Conditions & Treatments

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    Blepharitis

    Overview Blepharitis is an inflammation in the oil glands of the eyelid. It causes swollen eyelids and crusting around the eyelashes. Even after it’s treated and goes away, it can often come back again and again for years. It can often lead to an infection...

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    Blisters in Children

    What is a blister? A blister is a bump on the skin containing fluid. Blisters are usually round in shape. The fluid that forms underneath the skin can be bloody or clear. What causes a blister? Blisters are caused by injury, allergic reactions, or infections,...

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    Blocked Tear Duct

    Overview A blocked tear duct is called dacryostenosis. It may also be called a congenital lacrimal duct obstruction. Congenital means that your baby is born with it. Tears help clean and lubricate your baby’s eyes. They’re made in the lacrimal gland. This is located under...

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    Blood Clotting Disorders

    Blood clotting disorders are a group of conditions in which people have excessive clotting. These disorders may be diagnosed in childhood, but are usually identified during the teen years and young adulthood. They are often genetic, meaning they are inherited and present at birth....

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    Blount’s Disease

    Blount's disease is a growth disorder of the shin bone (tibia) in which the lower leg turns inward, resembling a bowleg....

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    Boils and Carbuncles

    What are boils and carbuncles? Boils are pus-filled lesions that are painful and usually firm. Boils are usually located in the waist area, groin, buttocks, and under the arm. Carbuncles are clusters of boils. These are usually found on the back of the neck or...

  • Treatment

    Bone Marrow Transplant Program

    The Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Program at St. Louis Children's Hospital provides both autologous and allogeneic bone marrow transplant procedures. The conditions treated are acute leukemia, non-Hodgkins lymphoma, hodgkins disease, sickle cell anemia and more. For more info on the bone marrow transplant program at...

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    Brachial Plexus Palsy

    Brachial plexus palsy is caused by a birth injury to the brachial plexus, the nerve network that controls movement and sensation of the arm. The main result of this injury is weak or paralyzed muscles in the shoulder, arm, and hand. Fortunately, most infants with...

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    Brachial Plexus Palsy Services

    Brachial plexus palsy is caused by a birth injury to the brachial plexus, the nerve network that controls movement and sensation of the arm. Although most infants with this condition make a complete recovery, some are left with varying degrees of arm weakness....

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    Brain Abscess

    An abscess is a pocket of infection. In the brain, an abscess may be in one or more areas. This condition may cause problems with how the brain and spinal cord function. It is a serious and life-threatening condition that needs to be treated right...

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