-excavatum.html/7547a59a-932d-47f8-a610-0a592a9c84e8
A to Z: Peptic UlcersPeptic ulcers are painful sores in the lining of the stomach or upper part of the small intestine. https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-peptic-ulcer.html/1fd67833-2f47-41b9-b1e6-6a9ffde248d3
A to Z: Periarteritis NodosaSee Polyarteritis Nodosa.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-periarteritis-nodosa.html/e11bfc0e-32e6-4d7d-8bbe-6bdc03f35f22
A to Z: PericarditisLearn about complications of infections and conditions that affect the heart.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pericarditis.html/7529cdbf-016e-4b98-b0e9-ef412e343fb9
A to Z: PeritonitisLearn more about bacterial infections, problems of the gastrointestinal tract, and complications related to infections and diseases of the abdominal organs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-peritonitis.html/04faaf3d-bc68-4528-bcaa-354bdde146d7
A to Z: Peritonsillar AbscessA peritonsillar abscess is an area of pus-filled tissue at the back of the mouth, next to one of the tonsils.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-peritonsillar.html/c0147e6a-ee2f-4c22-8a41-31282ee6a933
A to Z: Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD)Learn more about this type of autism that can impair social skills, delay speech, and cause repetitive behaviors.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101543.html/dbf0fd5f-14ff-46d8-a994-09565a392a6d
A to Z: PhenylketonuriaIn this genetic disorder, the body cannot break down the amino acid phenylalanine, which then builds up in the system and affects the brain. Learn more.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101530.html/8b3e5051-fd8f-4af1-a951-a96a47c0bac0
A to Z: PhimosisLearn about phimosis, a condition that affects the penis and foreskin in uncircumcised males.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-phimosis.html/d9dc7865-3848-4835-a309-4dc026839ef5
A to Z: Pilonidal CystLearn more about skin infections, cysts, and abscesses.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pilonidal.html/7282d79c-de15-4d97-9fe0-83505bb7e825
A to Z: Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)Pinkeye (conjunctivitis) is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, the tissue covering the white part of the eye and the inner surface of the eyelid.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pinkeye.html/0c0d7e9a-5ad4-4d12-90c7-8a4192f0c44e
A to Z: Pituitary DwarfismPituitary dwarfism is a condition in which the pituitary gland does not make enough growth hormone, resulting in a child's slow growth pattern and unusually small stature.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pituitary-dwarfism.html/902200ed-bb04-4c8b-a3f3-feb45256b728
A to Z: Pityriasis RoseaLearn about rashes and other conditions that affect the skin.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pityriasis.html/400f34b7-6f8e-404a-b5db-82df06d4b296
A to Z: Pneumonia, BacterialBacterial pneumonia is a lung infection caused by bacteria (such as staph or strep).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pneumonia-bacterial.html/60087846-be18-41ee-917d-eab4515bb365
A to Z: Pneumonia, MycoplasmaMycoplasma pneumonia, also called walking pneumonia or atypical pneumonia, is a mild lung infection caused by bacteria.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pneumonia-mycoplasma.html/35beb010-670d-466e-9c41-ebf31b96592b
A to Z: Pneumonia, ViralLearn about viral pneumonia, a lung infection caused by a virus.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pneumonia-viral.html/51133ad9-dcd6-4831-9279-d3455e1ce141
A to Z: PneumonitisIn this illness, something a person inhales can cause irritation and swelling in the lungs. Learn more here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101537.html/ead183b5-1e88-46cc-9074-e35dd305c2d9
A to Z: Polyarteritis NodosaLearn about polyarteritis nodosa (PAN), a rare disease causing inflammation of the blood vessels.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-polyarteritis.html/68466e0e-e854-49ee-86fe-351011837e57
A to Z: PolymyositisPolymyositis is an uncommon disease that causes muscle weakness, pain, and inflammation. It usually affects adults.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-polymyositis.html/2fef4c52-abcc-4b67-bd59-a2678f7f0600
A to Z: Postoperative InfectionLearn about postoperative infections, which are any kind of infections that occur following a surgical procedure.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-postoperative.html/1a0d1691-146f-49dc-a54c-97841dd7617c
A to Z: Postoperative PainPostoperative pain is pain or discomfort after surgery.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-postoperative-pain.html/75e9bb57-9138-41c7-9881-f3ca3643be6f
