Conditions & Treatments

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    Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)

    ITP is a blood disorder that causes a decrease in the number of platelets in the blood. Platelets help stop bleeding. So, a decrease in platelets can result in easy bruising, bleeding gums, and bleeding inside the body....

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    Immunodeficiencies

    Immunodeficiencies are a group of disorders in which part of the immune system is missing or defective. Therefore, the body's ability to fight infections is impaired....

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    Imperforate Anus

    Imperforate anus is a defect that is present from birth (congenital) in which the opening to the anus is missing or blocked. The anus is the opening to the rectum through which stools leave the body....

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    Impetigo

    Impetigo is an infection of the skin. When it affects just the surface, it’s called superficial impetigo. Impetigo can also affect deeper parts of the skin....

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    Incontinentia Pigmenti

    Incontinentia pigmenti (IP) is extremely rare. The main features occur in the skin where a blistering rash occurs in the newborn period, followed by the blisters becoming raised-like warts....

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    Ineffective Latch-on

    Difficulty with Latching On or Sucking A baby must be able to remove enough milk from the breast during breastfeeding to gain weight and "tell" the breasts to increase or maintain milk production. If the baby does not get enough milk, he or she will...

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    Infant of Diabetic Mother

    An infant of a mother with diabetes is a baby who is born to a mother with diabetes. Because the mother has diabetes, the baby is at risk for problems....

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    Infantile Refsum's Disease

    Infantile Refsum's Disease is an inherited genetic disorder that damages the white matter of the brain and affects motor movements....

  • Treatment

    Infectious Diseases

    The specialists in pediatric infectious diseases provide consultation regarding the diagnosis and management of all types of infectious diseases in children and adolescents. They work closely with the Division of Immunology at Washington University School of Medicine for the evaluation of patients with severe or...

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    Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center

    The Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center at St. Louis Children's Hospital provides care and treatment for children with Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis. Find information on the Pediatric IBD Center by calling 314.454.KIDS (5437)....

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