Conditions & Treatments

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    Cavus Foot

    Cavus foot is a condition in which the foot has an arch that is much higher than normal. As a result of this high arch, a large amount of weight is placed on the ball and heel of the foot when children walk or stand....

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    Celiac Disease

    Celiac disease (CD) is a lifelong intolerance to gluten, a protein found in wheat, oats, barley and rye. Gluten damages the lining of the intestine, which can cause malabsorption and a variety of symptoms....

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    Cellulitis

    Overview Cellulitis is a spreading skin infection. It may affect the upper skin layer. Or it may affect the deeper skin and layer of fat under the skin. When cellulitis affects the upper skin layer, it may be called erysipelas. This type of infection is...

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    Cellulitis of the Eye

    Overview Cellulitis is a serious type of infection and inflammation. It can occur in different parts of the body. When it occurs in the eyelid and tissues in the front part of the eye area, it’s called pre-septal cellulitis. When it occurs in tissues behind...

  • Treatment

    Center for Cerebral Palsy Spasticity

    Information on selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR), a treatment for spastic cerebral palsy in children. Learn more from the Center for Cerebral Palsy Spasticity at St. Louis Children's Hospital. For a physician referral, call 314.454.5437....

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    Center for Foot Disorders

    The Center for Foot Disorders at St. Louis Children’s Hospital provides care for all forms of foot deformities — whether a child is born with one (congenital) or develops one later....

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    Central Alveolar Hypoventilation

    Central alveolar hypoventilation is an inadequate respiratory drive during sleep to maintain normal gas exchange (oxygen and carbon dioxide levels in the blood), which may occur in episodic form in many patients, but in a continuous, more severe form in a small subset of patients....

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    Central Apnea

    The sleep disorder, central apnea, is the cessation of airflow at the mouth or nose because of a decrease in or absence of respiratory effort. It is most commonly seen in infants or patients with neurologic disorders....

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    Cerebral Cavernous Malformations

    Cerebral cavernous malformations, also called cerebral cavernomas, are abnormally formed groups of enlarged blood vessels, capillaries and venules in the brain. Oftentimes, these malformations can cause blood flow to the brain to become interrupted and slow drastically....

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    Cerebral Palsy

    Cerebral palsy (CP) is a broad term that describes a group of neurological (brain) disorders. It is a life-long condition that affects the communication between the brain and the muscles, causing a permanent state of uncoordinated movement and posturing. CP may result from several problems,...