A to Z: Pott's FractureBimalleolar fracture, Pott's fracture, medial malleolus, lateral malleolus, ankle, ankle fracture, broken ankle, tibia, fibula, shinbone, operative fixation, surgery, malleolihttps://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-potts.html/25b85615-ba31-44e2-9405-71becc0e89d0
A to Z: Precocious PubertyLearn about hormonal disorders and conditions that can affect childhood sexual development.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-precocious-puberty.html/65f3d14b-3d8b-4882-a3de-d467a604d881
A to Z: Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor (PNET)Primitive neuroectodermal tumors, or PNETs, are tumors that can happen anywhere in the brain or spine.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pnet.html/578b70a1-8a9a-47a1-acd4-772ca17df954
A to Z: ProcidentiaLearn about conditions that affect the rectum, anus, and digestive system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-procidentia.html/9c0749c4-0885-4afa-a3a6-61c6b7d2caf0
A to Z: Pseudotumor CerebriSee: Hypertension, Intracranial.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pseudotumor-cerebri.html/446e295f-3b7a-4ee5-a3f5-b780f11ed688
A to Z: PsychosisLearn about symptoms of mental illness and conditions that affect thinking and behavior.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-psychosis.html/f9dfeb59-bdab-4ecc-893f-9c027153c5ca
A to Z: Pulmonary Artery SlingWith this condition, an artery carrying blood from the heart to the lungs can form a sling around the windpipe and block air flow. Learn more about it here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101536.html/4d166f42-7a62-4412-8a1f-dcaabba7988a
A to Z: Pulmonic Valvular StenosisLearn about this congenital heart defect that alters blood flow through the heart and lungs and can affect a child's growth and circulation.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pulmonic-valvular-stenosis.html/68865371-777b-4ceb-a9fe-b0bff5b4322f
A to Z: Purpura, AllergicSee: Henoch-Schönlein Purpura (HSP).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-purpura-allergic.html/d3422b16-13b9-49b6-bd80-7ff865c7ae22
A to Z: Purpura, AnaphylactoidSee: Henoch-Schönlein Purpura (HSP).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-purpura-anaphylactoid.html/88cb5a83-d659-4389-b119-9738f8315965
A to Z: Purpura, Henoch-Schönlein (HSP)See: Henoch-Schönlein Purpura (HSP).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-purpura-hsp.html/fc425c0a-7178-41c1-8660-5379a19d85e7
A to Z: Purpura, Schönlein-HenochSee: Henoch-Schönlein Purpura (HSP).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-purpura-sh.html/592f947d-f163-4bca-9449-3c0770e1c641
A to Z: PyelonephritisLearn more about pyelonephritis and how it's treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pyelonephritis.html/7a995442-0815-40e8-bd91-c46beb278be1
A to Z: Pyloric StenosisPyloric stenosis is a condition that happens during infancy, and affects the lower part of the stomach.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-plyloricstenosis.html/37ba58bc-202b-42c8-827c-bc44a371c519
A to Z: Pyogenic Arthritis (Septic Arthritis)Pyogenic, or septic, arthritis is a serious and painful infection of a joint. It's most common in children from birth to age 3 and older adults.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pyogenic-arthritis.html/c0825aeb-9cea-4ba9-a474-2c4f4476f096
A to Z: Pseudotumor CerebriLearn about pseudotumor cerebri, a disorder in which the pressure is too high in the fluid that surrounds the brain.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-pseudotumor.html/02d07a32-ef5d-433e-8a85-4a43312660e8
IiKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter I.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/i/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpgac94889e-1a22-45af-9d07-d79d39816188A to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, i, I
A to Z: Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic PurpuraLearn about immune system responses and conditions that can affect the blood.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-itp.html/a110afce-c221-4802-a7e1-21fabf83b36b
A to Z: IleusLearn about intestinal blockages and conditions that affect the digestive tract.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ileus.html/326d486c-50e9-42a2-993b-4c1b45714773
A to Z: Immune Thrombocytopenic PurpuraSee: Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-immune-thrombo.html/d0ab01b1-f4fe-4a32-a3b6-72ff2506f843
A to Z: Impacted CerumenLearn more about imnpacted earwax build-up, which can cause temporary hearing loss and ear pain.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-impacted-cerumen.html/4c7dfdd9-0544-4830-81ec-94f7e9dbc7ad
A to Z: ImpetigoImpetigo is a contagious skin infection caused by bacteria.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-impetigo.html/a4f6c3b4-4d7b-4aab-8b06-707bb8400185
