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22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome

A genetic disorder caused by the partial deletion of genetic material on one copy of a person’s chromosome 22.

5-alpha Reductase Deficiency

A deficiency causing fetuses to develop with what are called “ambiguous genitalia,” not clearly male or female.

Abdominal Pain

One of the more common gastrointestinal problems, occurring most frequently in children under the age of 11.

Academic General Pediatrics

Lurie Children's Division of Academic General Pediatrics and Primary Care offers primary care medicine and a broad range of pediatric specialties related to a child's environment and general well-being.

Accessory Navicular

An extra piece of bone attached to the navicular bone, located on the inside of the foot just above the arch.

Achalasia

A disorder of the esophagus, impairing the ability to push food down toward the stomach.

Achilles Tendonitis

An inflammation of the Achilles tendon, the thick, fibrous, connective tissue that attaches the calf muscles to the heel bone.

Acne

Pimples with redness and discomfort caused by hair follicles becoming plugged with dead skin cells, sebum and bacteria.

Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)

Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare but serious condition that affects the nervous system.

Adjustment Disorders

Responses to a significant change in a child's life or surroundings, often showing in depression, anxiety and misbehavior.

Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Program

Lurie Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders launched the Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Program to provide top-quality care to adolescents using our pediatric protocols.

Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine

The Potocsnak Family Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine provides medical and mental health services for children and adolescents up to age 25, including primary care, behavioral health, and gender development care.

Awards & Accolades

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