Conditions & Treatments

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    Kartagener Syndrome

    Kartagener syndrome, a rare inherited birth defect, is a type of primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD), a condition marked by frequent infections of the lungs, ears, throat, and sinuses that continue into adulthood....

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    Kawasaki Disease

    Kawasaki disease is a rare illness that most commonly affects children ages 0 to 5, but can sometimes affect children up to the age of 13. It is a type of vasculitis....

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    Keloids

    Keloids are a benign skin growth that are characterized by smooth, firm, raised, fibrous growths on the skin that form in wound sites. Keloids are more common in African-Americans....

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    Keratitis

    Keratitis is an inflammation or infection of the cornea of the eye. The cornea is the clear, dome-shaped surface that covers the front of the eye....

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    Kidney Stones

    A kidney stone is a hard, pebble-like deposit that forms in the kidney. It may be as small as a grain of sand or as large as a pearl. Some are as big as golf balls....

  • Treatment

    Kidney Transplant Program

    Get information on the Kidney Transplant Program at St. Louis Children's Hospital including program highlights, medical advances and effectiveness of using adult kidneys on children. For more information on our kidney transplant program, call 314-454-KIDS (5437)....

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    Kohler Disease

    Inflammation of an outgrowth to the tarsal navicular bone is called Kohler disease. This condition occurs most commonly in children two to nine years of age....

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    Kyphosis

    Kyphosis is a deformity of the backbone (spine). It’s when the bones of the spine (vertebrae) in the upper back curve outward more than they should....

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