Conditions & Treatments

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    Periodic Fever Syndromes

    Periodic fever syndromes refer to diseases that cause periodic (episodic) fever that do not have an infectious (virus/bacteria) cause. Many of these syndromes are hereditary and result from mutation (defect or mistake) in a gene....

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    Peripheral Nerve Injuries

    Peripheral nerves carry simple commands from the brain to the legs, arms, hands and feet. They enable people to perform such basic activities as bending the elbow, buttoning a shirt and stepping forward....

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    Peripheral Neuropathy

    Peripheral neuropathy is a type of damage to the nervous system. Specifically, it occurs when there is a problem with your child's peripheral nervous system, the network of nerves that transmits information from the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord) to the rest...

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    Periventricular Leukomalacia (PVL)

    Periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) is a softening of white brain tissue near the ventricles. The ventricles are fluid-filled chambers in the brain. These are the spaces in the brain that contain the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). The white matter is the inner part of the brain. It...

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    Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension

    Persistent pulmonary hypertension (PPHN) happens in newborn babies. It occurs when a newborn’s circulation continues to flow as it did while in the womb. When this happens, too much blood flow bypasses the baby’s lungs. This is sometimes called persistent fetal circulation....

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    Pfeiffer Syndrome

    Pfeiffer syndrome is a genetic disorder in which certain skull bones fuse early and prevent the skull from growing normally. This affects the shape of the head and face....

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    Pharmacy

    The pharmacy team is committed to providing the highest quality of pharmaceutical services to our inpatients and outpatients....

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    Pharyngitis

    Pharyngitis is redness, pain, and swelling of the throat (pharynx). Pharyngitis can be caused by many things, but viral infections are the most common cause....

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    Pheochromocytoma

    Pheochromocytoma is a tumor of the adrenal glands. The tumor makes hormones called epinephrine and norepinephrine. This leads to an excess of the hormones in the body....

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    Phimosis and Paraphimosis

    Overview Phimosis and paraphimosis are problems with the foreskin of the penis. Phimosis is when a foreskin can’t be pulled down (retracted) from the tip of the penis. This is a common problem in young boys. Paraphimosis is when the foreskin is retracted but can’t...