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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 Photopheresis (ECP) Program

Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) is a temporary cardiopulmonary bypass to support a patient with heart or lung failure. Learn more here.

Eye Surgery & Vision Care (Ophthalmology)

The pediatric ophthalmologists at Lurie Children's provide world-class treatment for eye disorders, trauma, and vision problems in children.

Eyelid Lacerations

A cut to the eyelid caused by trauma.