Conditions & Treatments

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    Foreign Bodies in the Ear, Nose, and Airway

    An infant or young child may put an object in his or her ears, nose, or mouth. Objects in the mouth may be swallowed or breathed (aspirated) into the lungs. Objects in the ears and nose can make it difficult to hear or breathe and...

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    Fractures

    Overview A fracture is a partial or complete break in the bone. When a fracture happens, it is classified as either open or closed: Open (compound) fracture. The bone breaks through the skin. Or the skin has a deep wound that exposes the bone. Closed...

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    Fragile X Syndrome

    What are trinucleotide repeats? DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is the chemical that makes up our genes. It contains a "code" of 3-letter words known as "codons" or "trinucleotides." Many genes normally contain trinucleotide sequences that can be repetitive. These are called "trinucleotide repeats." But when the...

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    Freiberg’s Disease

    Freiberg's disease is a rare disease in which one loses bone tissue of the bone connected to one's 'big toe'. This somewhat rare disease is usually found in children between the ages of 12 and 20 who are active in athletics....

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    Frostbite

    Frostbite is damage to parts of the body from freezing. It occurs when ice crystals form in the skin or in deeper tissue. The most common sites for frostbite are the fingers, toes, ears, nose, chin, and cheeks. Frostbite can cause serious injury and needs...

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