Undescended Testicles

What Are Undescended Testicles? Testicles are the reproductive glands of the male. Normally, the two testicles are located in the scrotum (the sac under the penis). The testicles are responsible …

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Turners Syndrome

What is Turner’s Syndrome? Turner’s Syndrome is a genetic condition that affects females only. It occurs when one of the two X chromosomes (one of the two sex chromosomes) normally …

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Trisomy 18

What is Trisomy 18? Trisomy 18 is a genetic disorder which has its onset before birth and is usually fatal. In this disorder, chromosome 18 appears three times (trisomy) rather …

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Tracheoesophageal Fistula

What is TEF? There are four types of Tracheoesophageal abnormalities. Type B: Esophageal Atresia with Tracheoesophageal Fistula. The upper segment of the esophagus forms a fistula (connection) with the trachea. …

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Tourette Syndrome

What is Tourette Syndrome? Tourette Syndrome is a neurological disorder characterized by the presence of various involuntary motions and uncontrollable vocalizations. These motions and vocalizations are referred to as “tics.” …

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Tethered Cord Syndrome

What is Tethered Cord Syndrome? The word “tethered” means “to fasten or confine.” Tethered Cord Syndrome is a condition where the spinal cord is abnormally attached within the bony spine …

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Thrombocytopenia Absent Radius Syndrome

What is TAR Syndrome? Thrombocytopenia Absent Radius (TAR) Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder. It is characterized by low levels of platelets in the blood (thrombocytopenia), absence (aplasia) of the …

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Syndactyly and Polydactyly

What is Syndactyly/Polydactyly? Syndactyly and polydactyly are the most common types of congenital hand deformities. Syndactyly is webbing or fusing between the digits (fingers or toes). The digits can be …

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Skin Disorders

How Can You Recognize A Skin Disorder? Almost every child will have a skin rash at some time. But for some children, chronic skin problems can make their lives a …

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Sensory Integration Dysfunction

What is Sensory Integration Dysfunction? Sensory integration is the process of receiving information from the senses (sight, touch, taste, smell, hearing, and perception of movement and gravity); putting it together …

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