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The Colorectal Center

The Colorectal Center treats colorectal conditions, Hirschsprung's disease, anorectal malformations and associated spinal cord anomalies. Learn how we can help.

Thigh Contusion

Also called a muscle bruise, an injury to the soft tissue (muscle fibers, connective tissue and/or blood vessels and nerves) of the upper leg.

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

A group of symptoms produced by pressure on the nerves and/or blood vessels as they pass through the space between the base of the neck and the armpit.


Also called hypercoagulability, a condition in which the blood has a higher than normal tendency to clot inside the blood vessels.

Thrombophilia Program

Lurie Children's Thrombophilia Program provides dedicated services in a family-friendly environment for children and adolescents with thrombotic disorders.

Thyroglossal Duct Cysts

A lump or mass that forms in the center of the front of the neck and is the result of malformation in pregnancy.

Thyroid Cancer

A change in the genes of the cells of the thyroid gland that causes the cells to grow and multiply too much, forming a mass of tissue called a nodule in the lower neck.

Tibial Torsion (Twisting of the Shinbone)

One cause of intoeing, a condition in which the shin bone is slightly twisted or rotated, causing the foot to turn in.


Uncontrolled, repetitive movement of a muscle or group of muscles.

Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy

Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy surgery is the most common surgery performed on children in the United States.

Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection (TAPVC)

A condition in which the pulmonary veins that bring oxygen-rich blood from the lungs back to the heart are not connected to the left atrium, but instead, drain elsewhere.

Tourette Syndrome

A neurological condition included with other tic disorders, involuntary and repetitive movement or vocalization.

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