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Pediatric Genetic & Metabolic Conditions We Treat

We take specialized and evidence-based approaches to diagnosing children’s genetic and congenital disorders. When appropriate, we provide family-centered treatment for genetic conditions, and collaborate with other divisions at Lurie Children’s to provide comprehensive care for your child.

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Marfan Syndrome

Marfan syndrome is a condition that affects the connective tissues of the entire body, including joints, eyes, heart, blood vessels, lungs, bones & spinal cord.

Metabolic Disorders

When several organs and glands (the liver, pancreas, and endocrine glands, for example) do not function correctly, causing an imbalance of enzymes or hormones in the cells.

Mucopolysaccharidoses

Disorders caused by the deficiency of an enzyme that breaks down mucopolysaccharides, which then accumulate in the tissues of the body, causing various symptoms.