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Emergency Medicine

The board certified team in the pediatric emergency room at Lurie Children's perform life saving services to children 24 hours a day.

Encephalitis

A condition characterized by inflammation of the brain, usually resulting from an infection. This condition can cause problems with the brain and spinal cord function.

Encopresis

A problem that children can develop due to chronic constipation. When a child has fewer bowel movements, they can be difficult to pass, causing a vicious cycle to develop.

Endocarditis

Endocarditis is an inflammation of the layer of cells lining the inside of the heart muscle and valves, and can be infective or noninfective. Learn more here.

Endocrinology

The pediatric endocrinologists at Lurie Children's rank nationally for techniques shown to improve outcomes for children with endocrine disorders.

Endoscopic Ear Surgery Program

The Endoscopic Ear Surgery Program is led by Stephen R. Hoff, MD, FACS, FAAP, a Pediatric Otolaryngologist with expertise in transcanal endoscopic ear surgery.

Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

The purpose of endoscopic sinus surgery is to open the passages of the sinuses allowing for proper drainage to the nose.

ENT (Otolaryngology)

The Division of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery provides medical & surgical treatment for children with disorders of the ears, nose and throat (ENT).

Enuresis (Nighttime Wetting)

Occurring during sleep ("bedwetting"), it is called nocturnal enuresis or nighttime wetting. Nocturnal enuresis is the most common bladder function disorder in children.

Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)

A chronic allergic disease of the esophagus — the tube from the mouth to the stomach — characterized by food impaction (food trapped in the esophagus), solid-food dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), and gastroesophageal reflux disease (heartburn & regurgitation).

Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases

Chronic, inflammatory diseases characterized by an elevated number of eosinophils — a type of white blood cell — in one or more areas in the digestive system.

Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases Program​​

Lurie Children's Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases Program is devoted to the comprehensive care and research of children diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitis.