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Corneal Abrasions

A scratch or injury to the cornea, which is the clear, dome-shaped surface that covers the front of the eye.

Coronary Artery Anomalies Program

Lurie Children’s Coronary Artery Anomalies Program is dedicated to the diagnosis and ongoing monitoring of children with coronary artery anomalies.

Cranial & Facial Asymmetry

Very common condition in newborns due to the “softness” of the skull bones at birth; most cases are solved by simple changes in sleeping habits and a few special exercises.

Craniofacial Fibrous Dysplasia

A rare bone disease in which the bones of the face and skull are replaced by fibrous tissue. A variant of fibrous dysplasia, which occurs elsewhere. Not hereditary or malignant.

Critical Care

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Lurie Children's uses innovative equipment and top quality care to save the lives of critically ill children.

Crohn's Disease

A chronic inflammatory bowel disease usually involving the small intestine, most often the lower part called the ileum. Also called ileitis or enteritis.

Crossed-Eyes (Strabismus)

A condition in which the eyes are crossed.

Cutis Laxa

A rare genetic disorder of the connective tissues of the body causing the skin to lose its elasticity and sag. May also affect internal organs, including the blood vessels, heart and lungs.

Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome

Characterized by recurrent spells of severe nausea and intense vomiting, a common disorder affecting many children today, usually between the ages of three and seven.

Cystic Fibrosis

A genetic disease that causes the body to make thick, sticky mucus. In the lungs, causes infections and loss of function. In the pancreas, keeps enzymes from digesting food.

Cystic Fibrosis Genetic Carrier Testing for Parents

Medical technology now offers information about the future health of individuals and can be used to detect cystic fibrosis.

Cystic Fibrosis Program

Lurie Children's has the largest accredited treatment center in Illinois committed to customized treatment of cystic fibrosis in children.

Awards & Accolades

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

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