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Metatarsal Stress Fractures

Fractures occurring in the second, third and fourth metatarsal bones of the foot, usually caused by repetitive, high-impact, weight-bearing activities.

Methicillin-Resistant Staphyloccus Aureus (MRSA)

A type of bacteria resistant to certain antibiotics, including methicillin and other more common antibiotics such as oxacillin, penicillin and amoxicillin.

Micropenis

A normally structured penis that is smaller than the normal size range for an infant.

Microtia & Aural Atresia

A small, abnormally shaped ear, ranging from a minimally deformed small ear to a complete absence of the ear, and the absence of the ear canal; commonly found together.

Microtia Program

Lurie Children's Microtia Program treats infants and children with the ear deformities, hearing loss, and speech and language difficulties that come with microtia and aural atresia.

Migraines

A common childhood complaint with symptoms of moderate to severe intensity, usually described as “throbbing,” may include vision changes, tiredness and mood changes.

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Instead of traditional incisions, requiring weeks for healing, minimally invasive procedures use instruments to see inside the body and perform procedures with small incisions that heal more rapidly.

Minimally Invasive Urology Surgery

Urologic surgeons at Lurie Children’s have performed over 350 robot-assisted minimally invasive surgeries, even for babies as young as six months.

Mitral Valve Prolapse

Caused when the left ventricle of the heart contracts, part of the valve falls back into the left atrium, allowing blood to leak back through the valve into the atrium.

Mixed Vascular Malformations

A common, abnormal combination of capillaries, lymphatic vessels, and veins, forming prior to birth, with varying symptoms and complications.

Molluscum Contagiosum

Smooth, pearly, flesh-colored skin growths, beginning as small bumps, found on the face and body but may grow in the mouth or on the eyelid.

Mood & Anxiety Program

Lurie Children's Mood and Anxiety Program provides evidence-based assessment and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents.

Awards & Accolades

Lurie Children's is proud to be recognized for the following awards, accolades and achievements.

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