Conditions & Treatments

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    Hemolytic Anemia

    The hemolytic anemias are a group of disorders in which the red blood cells are destroyed faster than the bone marrow can make them. The term for destruction of red blood cells is hemolysis....

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    Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn

    Hemolytic disease of the newborn (HDN) is a blood problem in newborn babies. It occurs when your baby's red blood cells break down at a fast rate....

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    Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS)

    Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) occurs when damaged red blood cells block the kidney's filtering system which can lead to kidney failure in children....

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    Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH)

    Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a rare disease that usually occurs in infants and young children. Children usually inherit the disease....

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    Hemophilia

    Hemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder. Children with hemophilia can’t stop bleeding because they don’t have enough clotting factor in their blood....

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    Hemorrhagic Stroke

    Hemorrhagic strokes occur when a blood vessel that supplies blood to the brain ruptures and bleeds. When an artery bleeds into the brain, brain cells and tissues downstream may not receive oxygen and nutrients....

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    Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

    Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a condition that involves swelling (inflammation) of small blood vessels. The swollen blood vessels leak into the skin, joints, intestines, and kidneys....

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    Hepatitis

    Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver that can damage and destroy liver cells....

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    Hepatitis B (HBV)

    What is hepatitis B (HBV)? Hepatitis B is a serious infection of the liver caused by the hepatitis B virus. It can be mild and short-term, or it may be long-term and lead to chronic liver disease and liver failure in infants and young children....

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    Hepatoblastoma

    Hepatoblastoma is a very rare cancer. It’s a tumor that starts in the liver. It usually affects children less than 3 to 4 years of age. It usually doesn’t spread (metastasize) to other areas of the body....