Conditions & Treatments

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    Vaginitis

    Vaginitis refers to any inflammation or infection of the vagina. This is a common gynecological problem found in females of all ages, with one-third of females having at least one form of vaginitis at some time during their lives....

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    Vascular Birthmarks

    What are birthmarks? Birthmarks are areas of discolored and/or raised skin that are apparent at birth or within a few weeks of birth. Birthmarks may be made up of malformed pigment cells or blood vessels. Medical experts don’t know what causes birthmarks. But most of...

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    Vascular Malformations

    What is a vascular malformation? A vascular malformation is a type of birthmark, or congenital (present at birth) growth, made up of arteries, veins, capillaries, or lymphatic vessels. There are several different types of malformations and they are named according to which type of blood...

  • Treatment

    Vascular Services

    The surgeons and specialists at St. Louis Children's Hospital are dedicated to providing the best possible vascular services care for your child's specific needs....

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    Vasculitis

    Information on vasculitis, inflammation of the blood vessels. Learn about types of vasculitis including Kawasaki disease Henoch-Schönlein Purpura. Contact St. Louis Children's Hospital to learn more....

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    Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)

    A VSD is an opening or hole in the dividing wall (septum) between the two lower chambers of the heart. VSDs are the most common type of congenital heart defect....

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    Vertical Talus

    Vertical talus is a congenital foot disorder, which means it is present in babies at birth. The foot turns outward, creating a rigid flat foot....

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    Very Low Birthweight

    Very low birth weight (VLBW) is a term used to describe babies who are born weighing less than 3 pounds, 4 ounces. It is very rare that babies are born this tiny. Only about 1% of babies born in the U.S. are very low birth...

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    Vesicoureteral Reflux

    Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is a condition where urine in the bladder flows in the wrong direction. It goes up into the tubes (ureters) that lead to the kidneys. It often flows all the way back up to the kidneys....

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    Viral Exanthems (Rashes)

    Information about viral illnesses causing rashes...

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