Conditions Treated by the Division of Pediatric Surgery | Lurie Children's

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Conditions Treated by the Division of Pediatric Surgery

We take specialized and evidence-based approaches to diagnosing and treating children’s conditions requiring surgery. The following is a list of conditions we treat and procedures we perform.

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Pectus Carinatum

Pectus Carinatum, or pigeon chest, causes the sternum, or breastbone, to protrude out in front of the rest of the chest. Get information on treatment here.

Pectus Excavatum

Pectus exacavatum, known as sunken chest or funnel chest, occurs in 1 in 400 births. Get information on chest wall deformity treatment here.

Pelvic Cyst

Common in the female pelvis and usually involving the ovaries, but nonovarian cystic pelvic masses are also found and occur in a number of shapes, sizes, and locations.

Pilonidal Cyst

An abnormal pocket in the skin of the lower back, usually near the tailbone at the top of the cleft of the buttocks.