Conditions & Treatments

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    Atrioventricular Canal Defect

    An atrioventricular (AV) canal defect is a congenital heart defect. This means that your child is born with it. This condition includes the following heart problems....

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    Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

    Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a behavior disorder. It is also called attention deficit disorder. It is often first diagnosed in childhood....

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    Audiology

    The Department of Audiology at St. Louis Children's Hospital offers a full range of clinical services for pediatric patients with hearing disorders and auditory problems....

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    Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a problem that affects a child’s nervous system and growth and development. It usually shows up during a child’s first 3 years of life....

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    Autoimmune Demyelinating Diseases

    In autoimmune demyelinating diseases, the body’s own immune system can attack healthy cells. This can happen anywhere in the body, including the myelin covering nerve cells in the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves....

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    Autoimmune Encephalopathies

    There are a wide range of symptoms and types of autoimmune encephalopathies as well as many different causes. Learn more about the treatment of autoimmune encephalopathies from The Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis (MS) & Demyelinating Diseases Center at St. Louis Children's Hospital....

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    Autosomal Recessive Inheritance

    Autosomal Recessive: Cystic Fibrosis, Sickle Cell Anemia, Tay-Sachs Disease We inherit genes from our biological parents in specific ways. One of the ways is called autosomal recessive inheritance. What is autosomal recessive inheritance? Autosomal recessive inheritance means that the gene in question is located on...