Our Specialties & Conditions

  • Condition

    Tachycardia

    Tachycardia is a fast heart rate and there are several types that affect babies and children. All are treatable, but some are less serious than others.

  • Program

    TARGET Program

    TARGET is a group treatment program within the Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry that helps kids, adolescents and teens get connected to mental health treatment more quickly than if they were to wait for treatment with an individual provider.

  • Condition

    Tarsal Coalition

    An abnormal connection present between two of the bones of the foot near the ankle, leading to limited motion and pain in the foot.

  • Program

    Telemedicine

    Lurie Children's offers pediatric telemedicine for virtual outpatient appointments. Learn more about virtual visits with your physician and care team by video or telephone.

  • Condition

    Tennis Elbow

    Also called lateral epicondylitis, an overuse injury to the tendons that originate at the outside of the elbow.

  • Condition

    Testicular Regression

    Also called testicular regression syndrome, anorchia, empty scrotum, and vanishing testes, the gonads are undeveloped and absent.

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    Testicular Torsion

    A medical emergency in which a boy’s testicle twists and is deprived of its blood supply; emergency surgery will usually be needed to save the testicle.

  • Condition

    Testicular Tumors - Testicular Cancer

    A lump or swelling in either testicle or pain or discomfort in a testicle or the scrotum is not always cancer, but an evaluation should be made by a medical professional.

  • Condition

    Tethered Spinal Cord

    A congenital abnormality that results in the lower end of the spinal cord becoming fixed or attached in place.

  • Condition

    Tetralogy of Fallot

    Tetralogy of Fallot, or TOF, is a combination of four congenital heart defects and requires surgery. Learn more about TOF causes, symptoms & treatment.

  • Condition

    Thalassemia

    A group of inherited diseases of the blood affecting the ability of the body to make hemoglobin, causing anemia; commonly found around the Mediterranean Sea.

  • Program

    Thalassemia Program

    Lurie Children’s Thalassemia Program is the largest thalassemia treatment center in the Midwest and is a nationally designated Thalassemia Care Center recognized by the CDC.

  • Condition

    Thigh Contusion

    Also called a muscle bruise, an injury to the soft tissue (muscle fibers, connective tissue and/or blood vessels and nerves) of the upper leg.

  • Condition

    Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    A group of symptoms produced by pressure on the nerves and/or blood vessels as they pass through the space between the base of the neck and the armpit.

  • Program

    ThriveGI Integrative Health Program

    Lurie Children's offers one of only a few GI-focused pediatric integrative medicine programs in the country. Learn about ThriveGI integrative health here.

  • Condition

    Thrombophilia

    Also called hypercoagulability, a condition in which the blood has a higher than normal tendency to clot inside the blood vessels.

  • Program

    Thrombophilia Program

    Lurie Children's Thrombophilia Program provides dedicated services in a family-friendly environment for children and adolescents with thrombotic disorders.

  • Condition

    Thyroglossal Duct Cysts

    A lump or mass that forms in the center of the front of the neck and is the result of malformation in pregnancy.

  • Condition

    Thyroid Cancer

    Pediatric thyroid cancer is an uncommon cancer in children that causes thyroid gland cells to grow and multiply too much, forming a nodule in the lower neck.

  • Program

    Thyroid Program

    Lurie Children’s Pediatric Thyroid Program provides care and treatment for babies through young adults with thyroid problems and diseases. Learn more.

  • Condition

    Tibial Torsion (Twisting of the Shinbone)

    One cause of intoeing, a condition in which the shin bone is slightly twisted or rotated, causing the foot to turn in.

  • Condition

    Tics and Tourette Syndrome

    Uncontrolled, repetitive movement of a muscle or group of muscles.

  • Condition

    Tongue-Tie (Ankyloglossia)

    Explore comprehensive information on tongue tie in children, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options available for pediatric patients.

  • Treatment

    Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy

    Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy surgery is the most common surgery performed on children in the United States. Learn more about the T&A procedure and recovery.

  • Condition

    Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection (TAPVC)

    A condition in which the pulmonary veins that bring oxygen-rich blood from the lungs back to the heart are not connected to the left atrium, but instead, drain elsewhere.

