Conditions & Treatments

  • Treatment

    Cerebral Palsy Center

    The Cerebral Palsy Center at St. Louis Children's Hospital treats children, infants and adolescents with cerebral palsy. For more information, call 314-454-5437....

  • Condition

    Cerebral Sinovenous Thrombosis (CSVT)

    If you believe your child is currently showing signs of having a stroke it is important to visit an Emergency Room or call 911 immediately. What is a Cerebral Sinovenous Thrombosis? Cerebral sinovenous thrombosis (CSVT), also called sinus venous thrombosis, occurs when a blood clot...

  • Condition

    Chalazion

    Overview A chalazion (kuh-LAY-zee-un) is a slow-growing, painless lump in the eyelid that forms because of the swelling of an oil gland. It’s more common in adults between ages 30 and 50 than in children. Causes A chalazion is caused by a blocked oil gland...

  • Condition

    Chemical Burns

    Chemical burns can occur when strong acids or alkalis come into contact with the skin and the eyes. Burns can also occur when a child inhales or eats certain substances....

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    Chemical Burns of the Eye

    Overview Chemical burns happen when a chemical gets into your child’s eye. Causes Chemical burns of the eye are often caused by household cleaning products. Some common products that cause this type of injury include: Toilet cleaner Battery fluid Pool cleaners Bleaches Vinegar Glass polish...

  • Condition

    Chiari Malformation

    A Chiari malformation is a problem with how the brain sits in the skull. The brain normally sits fully inside the skull. With a Chiari malformation, the lower part of the brain dips down through a normal opening at the bottom of the skull....

  • Condition

    Chickenpox

    Chickenpox is a common childhood disease. It causes an itchy, blistering rash and is easily spread to others....

  • Treatment

    Child Life Services

    The Child Life Services department works with patients and families to develop ways to cope with fear, anxiety, and separation from friends and family by using play, music, art, recreation and education techniques....

  • Condition

    Choledochal Cysts

    A choledochal cyst is a malformation of the hepatic duct that can obstruct flow of bile in infants....

  • Condition

    Cholestasis of Pregnancy

    Cholestasis of pregnancy is a liver problem. It slows or stops the normal flow of bile from the gallbladder. This causes itching and yellowing of your skin, eyes, and mucous membranes (jaundice)....