Conditions & Treatments

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    Diabetes Program

    St. Louis Children’s Hospital offers a pediatric diabetes program that provides a comprehensive approach to the treatment of diabetes in children. To learn more about our diabetes program for children, call 314-454-KIDS (5437)....

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    Diamond Blackfan Anemia

    Diamond Blackfan anemia (DBA) is a rare blood disorder that is usually diagnosed in children during their first year of life. Children with DBA do not make enough red blood cells–the cells that carry oxygen to all other cells in the body....

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    Diaper Dermatitis

    Diaper dermatitis is inflammation of the skin in the diaper area. It’s a very common condition in babies and toddlers....

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    Diarrhea

    Diarrhea is when stools (bowel movements) are loose and watery. Your child may also need to go to the bathroom more often. Diarrhea is a common problem, and it may last 1 or 2 days and go away on its own. If diarrhea lasts more...

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    Diastrophic Dysplasia

    Diastrophic dysplasia is a disorder of cartilage and bone development. Affected individuals have short stature with very short arms and legs....

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    Dilated Cardiomyopathy

    Dilated cardiomyopathy is the most common form of cardiomyopathy. The heart muscle becomes enlarged and stretched (dilated), causing the heart to become weak and pump inefficiently....

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    Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTaP)

    What are diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis? Diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus are serious diseases. Diphtheria. Diphtheria is a serious bacterial disease that can infect the body in two areas: The throat (respiratory diphtheria) The skin (skin or cutaneous diphtheria) The diphtheria bacterium can enter the body...

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    Dislocations

    A dislocation is a joint injury, and it occurs when the ends of 2 connected bones come apart....

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    Domestic Adoption

    Congratulations! You have just been discharged from the hospital with your new precious baby, and you are now parents. This is quite likely the most beautiful, awe-inspiring, and – yes – terrifying moment of your lives. Adoption can be such a challenging road and you...

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    Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21)

    Down syndrome is a genetic disorder. It is also called trisomy 21. It includes certain birth defects, learning problems, and facial features. A child with Down syndrome also may have heart defects and problems with vision and hearing. How severe or mild these problems are...

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