  • Specialty

    Town & Country Pediatrics

    Town & Country Pediatrics offers a range of pediatric primary care services for all your child’s health needs. Learn about our convenient scheduling options and quality pediatric care.

  • Program

    Tracheal Reconstruction Program

    The tracheal reconstruction team at Lurie Children’s is comprised of surgeons from Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery and ENT's Aerodigestive Program. Learn more.

  • Condition

    Tracheal Rings

    Complete tracheal rings refers to a defect in the structure of the cartilages that make up the trachea.

  • Condition

    Tracheoesophageal Fistula

    A congenital condition in which an abnormal connection exists between the windpipe and the tube that carries food and water from the mouth to the stomach.

  • Condition

    Tracheomalacia

    Normal tracheal cartilages are round, and because of this shape, they can withstand positive pressure forces without collapsing.

  • Condition

    Transient Synovitis Hip

    An irritation of the lining of the hip generally occurring in children between three and 12 years old.

  • Specialty

    Transitioning to Adult Care

    Lurie Children's Chronic Care Transition Team helps teenage patients with chronic illnesses prepare for the transition to adult healthcare.

  • Specialty

    Transplant Surgery

    Lurie Children's has a leading transplant center with high rates of graft success and survival in children.

  • Condition

    Transposition of the Great Arteries (d-TGA)

    Occurring when the positions of the pulmonary artery and the aorta are reversed.

  • Condition

    Transverse Myelitis

    A condition in which both sides of one segment of the spinal cord become inflamed, causing weakness, abnormal sensation, and loss of control beyond that point.

  • Program

    Trauma Center

    Lurie Children's is a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, staffed and equipped to handle the most severely injured children. We see more than 800 trauma victims each year.

  • Program

    Trauma Treatment Service (TTS)

    Lurie Children's Trauma Treatment Service (TTS) is a multidisciplinary team that works to provide comprehensive, evidence-based, holistic interventions to patients and families who have experienced violence and trauma. Learn more.

  • Condition

    Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Children

    A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is any damage to the brain caused by either impact with or by an object or a sudden acceleration or deceleration in the cranium.

  • Condition

    Treacher Collins Syndrome

    Also called mandibulofacial dysostosis or Franceschetti-Zwalen-Klein syndrome, a congenital defect in which the bones of the face, jaw, and skull are malformed.

  • Program

    Treatment Groups for Children with Mental Health Conditions

    Lurie Children's has developed group settings to help children work through issues together, such as disruptive disorders, healthy decisions, sleep disturbances, and social skills.

  • Condition

    Tremor

    Rhythmic, oscillating muscle movements pivoting on a joint, most commonly involving the hands but can affect the arms, head, vocal cords, trunk, or legs.

  • Condition

    Tricuspid Atresia

    A condition in which there is no tricuspid valve, therefore no blood can flow from the right atrium to the right ventricle. For survival, an opening must be formed.

  • Program

    Trisomy 9 Mosaic (T9M) Syndrome Program

    Learn more about Lurie Children's Trisomy 9 Mosaic (T9M) Syndrome Program, the first dedicated clinic for T9M, offering specialized care and research opportunities. Schedule an appointment today.

  • Condition

    Truncus Arteriosus

    Also called common arterial trunk, a condition in which there is one common vessel or trunk from the heart instead of a separate pulmonary artery and aorta.

  • Condition

    Tularemia

    A disease humans typically acquire after skin or mucous membrane contact with tissues or fluids of infected animals or from bites of infected ticks, deer flies or mosquitoes.

  • Condition

    Turf Toe

    Also called first metatarsal-phalangeal joint sprain, an injury to the joint capsule and ligaments connecting the big toe to the foot, causing pain at the ball of the foot.

  • Program

    Turner Syndrome Program

    Our Turner syndrome specialists provide comprehensive care to pediatric patients instead of addressing each symptom or issue separately. Learn more.

  • Condition

    Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)

    Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS) is a rare condition affecting identical twin pregnancies. Learn more about diagnosis, treatment, recovery and more.

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