A to Z: Infection, SkinA skin infection is a condition where bacteria or other germs enter the skin through a wound and spread, causing pain, swelling, and discoloration.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-infection-skin.html/a19d7c88-4748-42f4-9c47-e5b0d0ebe773
A to Z: Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseInflammatory bowel disease is a term medical people use for two diseases of the intestines, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, that cause problems in the intestine. https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ibd.html/3bc7e670-2454-4ae4-85f2-25a703d90be5
A to Z: Influenza (Flu)Learn more about influenza (the flu), a highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory tract.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-influenza.html/1f239ac3-d192-41e4-aec1-703c19a2081e
A to Z: Insect Bites/Stings, Non-VenomousBites from non-venomous insects are the result of an insect attempting to feed upon a person's blood. Non-venomous means the insect does not inject poisons through its bite.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-insect-nonvenomous.html/fcc69e27-5eeb-4d09-911c-45705fa7c7f8
A to Z: Insect Bites/Stings, VenomousVenomous insects bite or sting people as a way to defend themselves. They inject a poison (venom) into a person through their mouth or stinger which causes a reaction.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-insect-venomous.html/11f2446b-fdc3-4c4b-adb5-44719f887cd9
A to Z: Interrupted Aortic ArchRead about this condition in which the aorta has developed in a way that divides it into two parts and interrupts the proper flow of blood.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-interrupted-aortic-arch.html/836af905-966b-46a7-9ef2-242751dd1ea2
A to Z: Interventricular Septal DefectLearn about congenital heart defects and conditions that affect the heart and circulatory system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-interventricular.html/1cccf5bf-52fd-407c-a3c3-c2006df03fe9
A to Z: Intestinal MalabsorptionLearn about gastrointestinal problems and conditions that affect the digestive system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-intestinal-malabsorption.html/4223925c-f6d8-4a35-9dad-a4aa9ef01f20
A to Z: Intestinal MalrotationMalrotation is twisting of the bowel that happens when a baby's intestines don't develop properly in the uterus. It can be a medical emergency.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-intestinal-malrotation.html/1d4c6eb1-ad2a-4d23-8560-d136707d5a31
A to Z: Intracerebral HemorrhageSee: Hemorrhage, Intracerebral.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-intracerebral.html/5e186073-044e-4cd3-900d-1d454f092c25
A to Z: IntussusceptionIntussusception is a problem with the intestine in which one portion of the bowel slides into the next.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-intussusception.html/fdc23bb1-e208-4270-b9ad-e5a48f7b6a3b
A to Z: IridocyclitisLearn more about conditions of the eyes and factors that may contribute to vision loss.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-iridocyclitis.html/fab7e865-aa87-4ce6-8a87-534fd1743315
A to Z: IritisLearn more about conditions of the eyes and factors that may contribute to vision loss.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-iritis.html/a9f1f7c4-1968-4f6b-9b4d-4f0c4e9d2ccb
A to Z: Iron-Deficiency AnemiaIron-deficiency anemia occurs when there aren't enough healthy red blood cells in the bloodstream to carry oxygen to the body's tissues.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-iron-deficiency-anemia.html/30e28e32-63ca-4479-81bf-649529abb372
A to Z: Irritable Bowel SyndromeIrritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common intestinal disorder that can cause cramps, gas, bloating, diarrhea, and constipation. It is sometimes called a "nervous stomach" or a "spastic colon."https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-ibs.html/9949109c-7142-4726-96b7-62fa94fba261
ZzKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter Z.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/z/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpg8237e9fc-d60b-4a13-9d2f-038bab1c1099A to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, z, Z
A to Z: Zika VirusZika is a virus that a person can get from being bitten by an infected mosquito. The virus is of particular concern for pregnant women and women who may become pregnant.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-zika.html/4babce57-1222-487a-9de2-82b11e2f300b
A to Z: ZonaLearn about viral infections and causes of skin conditions.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-zona.html/46607536-69dd-473a-ae5a-a77f4b59ad16
A to Z: ZoonosisLearn more about diseases, infections, and conditions transmitted to humans from animals.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-zoonosis.html/7ccf5a95-d9d1-442c-804c-44062c283904
SsKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter S.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/s/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpg874f4bcb-5051-42ab-a7b5-b37a962efe69A to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, s, S
A to Z Symptom: SeizureSeizures can be frightening, but most last only a few minutes and stop on their own.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-symptoms-seizure.html/0fb8f7f2-36d8-4bb6-bafd-2424f9df6652
A to Z Symptom: Sore ThroatA sore throat can be caused by many things, from viral and bacterial infections to seasonal allergies and gastroesophageal reflux.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-symptoms-sore-throat.html/1b29ea87-1eb3-49b8-9895-c53bf0b2a43f
A to Z: Sanfilippo SyndromeSanfilippo syndrome makes the body unable to break down certain carbohydrates (sugars) in the blood, leading to serious problems in the brain and nervous system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-sanfilippo.html/8810487c-62f2-4003-a460-8479a2b15f85
A to Z: SarcoidosisLearn about abnormal immune system responses and disorders that can affect the lungs, lymph system, and other organs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-sarcoidosis.html/373dcab1-132b-4f64-b3dd-93e057dd391a
A to Z: ScabiesLearn about parasitic infections and skin disorders.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-scabies.html/9653194e-85c6-4c5d-aaf7-8ca1bea6300f
A to Z: Scarlet FeverLearn about scarlet fever,an illness with a characteristic rash that is caused by a strep infection.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-scarlet.html/f76ea231-c49d-41bf-a21c-9dd88db45e84
A to Z: ScoliosisLearn about scoliosis, an abnormal curvature in the spine often detected just before puberty begins.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-scoliosis.html/43280387-5b6f-483f-9183-361ccd30bf47
A to Z: Scrotal Pain, AcuteA variety of things can cause pain in the scrotum (also called scrotal pain), the pouch-like structure at the base of a boy's penis.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-scrotal-pain.html/b73ba9d0-8cc3-4f92-8d82-634174ce8d60
A to Z: Seizure, AbsenceAn absence seizure (also called a petit mal seizure) is type of epileptic seizure that causes a person to briefly lose consciousness and stare ahead without moving, appearing "absent."https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-seizure-petit.html/293acdbf-ffde-4240-8a13-4add7cf4b84b
A to Z: Seizure, Grand MalSee: Seizure, Tonic-Clonic.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-tonic.html/7836fa7d-5173-4c0a-9786-29169208fd14
A to Z: Seizure, Petit MalSee: Seizure, Petit Mal.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-absence.html/484b6b2b-3718-485b-9089-f42db91915b2
A to Z: Seizure, Tonic-ClonicA tonic-clonic seizure (also called a grand mal seizure) is a sudden attack that brings on intense muscle spasms and loss of consciousness. It is caused by abnormal brain activity and affects the entire body.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-seizure-grand-mal.html/4a629ff8-4dad-436f-82fe-5a20153bd666
A to Z: Septic Arthritis (Pyogenic Arthritis)Septic, or pyogenic, arthritis is a serious and painful infection of a joint. It's most common in children from birth to age 3 and older adults.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-septic-arthritis.html/d700c052-a007-4905-89c9-4b70ea0da72f
A to Z: SepticemiaLearn about this condition, in which an infection can spread into the blood and cause serious health problems.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-septicemia.html/d80640a1-c7ac-4482-840e-eaf53f15bd47
A to Z: Sever DiseaseSever disease is a painful bone disorder due to inflammation (swelling) of the growth plate in the heel.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-sever.html/a086ca74-a09e-4e28-bd71-dfe4e1d416de
A to Z: ShinglesSee: Herpes Zoster.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-shingles.html/f64bcfb8-3ff5-4ad0-9bc3-8406c52d3f74
A to Z: SialadenitisLearn about sialadenitis, an infection of the saliva-producing glands.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-sialadenitis.html/b9c564bc-c8f1-4a27-b44d-125fd4ee0db8
A to Z: Sickle Cell DiseaseLearn about genetic disorders and diseases and conditions that affect the blood.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-sickle-cell.html/80e64693-aa5f-4d28-9fc9-97446a9dda6e
A to Z: Sickle Cell TraitLearn about genetic disorders and diseases and conditions that affect the blood.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-sickle-cell-trait.html/5c214ebd-80b2-473d-ae1b-50ab39a5d508
A to Z: Sinus, Coccygeal or PilonidalSee: Pilonidal Cyst.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-sinus-coccygeal.html/582866ee-2f4b-4905-a9b3-cd9686507c40
