Conditions & Treatments

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    Phobias

    A phobia is an excessive fear of an object or situation. It’s a fear that lasts for at least 6 months. It is a type of anxiety disorder....

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    Phocomelia

    Phocomelia is a birth defect in which the limbs are extremely shortened so that the feet and hands arise close to the trunk....

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    Pierre Robin Syndrome

    Pierre Robin in 1923 is credited as being the first to describe Robin sequence: a small jaw, leading to a tongue that falls back in the throat and upper airway obstruction. Cleft palate is not an obligatory finding, it occurs in up to 90% of...

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    Pigmented Nevi

    Benign pigmented skin lesions and melanocytic nevi (moles) are common in children and adolescents. Benign pigmented skin lesions include:...

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    Pilomatrixoma

    A pilomatrixoma (PY-lo-may-trick-SO-mah), also known as pilomatricoma, is a slow-growing, usually non-cancerous, skin tumor of the hair follicle. It is most common on the face and neck, but it may be on other parts of the body....

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    Pilonidal Cysts

    A pilonidal cyst is an abnormal pocket originating in the skin that usually contains hair, skin debris and other abnormal tissue. A pilonidal cyst is almost always located near the tailbone at the top of the cleft of the buttocks. For more information or to...

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    Pityriasis Rosea

    Pityriasis rosea (pit-uh-RI-uh-sis RO-zee-uh) is a mild, common rash. It causes the skin to become scaly, pink, and inflamed. The rash can last from 1 to 3 months and usually leaves no lasting marks. This rash is not contagious....

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    Plastic Surgery

    Our pediatric plastic surgeons perform kid-focused reconstructive and plastic surgery for cleft palate, facial nerve disorders, brachial plexus injury, Mobius syndrome, craniosynostosis and more....

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    Pleuropulmonary Blastoma

    Pleuropulmonary blastoma (PPB) is a rare type of childhood lung tumor. It can begin in either the lung tissue or the chest cavity and can occur in very young children....

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    Plugged Milk Ducts

    What are plugged milk ducts? A plugged duct feels like a tender lump in the breast. Some mothers seem to be more prone to developing them. Usually they happen when a mother goes too long without emptying her breasts. Or, if insufficient milk is removed...