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High Ankle Sprain (Syndesmosis Sprain)

An injury to the ligaments connecting the tibia and fibula just above the ankle joint. Compared to lateral ankle sprains, high ankle sprains are less common and longer to heal.

Hip Disorders

Common and with many causes. Not always easy to diagnose and may include hip pain, irritability, and difficulty in movement.

Hip Spica Cast Care

Hip spica casts are applied after various types of leg surgeries. Learn more about the cast care.

Hirschsprung Disease

A condition which occurs when the intestinal wall is missing the cells which signal the muscles in the large intestine to push stool towards the anus, causing an intestinal blockage.

Hives (Urticaria)

A condition in which red, itchy, and swollen areas appear on the skin usually as an allergic reaction from eating certain foods or taking certain medications.

Hodgkin Lymphoma

A type of cancer in the lymphatic system, part of the immune system that functions to fight disease and infections. Hodgkin lymphoma cells can spread to other organs and tissue.

Holter & Event Monitoring

A Holter monitor, a small device that records your child's heartbeats for 24 hours or longer, allows the physician to see abnormal beats or rhythms that may be causing your child's symptoms.

Hormone Therapy for Transgender Females

Learn more about the effects that estrogen may have on your body and an approximate timeline of these changes.

Hormone Therapy for Transgender Males

Learn more about the effects that testosterone may have on your body and an approximate timeline of these changes.

Horseshoe Kidney & Pelvic Kidney

Conditions that either result when the kidneys fail to ascend to their normal position above the waist and remain in the pelvis or when the developing kidneys fuse together.

Hospital-Based Medicine

Lurie Children's hospitalists are board-eligible/board-certified pediatricians who specialize in caring for hospitalized infants, children, and adolescents.

Hydration Assessment in Short Bowel Syndrome

Learn how to properly assess and hydrate children with short bowel syndrome with a short video produced by Lurie Children's.

Awards & Accolades

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