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Dravet Clinic

The Dravet Clinic at Lurie Children’s Epilepsy Center is committed to providing high-quality care to patients with Dravet syndrome.

Drug Allergy

A group of symptoms caused by a reaction to a medication where the body's immune system may produce antibodies against a drug.

Dry Skin

Dryness may be caused by or accompanied by several behaviors, environmental factors or health conditions.

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

A form of muscular dystrophy, an inherited disease occurring in about 1 out of every 3,600 male infants. It worsens more quickly than other types of muscular dystrophy.

Duplicated Collecting System (Also Duplicated Kidney)

Two ureters for one kidney, each one draining separately into the bladder.

Dysfunctional Voiding

Dysfunctional voiding is a condition where the bladder does not empty normally or fully.


The inability of food or liquids to pass easily from the mouth, into the throat and down into the esophagus to the stomach during the process of swallowing.


A movement disorder in which the muscles receive incorrect signals from the brain, causing them to contract and twist uncontrollably and sometimes painfully.

Awards & Accolades

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