Pediatric Health Library

Pediatric Diseases and Conditions: N

  • Natal Teeth

    Natal teeth are teeth that are present when a baby is born. The teeth are often not fully developed and may have a weak root.

  • Neck Masses

    Detailed information on the different types of neck masses in children

  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis in the Newborn

    Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a serious illness in newborns. It happens when tissue in the large intestine (colon) gets inflamed. This inflammation damages and sometimes kills the tissue in your baby’s colon.

  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

    Neonatal abstinence syndrome is what happens when babies are exposed to drugs in the womb before birth. Babies can then go through drug withdrawal after birth.

  • Nephrotic Syndrome in Children
  • Neuroblastoma

    Neuroblastoma is a cancerous tumor. It grows in nerve tissue of babies and young children. The cancer cells grow in young nerve cells of a baby growing in the womb. These cells are called neuroblasts. It’s is the most common cancer in babies under age 1. It’s rare in children older than age 10.

  • Neurocutaneous Syndromes in Children

    Neurocutaneous syndromes are disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, organs, skin, and bones. The diseases are lifelong conditions that can cause tumors to grow in these areas. They can also cause other problems such as hearing loss, seizures, and developmental problems.

  • Neurogenic Bladder in Children

    Neurogenic bladder means the bladder doesn’t work normally because of nerve damage. It causes a child to have problems with holding or releasing urine.

  • Neurological Conditions and Pregnancy

    Detailed information on neurologic conditions in pregnancy

  • Neurological Disorders in the Newborn

    Detailed information on the most common neurological disorders in the newborn

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