Pediatric ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) Conditions | Lurie Children's

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Ear, Nose & Throat Conditions We Treat

Our pediatric specialists treat a wide range of ENT conditions, both common and rare. See a list of the conditions we treat​.

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Laryngeal Cleft

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.

Laryngeal Web

Children can be born with a laryngeal web, or it can be acquired as a scar between the vocal cords where they meet.

Laryngomalacia

Laryngomalacia is a malformation of the top of the voice box at birth, which causes floppiness of the upper airway above the vocal cords.

Lip Tie

Lip tie occurs when a piece of tissue (a frenulum) behind the upper lip is short and tight. Learn more.