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Combined Immunodeficiency

A group of rare disorders, caused by a genetic mutation, making newborns very susceptible to severe infections, though they appear healthy at birth.

Complement Deficiency

A rare genetic disorder that causes the immune system to malfunction, causing individuals not to be able to fight off infections from bacteria, viruses, and fungi.

Complete Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome (CAIS)

A genetic defect in which, though an individual is genetically male (with one X chromosome and one Y chromosome), the external sex organs are female.

Complete or Partial Gonadal Dysgenesis

A congenital disorder affecting the development of external genitalia, from genetically male individuals having either nearly complete female genitalia or nearly complete male genitalia.

Complex Congenital Heart Disease Care Center

Lurie Children’s Complex Congenital Heart Disease Care Center offers a multidisciplinary approach to care for children with a wide range of complex congenital heart defects.

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Previously known as reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), is a chronic condition with pain out of proportion to the severity of the initial injury, typically getting worse with time.

Comprehensive Hepatobiliary Surgical Program

The hepatobiliary surgical program at Lurie Children's is one of the premier programs for complex pediatric hepatobiliary (liver and bile tract) surgery in the world. Learn more.

Computerized Tomography (CT)​

A CT scan, also called a CAT scan, gives your doctor a closer look at your child's internal organs, bony anatomy, blood vessels and soft tissues, with more detail than a general x-ray.


A brain injury that temporarily changes the way the brain works. The symptoms of a concussion can be subtle. A concussion can occur even if a person has not lost consciousness.

Concussion Evaluation

Lurie Children's has a multidisciplinary team of healthcare providers with expertise in concussion evaluation and concussion care.

Concussion Program

Lurie Children’s Institute for Sports Medicine at is uniquely qualified to evaluate, manage and treat concussions in children and adolescents.

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

A disorder in which the body’s two adrenal glands have an enzyme-making defect. Without the enzymes, the adrenals can't make the hormones cortisol, aldosterone and androgens.

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