Conditions & Treatments

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    Bacterial Endocarditis

    Overview Bacterial endocarditis is an infection of the lining of the heart (endocardium), and the heart valves. It does not happen very often, but when it does, it can cause serious heart damage. Bacterial endocarditis occurs when bacteria in the blood enter the heart and...

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    Bacterial Skin Infections

    Default Bacterial Skin Infections in Children Click on the links below to learn more about this topic. Impetigo Cellulitis Scarlet Fever Folliculitis, Boils, Carbuncles Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome...

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    Behavior Disorders

    Behavior disorders (sometimes referred to as disruptive behavior disorders) are the most common reasons children are referred for mental health evaluations and treatment....

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    Bell's Palsy

    Bell's palsy is an unexplained episode of facial muscle weakness or facial paralysis that begins suddenly and worsens over three to five days. This condition results from damage to the 7th (facial) cranial nerve, and pain and discomfort usually occurs on one side of the...

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    Beta Thalassemia

    Overview Beta thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder. This means it is passed down through the parent’s genes. It is a form of anemia. Anemia is a low red blood cell or low hemoglobin level. Hemoglobin is part of red blood cells. It carries oxygen...

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    Biliary Atresia

    Overview Biliary atresia is a rare liver disease that occurs in infants. It is often found shortly after birth. The disorder affects tubes in the liver called bile ducts. If not treated with surgery, it can be fatal. Bile is a fluid made by the...

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    Birth Defects

    A birth defect is a health problem or physical change that is present when a baby is born. Birth defects are also called congenital anomalies or congenital abnormalities. The word congenital means present at birth....

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    Birth Injury

    What is a birth injury? Occasionally during the birth process, the baby may suffer a physical injury that is simply the result of being born. This is sometimes called birth trauma or birth injury. What causes birth injury? Birth injuries are more common when: The...

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    Bladder Outlet Obstruction

    Bladder outlet obstruction is a blockage at the base of the bladder that reduces or prevents the flow of urine into the urethra, the tube that carries urine out of the body....

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    Bleeding Disorders Center

    The Bleeding Disorder Center at St. Louis Children’s Hospital provides treatment for children with bleeding disorders. For more information, contact St. Louis Children's Hospital at 314-454-6000....

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