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Epilepsy Surgery

There are many types of seizure disorders. In the best cases, children respond well to medication. But for those who don't, surgery may offer the best option for control or elimination of seizures.

Epilepsy Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic

Lurie Children’s Epilepsy Multidisciplinary TSC Clinic’s goal is to provide quality care to individuals with TSC, manage research that will contribute to better treatment and a cure for TSC, and provide a complete medical team to coordinate treatment for all aspects of TSC.


A term used to describe when the urethral opening is in an abnormal location. In males, the opening is usually on the topside of the penis and not the tip.

Esophageal Duplication or Masses

A rare inherited condition in which a mass of cells forms alongside the esophagus (the tube that connects the mouth to the stomach) during fetal development.

Ethics Program

When you face an ethical dilemma concerning your child's care, Lurie Children's Ethics Advisory Board is here to help.

Ewing Sarcoma

A cancer that occurs primarily in the bone or soft tissue, most often found in the extremities and can involve muscle and the soft tissues around the tumor site.

Excessive Thoracic Kyphosis

“Kyphosis” refers to the contour of the upper spine. Excessive thoracic kyphosis, a condition common in adolescents, gives people a “humpbacked” appearance.

Exercise Laboratory & Stress Test

An exercise stress test measures the heart's response to stress or exercise. An electrocardiogram (ECG) is monitored while children exercise on a treadmill or stationary bike.

Exercise-Induced Asthma

A condition triggered by physical activity, it causes the small breathing tubes to tighten, making it difficult for air to leave the lungs. Also called exercise-induced bronchospasm.

Extra Teeth (Supernumerary Teeth, Hyperdontia)

A condition in which the jaws contain more teeth – usually permanent teeth – than usual. Extra teeth are usually categorized in two ways, by their shape and by their position.

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Pediatric ECMO is a temporary cardiopulmonary bypass to support a patients with heart or lung failure. Learn more here.

Extracorporeal Photopheresis (ECP) Program

Lurie Children’s extracorporeal photopheresis program treats graft-versus-host disease in children, a bone marrow transplant complication that may be life-threatening.

Awards & Accolades

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