Conditions & Treatments

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    Osteopetrosis

    Osteopetrosis is a bone disease that makes bones abnormally dense and prone to breakage (fracture). Researchers have described several major types of osteopetrosis, which are usually distinguished by their pattern of inheritance: autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, or X-linked. The different types of the disorder can...

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    Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis is a condition where the bones are thinner than normal. It’s a condition that gets worse over time. This means that bones get thinner over time, or don’t grow as they should. The bones are then weaker and at higher risk of breaking....

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    Osteosarcoma

    Osteosarcoma is cancer of the bone. The cancer (malignant) cells make immature bone cells (osteoid). Osteosarcoma is very rare, but it is the most common type of bone cancer in children and teens. It is most common in teens and young adults....

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    Otitis Externa

    Swimmer’s ear (otitis externa) is an inflammation of the external ear canal. Swimmer’s ear is caused by fungi or bacteria. Water that stays in the ear canal during swimming, for example, may let bacteria and fungi grow....

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    Otitis Media

    What is otitis media (ear infection)? Otitis media is infection or inflammation in the middle ear. Most kids have at least one ear infection by the time they are 3 years old. But, adults can also get ear infections. What causes ear infections? Inflammation in...

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    Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

    The Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology provides care for children from birth to 18 years of age with all types of ear, nose and throat conditions....

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    Ovarian Cysts

    A cyst is a fluid-filled sac that sometimes hurts - but not always. In most cases a cyst on the ovary does no harm and goes away by itself....

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    Over-Active Let-Down

    Some mothers have such a strong let-down that the baby cannot handle the volume of milk. If your baby chokes, gags, or pushes off of the breast a minute or two after beginning to feed, an overactive let-down may be the cause. What can help...

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    Overactive Adrenal Glands

    Adrenal glands make a series of hormones. The hormones are androgens, corticosteroids, and aldosterone. Overactive adrenal glands make too much of one or more of these hormones. This can cause health problems....

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    Overuse Injuries

    An increasing number of boys and girls are playing recreational and organized sports. As a result, there is a rise in the number of overuse injuries seen among children and teens. Most sports and overuse injuries are due to injuries that affect the bone, muscles,...

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