Our Specialties & Conditions

  • Condition

    Gait Abnormalities

    Pediatric gait abnormalities are problems with the way a child or teen walks, such as toe-walking or limping. Learn more about abnormal gait in children here.

  • Condition

    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.

  • Specialty

    Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

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

  • Condition

    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.

  • Treatment

    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.

  • Condition

    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.

  • Program

    Gender & Sex Development Program

    Learn more about gender identity & sex development, as well as our programs to provide comprehensive services for children from newborns to adolescents.

  • Program

    Gender Development Program

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

  • Program

    Gene and Cellular Medicine Program

    The Center for Genetic and Cellular Medicine at Lurie Children's is committed to advancing treatment of conditions amenable to gene and cell-based therapy.

  • Program

    Genetic Counselors & Genetic Counseling

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

  • Treatment

    Genetic Screening

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

  • Treatment

    Genetics Laboratory Services

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

  • Specialty

    Genetics, Genomics & Metabolism

    Lurie Children's Division of Genetics, Genomics and Metabolism provides a full range of services for the diagnosis & treatment of pediatric genetic disorders.

  • Condition

    Germ Cell Tumors

    Malignant (cancerous) or benign (non-cancerous) tumors that are composed mostly of germ cells — cells in the unborn baby that become the reproductive system.

  • Condition

    Giant Congenital Nevi

    When a birthmark, or nevus, covers more than 2% of a patient’s total body surface area, or if it is larger than the palm of a child’s hand, it is considered a giant nevus.

  • Condition

    Glomerulonephropathy and Glomerulonephritis

    Diseases of the glomeruli — the mass of tiny, semipermeable tubes deep in the kidneys through which the blood passes, filtering out water and soluble wastes.

  • Condition

    Glucose Intolerance

    A metabolic condition also known as impaired glucose tolerance in which the body cannot absorb or metabolize sugars from carbohydrates sufficiently.

  • Condition

    Graft-Versus-Host Disease (GVHD)

    Resulting when a patient receives transplanted tissue from another person, most often occurring after a stem cell (bone marrow) transplant from a donor other than oneself.

  • Condition

    Growing Pains

    A common pain syndrome that occurs in children. Not a result of a disease or other condition, nor do they lead to any injury or damage to the bones or joints.

  • Condition

    Growth Problems

    Growth rate is influenced by heredity, gender, environmental factors and nutrition. Sometimes, medical conditions stop a child from growing at a normal rate.

  • Condition

    Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    A rare auto-immune disorder which damages the coverings of the peripheral nerves and causes muscle weakness and occasionally paralysis.

  • Condition

    Gymnast’s Wrist (Distal Radial Epiphysitis)

    Irritation and inflammation of the growth plate (epiphysis) at the end of the radius (forearm bone) where it connects to the hand to form the wrist.

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