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Morton Neuroma (Intermetatarsal Neuropathy/Perineural Fibroma)

A swelling and growth of tissue surrounding the nerves between the bones of the foot, resulting from consistent irritation, injury or occurring for unknown reasons.

Motor Milestones Therapy

Lurie Children's treats children who are behind in developing their gross and fine motor skills, whether from known conditions such as cerebral palsy, or with those otherwise healthy who struggle to achieve common milestones.

Movement Disorders Program

Lurie Children’s Pediatric Movement Disorders Program provides comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of disorders leading to too much movement, too little movement or problems with balance and coordination.

Movement Dysfunction

Affecting the ability to walk, maintain balance, and participate in athletics; chronic pain and decreased range of motion are usually also present.

Moyamoya Disease

A rare, progressive cerebrovascular disorder, the name (in Japanese) describing the look of the tangle of tiny vessels formed to compensate for the blockage.


Disorders caused by the deficiency of an enzyme that breaks down mucopolysaccharides, which then accumulate in the tissues of the body, causing various symptoms.

Mucopolysaccharidoses & Mucolipidoses Treatment Program​

Lurie Children's Mucopolysaccharidoses and Mucolipidoses Treatment Program provides comprehensive care and assists patients and families in the management of these complex conditions.

Multicystic Dysplastic Kidney (MCDK)

A condition that results from the malformation of the kidney during fetal development, consisting of irregular cysts of varying sizes that resemble a bunch of grapes.

Multiple Sclerosis

A disease of the central nervous system in which the cells that protect the nerves are damaged, decreasing their ability to transmit signals of muscle control or sensation.

Muscle Contusion

An injury to the soft tissue (muscle fibers, connective tissue and/or blood vessels and nerves) of the upper leg, with the most commonly involved muscle being the quadriceps.

Muscular Dystrophies

Thirty or more genetic diseases characterized by progressive weakness and degeneration of the skeletal muscles that control movement.

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Clinic

Lurie Children’s works with the Muscular Dystrophy Association in clinical partnership to improve the care of children living with neuromuscular diseases.

Awards & Accolades

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