A to Z: SinusitisSinusitis is an infection that causes the sinuses (moist air spaces within the bones of the face around the nose) to swell or become irritated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-sinusitis.html/fc5fce08-54c0-4304-a6e7-e7817918bd14
A to Z: Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE)In slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE), the very top of the thighbone (called the femoral head) slips out of line with the rest of the thighbone, causing a weakened hip joint.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-scfe.html/d9476f3b-f7aa-441d-9fc7-864b3db3aff7
A to Z: Slipped DiscActivities and sports that put stress on the back can lead to a slipped disc, which can cause pain in the back, arms, and legs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-slipped-disc.html/1c1c3b75-a747-4c1b-9255-b7895516f203
A to Z: Snake/Lizard Bites, VenomousA bite from a venomous (poisonous) snake or lizard is painful and also can be life threatening.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-snake-lizard.html/d75f97d5-1a3a-41b7-b978-b36c4947996e
A to Z: Spinal StenosisSpinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spaces in the spine, or backbone, where the spinal cord is located. Pressure placed on the spinal cord causes pain and disruption to some body functions.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-spinal-stenosis.html/111b650a-f2ca-4391-8fa7-5503524da478
A to Z: Spondylitis, AnkylosingLearn about chronic inflammatory diseases and conditions that affect the back and spine.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-spondylitis-ankylosing.html/140eced2-82b9-4df9-bd7d-351528ed5500
A to Z: Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia (SED)Learn about genetic disorders and conditions that affect growth and development.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-sed.html/7b47e8a5-3b37-45fc-85c8-ab82b6fb86f6
A to Z: SpondylolisthesisSpondylolisthesis (or "slipped vertebra") is when one of the vertebrae slips forward and out of place on the vertebra beneath it.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-spondylolisthesis.html/8eb47487-8d96-4c08-9b50-7038cd94ba94
A to Z: SpondylolysisSpondylolysis is when there is a defect of a narrow piece of bone in the vertebra.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-spondylolysis.html/72c90818-8d44-4c63-a765-c71820ac62a3
A to Z: SprainSprains are common injuries, especially among active older kids and teens who play sports.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-sprain.html/969f7d49-4b33-47a5-8276-97cc12ea43e7
A to Z: Sprain, AnkleAnkle sprains are common in kids and teens who play sports. They happen when the ligaments that support the ankle get overly stretched or torn.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-sprain-ankle.html/7ad07147-7ab9-468a-a9f1-a96b4b223d0e
A to Z: Sprain, KneeA knee sprain happens when a ligament is stretched or torn because the knee gets twisted, bent, or hit.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-sprain-knee.html/7abf18ab-8ae5-4c17-8147-b407b5fdabea
A to Z: Sprain, WristA sprain is the stretch or partial tear of ligaments (which connect two bones). A wrist sprain happens when the ligaments that support the wrist bend or twist too far.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-sprain-wrist.html/26bb1349-dddc-462c-bef5-41bf0fe92756
A to Z: Stevens-Johnson SyndromeLearn about problems of the immune system and adverse reactions to drugs or infections.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-sjs.html/4e0a8c18-f017-44ea-b185-1dbe2b12709a
A to Z: StomatitisLearn about stomatitis, an inflammation of the mouth.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-stomatitis.html/56bac4a0-fe08-4b76-9f51-a51186c7a4ff
A to Z: StrabismusStrabismus is when the eyes are not lined up correctly.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-strabismus.html/51f32165-ebed-4c2f-850f-c86d2f853539
A to Z: Strep ThroatStrep throat, a painful throat infection, is common in kids and teens. It gets better quickly with antibiotic treatment.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-strep.html/a5955c2f-e865-4c93-a974-ac693765fd14
A to Z: Sturge-Weber SyndromeLearn about this genetic disorder that can cause a birthmark on the face called a port-wine stain, as well as other symptoms.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101561.html/16138268-2f9e-4185-bff6-0e6bcc526737
A to Z: StyeA stye is a red, painful bump on the eyelid caused by a backed-up oil gland.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-stye.html/303f0a91-f9ac-43c9-a740-202003c77611
A to Z: Subconjuctival HemorrhageA subconjunctival hemorrhage is a harmless red spot on the white of the eye.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-subconjuctival-hemorrhage.html/0486053b-aa5d-44bf-ab94-df5e825f4ece
