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Sever Disease (Calcaneal Apophysitis)

A painful irritation and inflammation of the growth plate at the back of the heel bone, where the Achilles tendon connects.

Severe Aplastic Anemia

When bone marrow fails to produce enough blood cells because the stem cells that normally become the three types of blood cells (red, white and platelets) are damaged.

Sex Development Program

Lurie Children’s unites pediatric urologists, endocrinologists, surgeons, ethicists and child psychologists experienced in differences in sexual development.

Sexuality Education Program

Please note that as we navigate remote working and learning experiences in response to the need for social distancing, our team is eager to work with your organization to offer our education initiatives via audio/video-conferencing tools online.  Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago’s Sexuality Education Program combines the...

Shoulder Instability

When the structures of the shoulder don’t hold the bones together tightly, allowing the humerus to partially slide out of its socket or come all the way out of its socket.

Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome (SDS)

A rare, inherited condition that has effects throughout the body, causing poor absorption of fats, bone-marrow dysfunction and skeletal malformations.

Sickle Cell Disease

An inherited blood disorder characterized by abnormal hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen to the tissues.

Sickle Cell Disease Program

Lurie Children's Sickle Cell Disease Program is a nationally recognized center of excellence providing comprehensive care to manage the disease and prevent its complications.

Sinding-Larsen-Johansson Syndrome

Irritation and inflammation of the growth plate at the bottom of the kneecap, where the patella tendon inserts.

Single Coronary Artery

A very rare congenital cardiac abnormality in which only one artery feeds blood to the heart muscle.

Single Ventricle

A complex congenital heart defect where only one ventricle, instead of two, has formed.

Single Ventricle Center of Excellence

Lurie Children’s Single Ventricle Center of Excellence offers comprehensive treatment for infants, children and adults born with a single functional ventricle pumping blood to the entire body.

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