Conditions & Treatments

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    Ganglioglioma

    A ganglioglioma is a rare type of brain tumor. It accounts for approximately 1 percent of all brain tumors....

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    Gastroenterology & Nutrition

    The Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition provides care for common and complex gastrointestinal, liver, pancreatic and nutritional disorders. Find information on inflammatory bowel disease, hepatic diorders and more. For more information, call us at 314-454-KIDS (5437) or 1-800-678-KIDS (5437)....

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    Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER)

    Gastroesophageal refers to the stomach and esophagus. The esophagus is the tube that connects the throat to the stomach. Reflux means to flow back or return. Reflux happens because the lower esophageal sphincter in babies opens easily....

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    Gastroschisis

    Gastroschisis is a birth defect in which an infant's intestines stick out of the body through a defect on one side of the umbilical cord....

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    Gastrostomy Site Breakdown

    Gastrostomy is a surgically created opening in the stomach and the abdominal muscles. A tube is passed through these openings, into the stomach, to allow for feeding of a person who cannot eat normally....

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    Gaucher Disease

    Patients with Gaucher disease have abnormal accumulations of a compound called glucocerebroside due to the deficiency of the enzyme glucocerebrosidase. This accumulation causes cells to form what is known as "Gaucher cells" which displace healthy cells in bone marrow, cause an enlargement of the liver...

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    General Surgery

    The pediatric surgeons at St. Louis Children’s Hospital are dedicated to providing compassionate care and advanced treatments in a child-friendly environment. Among the conditions treated by surgeons are congenital anomalies and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, abdomen, chest, head, neck, thyroid and parathyroid glands. In...

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    Generalized Anxiety Disorder

    Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a mental health problem. A child with GAD has a lot of worry and fear that seems to have no real cause. The worry may be more intense than the situation calls for....

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    Genetics and Genomic Medicine

    Genetics and Genomic Medicine at St. Louis Children’s Hospital provides support for you and your child when a genetic disorder is suspected — or, when you need to know more about a confirmed genetic disorder. Our experts have immediate access to three onsite genetics laboratories,...

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    Genital Herpes

    What is genital herpes? Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease. It is caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). Herpes infections can cause blisters and ulcers on the mouth or face (oral herpes). They can also cause sores in the genital area (genital herpes)....

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