Pediatric Health Library

Pediatric Diseases and Conditions: M

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Children

    Detailed information on magnetic resonance imaging, including how the image is performed and what happens following the procedure

  • 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 Bone Marrow Suppression in Children

    Nearly all chemotherapy drugs affect the number of blood cells in the body. When the number drops, the risk for anemia, fatigue, infection, and bleeding increases.

  • 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.

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