Our Specialties & Conditions

  • Condition

    Kasabach-Merritt Phenomenon (KMP)

    A condition that causes problems with blood clotting, caused by a blood vessel tumor, either a tufted angioma or kaposiform hemangioendothelioma.

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    Kawasaki Disease

    Kawasaki disease is A serious pediatric illness that causes inflammation of the blood vessels and can damage the coronary arteries of the heart. Learn more.

  • Program

    Kawasaki Disease Center

    The Center for Kawasaki Disease at Lurie Children's is internationally known as one of the most active centers for clinical, educational and research programs.

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    Keratitis

    An inflammation or infection of the cornea of the eye, which is the clear, dome-shaped surface that covers the front of the eye.

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    Keratoconus

    Keratoconus is a rare, progressive disorder of the cornea (the clear, front part of the eye) that causes thinning, steepening, high astigmatism, and can lead to scarring and permanent vision loss. Learn more.

  • Condition

    Keratosis Pilaris

    Keratosis pilaris is a common skin condition that causes small bumps on the skin. It is harmless and is treated with a variety of over-the-counter medications.

  • Program

    Ketogenic Diet Program

    Learn how a keto diet can help control childhood epilepsy and seizures, and why the Lurie children's Ketogenic Diet Program one of the best programs of its kind.

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    Kidney Stones

    A hard deposit of mineral and acid crystals that sometimes forms inside a kidney, can cause extreme pain while it passes.

  • Program

    Kidney Transplant Program

    Lurie Children's Pediatric Kidney Transplant Program has outcomes among the best programs in the country. Learn more today about how we can help.

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    Klinefelter Syndrome

    Learn about Klinefelter syndrome, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options at Lurie Children's. Access expert care and resources to support individuals and families affected by this genetic condition for better health outcomes.

  • Program

    Klinefelter Syndrome Program

    The Klinefelter Syndrome Program (also referred to as 47,XXY) offers interdisciplinary care spanning from prenatal consultation to young adulthood. Learn more.

  • Program

    Knee Injury Prevention Program (KIPP®)

    Lurie Children's Institute for Sports Medicine​ offers the Knee Injury Prevention Program, a neuromuscular training program designed to reduce the risk of ACL injuries among female adolescent athletes.

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    Knock Knees (Genu Valgum)

    When some children stand, run or walk, their knees seem very close together (or even touch each other) and their ankles are further apart.

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    Kyphoscoliotic Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (kEDS)

    Kyphoscoliotic Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (kEDS) is one of the different subtypes of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS). Learn more.

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