Conditions & Treatments

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  • Condition

    Enchondromatosis

    The condition in which noncancerous (benign) growths of cartilage that develop on the bones. These growths most commonly occur in the limb bones, especially in the hands and feet; however, they may also occur in the skull, ribs and vertebrae....

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    Encopresis

    Overview Encopresis is when your child leaks stool into his or her underwear. It is also called stool soiling. It is most often because of long-term (chronic) constipation. Encopresis happens to children ages 4 and older who have already been toilet trained. In most cases,...

  • Treatment

    Endocrinology and Diabetes Services

    The Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at St. Louis Children's Hospital offers a full range of clinical services for pediatric patients with endocrine and growth disorders, diabetes, and bone and mineral metabolic disorders. To learn more, call 314-454-KIDS (5437)....

  • Condition

    Endometriosis

    Overview The tissue that lines the uterus is called the endometrium. Normally, if a woman doesn’t get pregnant, this tissue is shed each month during her period. In endometriosis, tissue that looks and acts like endometrial tissue implants outside the uterus. Each month, this misplaced...

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    Enuresis

    Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control. It is also called enuresis. In children under age 3, it’s normal to not have full bladder control. As children get older, they become more able to control their bladder....

  • Condition

    Ependymoma

    Ependymomas are also glial cell tumors. They usually develop in the lining of the ventricles or in the spinal cord....

  • Condition

    Epiglottitis

    What is epiglottitis in children? The epiglottis is a flap of cartilage at the base of the tongue at the very back of the throat. It stops food from going into the windpipe (trachea) when swallowing. When the epiglottis becomes swollen and inflamed, it is...

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    Epilepsy

    Epilepsy is a neurological condition involving the brain that makes people more susceptible to having recurrent unprovoked seizures. It is one of the most common disorders of the nervous system and affects people of all ages, races and ethnic background....

  • Treatment

    Epilepsy Center

    The Epilepsy Center at St. Louis Children's Hospital uses the most prominent treatment strategies for curing children with epilepsy. The center is one of the largest and most comprehensive specialized epilepsy centers in the world. To schedule an appointment, call 314-454-KIDS (5437)....

  • Condition

    Epilepsy During Pregnancy

    Overview Epilepsy is a disorder of the nervous system. It is also called a seizure disorder. Normally the body's nerves send information by electrical and chemical signals. People with epilepsy have abnormal electrical signals in the brain. This can cause a seizure. Seizures can cause...

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