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Gait Abnormalities

Abnormalities in the way a person walks. Limping and toe-walking are examples of gait abnormalities.

Ganglion Cysts

Lumps that form under the skin, usually on top of the wrist, usually round or oval shape, and varying from the size of a pea to about an inch in diameter.

Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

The nationally ranked Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition offers cutting-edge treatments for pediatric digestive disorders. Learn more here.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

A digestive disorder caused by gastric acid flowing from the stomach into the esophagus. Gastroesophageal refers to the stomach and esophagus, and reflux is backflow.

Gastrostomy Tubes

Lurie Children's offers a pediatric G-tube guide for administering feedings through a feeding tube. Discover answers about G-tube placement here.

Gaucher Disease

A deficiency of the enzyme beta-glucosidase, which breaks down a specific fatty substance, allowing it to accumulate in the body, resulting in anemia, low platelet count, etc.

Gender & Sex Development Program

Lurie Children's specialists provide compassion and gender identity support development for children from newborns to adolescents.

Gender Development Program

Lurie Children’s outpatient services are ready to support the physical, mental and social health of youth as they progress through gender identity.

Genetic Counselors & Genetic Counseling

Lurie Children's Genetic Counselors help families with genetic conditions by providing education, support, and advocacy.

Genetic Screening

Contact your physician if you have symptoms or physical signs that you suspect may be related to a genetic disorder.

Genetics Laboratory Services

Licensed physicians at Lurie Children's perform laboratory procedures upon request.

Genetics, Birth Defects & Metabolism

Lurie Children's geneticists are world renowned for innovative techniques for evaluating and treating pediatric genetic and metabolic disorders.