A to Z: Subungual HematomaA subungual hematoma is blood trapped under a fingernail or toenail, often due to an injury such as a stubbed toe or a finger slammed in a door.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-subungual-hematoma.html/7c283027-1861-4a76-8a72-963bd8482c16
A to Z: Syncope (Fainting)Syncope, or fainting, is a temporary loss of consciousness caused when blood flow to the brain suddenly drops, depriving the brain of oxygen.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-syncope.html/a6988fa5-a665-4a11-b2ef-7bf860d57a41
A to Z: Synovitis, TransientTransient synovitis is a temporary inflammation of a joint, most often the hip, that usually does not cause any long-term problems.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-synovitis-transient.html/d0ec74d5-579f-4003-b080-cdc68b4ee2b1
HhKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter H.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/h/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpgc2d4f543-6c0d-4809-85ed-87a4ce512e91A to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, h, H
A to Z Symptom: HeadacheHeadaches are common in kids and teens, and can have a wide range of causes. Most can be managed at home.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-symptoms-headache.html/a8a0cbeb-8f05-4191-b5a7-9ea0d61fea1f
A to Z: Hand, Foot, and Mouth DiseaseHand, Foot, and Mouth disease is a common contagious illness caused by viruses from the enterovirus family, most commonly the coxsackievirus.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hfm.html/90eb44cb-173c-422b-89e4-f592e8379c8e
A to Z: Hashimoto's ThyroiditisHashimoto's thyroiditis is a chronic (ongoing) condition where the body's immune system attacks the thyroid, a gland in the neck that makes thyroid hormone.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-thryroiditis-hashimoto.html/cd92e6a9-775b-4f87-8e2e-e6ea4e6697f6
A to Z: Hay FeverSee: Rhinitis, Allergic.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hay-fever.html/ff175cd3-8b11-4d77-90d9-246188ded8e9
A to Z: Head InjuryLearn more about head injuries (head trauma).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-head-injury.html/09d2da2c-56d5-4bc9-ae28-20578b688617
A to Z: Hearing Loss, ConductiveLearn about causes of hearing loss and conditions that can affect the outer ear and middle ear.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hearing-conductive.html/4e12bb74-3190-4146-ac05-0c550d5baf25
A to Z: Hearing Loss, MixedLearn about causes of hearing loss and conditions that can affect the ear and auditory nerve.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hearing-mixed.html/2f14fd0f-7ad1-40f7-b4ea-62ee502e8074
A to Z: Hearing Loss, NeuralLearn about causes of hearing loss and conditions that can affect the auditory nerve.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hearing-neural.html/4bc633ba-829e-44dd-89ac-fc8ac127e143
A to Z: Hearing Loss, PerceptiveSee: Hearing Loss, Sensorineural.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hearing-perceptive.html/0c46d299-3d48-461b-940f-da872bb56e75
A to Z: Hearing Loss, SensorineuralLearn about causes of hearing loss and conditions that can affect the inner ear and auditory nerve.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hearing-sensorineural.html/db697fa2-d0cf-4a94-8146-e02e3825c976
A to Z: HemangiomaLearn more about hemangiomas, common birthmarks in infants.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hemangioma.html/8e310042-a8e8-4716-837c-82b0d4e691a2
A to Z: HematemesisLearn more about diseases and conditions of the stomach and digestive system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hematemesis.html/5b8cea60-30d4-473e-a8af-17231bfb89fc
A to Z: Hematuria (Blood in Urine)Learn more about hematuria (blood in urine) and how it's treated.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hematuria.html/6795b2ee-9f7b-4ed7-b843-6a43ec4e2024
A to Z: HemiplegiaLearn about congenital disorders and conditions that affect the brain and central nervous system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hemiplegia.html/20248f95-3688-4cb7-a83b-c5bde739f7cd
A to Z: Hemophagocytic SyndromeHemophagocytic syndrome (HPS) is a rare and potentially life-threatening blood disorder of the immune system. It mostly affects infants and children but can develop at any age.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hemophagocytic-syndrome.html/d9722eae-802f-4b29-8e2b-cb364e3f940f
A to Z: Hemophilia A (Factor VIII Deficiency)In factor VIII deficiency (hemophilia A), the body doesn't make enough factor VIII (factor 8), one of the substances the body needs to form a clot.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hemophilia-a.html/75c49e5b-55b6-4ef9-8336-067f319cdf80
A to Z: Hemophilia B (Factor IX Deficiency)In hemophilia B (factor IX deficiency), the body doesn't make enough factor IX (factor 9), one of the substances the body needs to form a clot.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hemophilia-b.html/56465a0f-60ed-4b1d-963f-f5ad4d571769
