Conditions & Treatments

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    Brain Tumor (Neuro-Oncology) Program

    The Pediatric Brain Tumor Program at St. Louis Children's Hospital provides diagnosis and treatment for pediatric tumors of the brain and spinal cord. Treatments offered include new therapeutic agents, IMRT, gamma knife radiation, bone marrow transplantation and more. Call 314.454.KIDS (4537) to learn more....

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    Brain Tumors

    A brain tumor is an abnormal growth of tissue in the brain. The brain is part of the central nervous system (CNS). The CNS also includes the spinal cord. The main parts of the brain are: Cerebrum . This is the front of the brain....

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    Branchial Cleft Abnormalities

    Overview A branchial cleft abnormality is a cluster of abnormally formed tissue in the neck. Branchial cleft abnormalities may form: Cysts or sinuses . These are pockets full of fluid. Fistulas . These are passages that drain to an opening in the skin surface. Branchial...

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    Breast Abnormalities

    Breast changes You may have many changes in your breasts as a teen and young adult. Some changes are linked to your period. Others are linked to birth control pills, or to other hormonal forms of birth control. In some cases, changes may happen at...

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    Breastfeeding, Flat or Inverted Nipples

    Techniques for flat or inverted nipples A breastfeeding baby usually has little trouble breastfeeding even if his or her mother's nipples appear to be flattened. A less effective breastfeeder may need some time to figure out how he or she can draw the nipple into...

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    Bronchiolitis

    What is bronchiolitis in children? Bronchiolitis is an infection of the lungs. It’s when your child has swelling in the smaller airways (bronchioles) of the lung. This swelling blocks air in the smaller airways. Bronchiolitis usually happens in the winter and early spring. It most...

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    Bruises

    What is a bruise? A bruise is a collection of blood underneath the skin that is caused by an injury to an area of the body. The injury causes tiny blood vessels (capillaries) to break. Then blood leaks from the vessels into the nearby tissue....

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    Bruising or Black Eye (Ecchymosis)

    What is a black eye? A black eye (ecchymosis) often happens from some type of injury to the area around the eye. The injury causes the tissue around the eye to become bruised. Your child's healthcare provider will examine the eye closely. The provider will...

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    Bulimia Nervosa

    Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder. It’s also called bulimia. A child with bulimia overeats or binges uncontrollably. This overeating may be followed by self-induced throwing up (purging)....

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    Burns

    What are burns? Burns are a type of injury caused by heat. The heat can be thermal, electrical, chemical, or electromagnetic energy. Most burn accidents happen at home. About 75% of all burn injuries in children are preventable. Smoking and open flame are the leading...

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