Conditions & Treatments

  • Condition

    Hepatocellular Carcinoma

    Hepatocellular carcinoma is a rare disease in which cancerous cells are found in the tissues of your child’s liver. Although rare, it is the most common primary cancer of the liver....

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    Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)

    HHT is an inherited disorder that affects blood vessels. It is characterized by abnormal connections between arteries and veins known as arteriovenous malformations (AVM’s) and telangiectases....

  • Treatment

    Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) Center

    St. Louis Children’s Hospital is a Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) Center of Excellence that provides care to children in families with HHT. To schedule an appointment, call 314-454-KIDS (5437)....

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    Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

    Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP) is a genetic disorder that is characterized by progressive weakness and spasticity (stiffness) of the legs. HSP is not a form of cerebral palsy although it may mimic the signs and symptoms of spastic diplegia....

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    Hernia

    A hernia is when a part of the intestine pushes through a weak spot in the belly (abdominal) muscles. The hernia creates a soft lump or bulge under the skin....

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    Herpangina

    Herpangina is a very common illness in children. It causes small blister-like bumps or sores (ulcers) in the mouth. They are usually in the back of the throat or the roof of the mouth....

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    Herpes Simplex Virus

    Cold sores are small blisters around the mouth caused by the herpes simplex virus. They are sometimes called fever blisters....

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    Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

    Shingles (herpes zoster) is a painful skin rash. It’s caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). This is the same virus that causes chickenpox....

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    High Blood Pressure

    Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the artery walls....

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    High Bone Density

    High bone density is an unusually high amount of mineral matter per square centimeter of bones....