A to Z: Hemorrhage, IntracerebralLearn about causes of stroke and conditions that can affect the brain.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hem-intracerebral.html/02d6b812-5872-488f-bfc9-3aa98fecd094
A to Z: Hemorrhage, Subconjunctival This condition happens when a blood vessel on the surface of the eye breaks open and leaves a red spot on the white of the eye. Learn more here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hem-subconjunctival.html/5967c944-56a0-4b69-8824-77a3d86dace6
A to Z: Henoch-Schönlein Purpura (HSP)Learn about Henoch-Schönlein purpura, a condition in which capillaries in the skin, kidneys, and intestinal tract become inflamed and leak.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hsp.html/9241dfdd-b8c5-45b3-b182-21394668d0d1
A to Z: Hereditary AngioedemaIn this inherited condition, people can have attacks of swelling in the skin, airways, and intestines. Learn about hereditary angioedema here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101547.html/8a3c421c-18a3-4632-ab87-1e9312ebb50f
A to Z: Hernia, BilateralA bilateral hernia is an opening or weakness in the abdominal wall on both sides of the groin. Learn about it here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101527.html/1c14215b-cc56-4497-9c6e-bf10fc4726da
A to Z: Hernia, EpigastricLearn about hernias and conditions that affect the abdomen and abdominal muscles.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hernia-epigastric.html/e75d6ada-58b4-40b2-a21a-63c8fa8cd94e
A to Z: Hernia, HiatalLearn about hernias and conditions that affect the stomach, esophagus, and upper gastrointestinal tract.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hernia-hiatal.html/45125310-889d-4d2d-a6b1-fb7a27f5d3fb
A to Z: Hernia, IncisionalLearn about hernias and potential complications of abdominal surgery.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hernia-incisional.html/939e3fb1-4d20-4fb1-b75e-0536f0e45282
A to Z: Hernia, InguinalLearn about hernias and conditions that affect the lower abdomen and reproductive organs.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hernia-inguinal.html/96eba0f6-4b14-446e-9aba-62deaf0f7c78
A to Z: Hernia, UmbilicalLearn about hernias and conditions that affect the abdomen and bellybutton.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hernia-umbilical.html/652c975e-37c5-406e-9f3f-fafbc88635e4
A to Z: HerpanginaLearn more about viral infections and conditions that affect the mouth and throat.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-herpangina.html/2fdf5c3b-52e4-4e80-9777-c62a54abb58c
A to Z: Herpes Simplex 1Learn about viral infections, types of herpes, and conditions that affect the mouth and face.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hsv-1.html/92e3bb4d-e50b-4c56-9201-146f615d3aff
A to Z: Herpes Simplex 2Learn about viral infections, types of herpes, and conditions that affect the genital area.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hsv-2.html/acabff71-d4a0-48d1-8935-c3bcefd59911
A to Z: Herpes ZosterLearn about viral infections and causes of skin conditions.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-zoster.html/441ec002-2707-4890-a742-8d80a731893a
A to Z: HidradenitisIn this condition, which often begins during the teen years, lumps form under the skin in areas like the armpit or groin. Learn more here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101532.html/1dd0109a-1174-4998-a1b6-234f7d1e000d
A to Z: Hirschsprung DiseaseLearn about Hirschsprung disease, a birth defect that prevents a child from passing bowel movements.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hirschsprung.html/4452adca-1023-404d-83a6-9107d342cd88
A to Z: HivesLearn about urticaria, the red raised bumps or welts on the skin that are commonly called hives.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hives.html/8a1b4e3a-dbcc-4542-b1a2-cc5f01f06b84
A to Z: Hunter SyndromeSee: Mucopolysaccharidosis (Hunter Syndrome).https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hunter.html/ef486353-dd55-463c-bcaf-0c6d60328162
A to Z: HydroceleA hydrocele is a collection of fluid around the testicle within the scrotum.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hydrocele.html/61afb963-fbde-4b4a-ae66-94c991046b2d
A to Z: HydrocephalusHydrocephalus (sometimes called "water on the brain") is a brain condition that happens when cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) is unable to drain from the brain.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hydrocephalus.html/064d4c0e-e071-497c-a05f-aeeafce7f6de
A to Z: HydromyeliaLearn about the central nervous system and conditions that can affect the spinal cord.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hydromyelia.html/21c1374d-5745-4164-a338-3afa2f0ef2ee
