Pediatric Health Library

Pediatric Diseases and Conditions: M

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) for Children

    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a procedure that uses a large magnet, radio waves, and a computer to create detailed images of organs and tissues in the body. It’s used to diagnose problems in many areas of the body.

  • Major Depression in Teens

    Major depression goes beyond the day’s normal ups and downs. It involves a teen’s body, mood, and thoughts. It can affect and disrupt eating, sleeping, or thinking patterns.

  • Male Conditions

    Detailed information on the most common male genitourinary conditions

  • Male Growth and Development

    Detailed information on male growth and development

  • Male Physical Development

    Detailed information on male growth and development

  • Malocclusion in Children

    Malocclusion is when a child’s teeth become crooked or crowded. The child may also have a problem with his or her bite. That means the teeth of the upper jaw don’t meet normally with the teeth of the lower jaw when the jaw is closed.

  • Management of Hearing Loss

    A child's hearing loss may be helped with hearing aids or cochlear implants. Training in sign language and lip reading is another option.

  • Managing Poor Weight Gain in Your Breastfed Infant

    Detailed information on mismanaged breastfeeding, including information on breastfeeding positions

  • Marfan Syndrome in Children

    Marfan syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects the body's connective tissue. Connective tissue holds the body's cells, organs, and other tissue together. Connective tissue is also important in growth and development.

  • Mastitis

    Detailed information on breastfeeding and mastitis

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