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Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
225 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60611
Research at Lurie Children’s is conducted through Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute. We focus on improving child health, transforming pediatric medicine and ensuring healthier futures.
Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute has moved onto the campus of its medical partners creating the promise of greater impact for pediatric research
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Also known as “synechia vulvae” or “labial agglutination,” a closure of the opening to the vagina, may occur in the first few months of life or, even more rarely, at a later time.
A condition in which a lack of an enzyme called lactase causes the inability to digest lactose, a sugar found in milk products.
A laryngeal cleft is a gap in the tissues at the back of the voice box, which sometimes extends further down into the tissues that separate the windpipe and esophagus.
Children can be born with a laryngeal web, or it can be acquired as a scar between the vocal cords where they meet.
Laryngomalacia is a malformation of the top of the voice box at birth, which causes floppiness of the upper airway above the vocal cords.
Lurie Children’s knows that lead poisoning is a common environmental disease of young children and has developed a program to detect and care for children with lead exposure.
A condition involving the bones of the hip joint, when there is not enough blood delivered to the femoral head, the round ball at the top of the thighbone (femur).
Cancer of the blood, beginning in the bone marrow, the soft, spongy center of the long bones that produces the three major blood cells: white, red, and platelets.
A group of disorders that damage the covering of the nerve cells in the brain and spinal column, so they can no longer transmit signals between the brain and the body.
Lurie Children's Leukodystrophy Care Program is a multidisciplinary program providing the best possible comprehensive care to patients with leukodystrophies and their families at every stage of their disease.
Like tongue-tie , lip tie occurs when a piece of tissue (a frenulum) behind the upper lip is short and tight. Unlike tongue-tie, the presence of a frenulum behind the upper lip is considered normal in infants. A physician can examine the tissue to determine if a procedure is necessary to loosen the lip tie, similar to the frenotomy for a...
Irritation and inflammation of the growth plate on the inner side of the elbow, occurring in young baseball players and in other sports where players throw often.
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