Conditions & Treatments

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    Rabies

    Rabies is a viral infection that attacks the nervous system. Once symptoms develop, it is often fatal. But a rabies vaccine, or a series of vaccines, given soon after contact with an animal infected with rabies can prevent the illness....

  • Condition

    Radial Longitudinal Deficiency

    Radial longitudinal deficiency (RLD), also referred to as radial deficiency or radial club hand, is a rare birth defect where the radius bone in the forearm does not form properly causing the hand to bend towards the thumb side of the forearm causing limited movement....

  • Condition

    Radiohumeral Synostosis

    Radiohumeral synostosis is a rare birth defect in which the arm and forearm are joined together improperly, resulting in an unnatural elbow position that may have no functional use....

  • Treatment

    Radiology Services

    St. Louis Children’s Hospital provides pediatric CT scans, CT and MRI Angioplasty, MRI, exams, ultrasounds and diagnostic tests. View our tests, diagnostic procedures and nuclear medicine as well as our sedation technique and radiation protocols....

  • Condition

    Radioulnars Synostosis

    Radioulnars synostosis is when two forearm bones are joined together improperly, obstructing forearm movement and rotation. The condition can result from birth or from injury later in life....

  • Condition

    Renal Failure

    Kidney disease (renal failure) is short-term or permanent damage to the kidneys that results in loss of normal kidney function....

  • Treatment

    Respiratory Care

    The Pediatric Respiratory Care team at St. Louis Children’s Hospital consists of highly trained therapists working closely with physicians, nurses, and other specialists to provide the highest level of care to patients and their families....

  • Condition

    Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

    Overview RSV is a viral illness that causes symptoms such as trouble breathing. It’s the most common cause of inflammation of the small airways in the lungs (bronchiolitis) and pneumonia in babies. Causes RSV is spread when a child comes into contact with fluid from...

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    Restless Leg Syndrome in Children

    Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) may occur in children. Symptoms are typically uncomfortable feelings or sensations in the legs occurring at bedtime that may be difficult for children to describe....

  • Condition

    Restrictive Cardiomyopathy

    What is restrictive cardiomyopathy? Restrictive cardiomyopathy, the least common type of cardiomyopathy in the U.S., occurs when the myocardium of the ventricles becomes excessively rigid, and the filling of the ventricles with blood between heart beats is impaired. This condition occurs rarely in children. Restrictive...

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