Conditions & Treatments

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    Prothrombin Thrombophilia

    This disorder is the second most common type of blood clotting disorder. It also increases the risk for deep vein thrombosis and pregnancy complications, including slowed fetal development and miscarriage....

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    Prune Belly Syndrome

    Prune belly syndrome is a rare type of birth defect. The defect can range from mild to severe. It is also known as triad syndrome or Eagle-Barrett syndrome....

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    Psoriatic Arthritis

    Psoriatic arthritis is a rare form of arthritis or joint inflammation that affects both skin and joints. It can occur in people who have psoriasis, a skin and nail disease. Psoriasis is an ongoing (chronic) condition that causes a red, scaly, itchy rash. It also...

  • Treatment

    Psychiatry Center

    The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Center at St. Louis Children's Hospital specializes in the diagnosis and the treatment of disorders of emotion, cognition and/or behavior affecting children from infancy to age 21. For more information, call 314-454-5437....

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    Psychology Services

    St. Louis Children’s Hospital offers a comprehensive a team of professionals who are committed to providing high-quality psychological care for children. Our doctoral-level psychologists and neuropsychologists work closely together to offer the most advanced psychological services available for children and adolescents....

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    Pulmonary Atresia (PA)

    Pulmonary atresia (PA) is a heart defect that happens when the fetal heart doesn’t form as it should. This can happen during the first 8 weeks of pregnancy....

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    Pulmonary Medicine

    Pediatric pulmonary specialists at St. Louis Children's Hospital practice some of the most innovative treatments available for cystic fibrosis, asthma, allergies, sleep disorders and other pediatric breathing disorders....

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    Pulmonary Stenosis

    Pulmonary stenosis is a birth defect of the heart (congenital). It can happen when the pulmonary valve doesn’t develop as it should during the first 8 weeks of pregnancy....

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    Puncture Wounds

    A puncture wound is a deep wound made by a sharp object, such as a nail or a jagged piece of metal or wood. Puncture wounds may be small in diameter and not seem serious. However, they do need treatment by a healthcare provider....

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    Pyloric Stenosis

    Pyloric stenosis is a problem that causes forceful vomiting. It affects babies from birth to 6 months of age. Symptoms usually start around 3 to 5 weeks of age. It can lead to dehydration. This condition is the second most common reason why newborns have...