A to Z: HydronephrosisLearn more about hydronephrosis (swollen kidney) in children.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hydronephrosis.html/8febcc41-a663-4149-9c92-5e4f12a3fce5
A to Z: HyperkalemiaLearn more about diseases and conditions of the blood and kidneys.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hyperkalemia.html/f10b36e9-a53e-4536-8fde-5974143ff93e
A to Z: HyperopiaHyperopia is farsightedness, a common condition in which someone can see things in the distance clearly, but things that are closer appear blurry.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hyperopia.html/a8e12aea-51e3-4012-a4b3-02fbfdfc21a6
A to Z: Hypertension, IntracranialLearn about causes of vision loss and conditions that can affect the brain and nervous system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hypertension-intracranial.html/e522caac-3de2-43db-be31-88cdd73349cf
A to Z: Hypertension, PrimaryLearn about types of high blood pressure and conditions that can affect the heart and blood vessels.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hypertension-primary.html/00024050-3537-41e3-afdc-fe9edac785a8
A to Z: Hypertension, PulmonaryLearn about types of high blood pressure and conditions that can affect the lungs and heart.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hypertension-pulmonary.html/c5b874fd-fcba-4380-b60b-92e40ac07688
A to Z: HypertriglyceridemiaIn this common condition, there is a high level of fats called triglycerides in the blood. Learn how this is related to diet, lifestyle, and heart disease here.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/101552.html/92e17c53-9f19-457c-8652-a53e6060611f
A to Z: Hypertrophy, Tonsillar (Enlarged Tonsils)Tonsillar hypertrophy, or enlarged tonsils, can happen due to an ongoing (chronic) condition or a temporary effect of an infection.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hyper-tonsillar.html/472075a3-aba7-4902-9266-dddd9cb932fa
A to Z: HyphemaHyphema is a condition that happens when blood collects in the front part of the eye.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hyphema.html/363a2c1d-0ca4-4f9d-b7de-182580029d39
A to Z: HypogammaglobulinemiaLearn about complications of white blood cell deficiencies and conditions that affect the immune system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hypogammaglobulinemia.html/06f26a31-38c4-45d6-a1d0-2f35c9771cfb
A to Z: HypoglycemiaLearn more about hypoglycemia, a condition where glucose levels drop below normal.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hypoglycemia.html/77e29908-e893-4fcf-a108-2f2167206949
A to Z: HyponatremiaHyponatremia is an abnormally low level of sodium in the blood.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hyponatremia.html/1b8c3ed0-83c5-4faa-8a07-cbbfcc034e1c
A to Z: Hypoplastic Left Heart SyndromeLearn about hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a rare and serious defect of the heart.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hypoplastic.html/d6c38a86-a89f-428b-8c85-097dc9da1a70
A to Z: HyposmolalityLearn about metabolic conditions and conditions that can affect fluid and electrolyte levels in the blood.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hyposmolality.html/c6a66cca-eff9-4369-8f8d-c0ae5cae85f9
A to Z: HypospadiasHypospadias is a birth defect in which the tube that carries urine out of the body, called the urethra, opens on the underside of the penis.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hypospadias.html/d0b77af3-9102-4b8f-abfa-2e108bf5f036
A to Z: HypothermiaHypothermia is a medical emergency resulting from dangerously low body temperature.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hypothermia.html/0ade345b-c4ad-4a35-9d7c-9b8f50fa442e
A to Z: HypothyroidismHypothyroidism is when the thyroid gland doesn't send enough thyroid hormone into the blood. https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hypothyroidism.html/28d55b03-49ae-462f-a2dd-716bbeed0c3d
A to Z: HypoxemiaHypoxemia is a condition in which there is a lower than normal level of oxygen in the blood.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-hypoxemia.html/fbd533dd-05ef-4986-9ac8-26592fcdc0fc
QqKey pediatric diseases and conditions that start with the letter Q.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/dictionary/q/https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/AtoZ_Dictionary_enHD2.jpg610f11fb-4c86-497d-a7d0-3d5a2afc32baA to Z, health definitions, my child has, health dictionary, q, Q
A to Z: Q FeverLearn more about this bacterial infection that can be transmitted from animals to humans.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-q-fever.html/b1d4e270-b3b9-4205-bd4e-d93e68e85059
A to Z: QuadriplegiaLearn about complications of spinal cord injuries and conditions that affect the central nervous system.https://kidshealth.org/ws/DaytonChildrens/en/parents/az-quadriplegia.html/bcbab8fc-8ad2-4dbc-882d-76c1135bbf7d