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Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
225 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60611
Research at Lurie Children’s is conducted through Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute. We focus on improving child health, transforming pediatric medicine and ensuring healthier futures.
Beginning in 2019, the Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center on Northwestern University's Chicago campus will be the new home for the Manne Research Institute.
An irregularity that occurs during fetal development that results in malformations in the side of the neck, appearing anywhere from the ear, along the line of the jaw, to the throat.
Learn tips to prevent congenital muscular torticollis (wryneck, fibromatosis colli/pseudotumor of infancy), a condition causing an infant's neck to twist.
A benign (non-cancerous) tumor made up of hairs, sweat glands, and sebaceous glands.
An abnormal shape of the cartilage that divides the nose, possibly causing problems with proper breathing or nasal discharge.
Anything that enters the ear that doesn’t belong there. Typically food, toy parts, small household items, or items from nature. Most can be removed by a physician in the office.
Anything that enters the body that doesn’t belong there. Typically food, toy parts, small household items, or items from nature. Most can be removed by a physician in the office.
A laryngeal cleft is a gap in the tissues at the back of the voice box, which sometimes extends further down into the tissues that separate the windpipe and esophagus.
Children can be born with a laryngeal web, or it can be acquired as a scar between the vocal cords where they meet.
Laryngomalacia is a malformation of the top of the voice box at birth, which causes floppiness of the upper airway above the vocal cords.
A bacterial infection within the mastoid, a bone that contains a series of air spaces that connect to the middle ear space.
A mass of pus (yellowish-white fluid filled with dead white blood cells) from an infection that collects in spaces between the structures of the neck.
Bleeding from the nose; a common occurrence in young children.