Conditions We Treat

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Adnexal Cysts

The adnexa are made up of the fallopian tubes and ovaries. Cysts are fluid-filled structures that can develop in the adnexa. Cysts on the ovaries are usually caused by hormonal stimulation or bleeding at the time of ovulation (hemorrhagic ovarian cysts). Most ovarian cysts require no treatment.

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Adnexal Torsion

Adnexal torsion, when the adnexa twist inside the pelvis, may involve the fallopian tube, ovary or both. Torsion causes disruption in the blood flow to and from the adnexa, potentially causing tissue necrosis and damage. Adnexal torsion requires emergency surgery to detorse (untwist) the adnexa.

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Adolescent (13 to 18 Years)

Detailed information on adolescence, ages 13 to 18 years

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Adolescent Growth and Development

Detailed information on adolescent growth and development

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Adolescent Health Problems and Injuries

Detailed information on adolescent health problems and injuries.

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Adolescent Mental Health

Detailed information on adolescent mental health disorders, including schizophrenia, mood disorders, major depression, dysthymia, manic depression (bipolar disorder), teen suicide, anxiety disorders, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobia, post-traumatic stress disorder, behavior disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, conduct disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, eating disorders, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, substance abuse/chemical dependence and adjustment disorders.

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Adolescent Problems of the Teeth and Mouth

Detailed information on adolescent problems of the teeth and mouth

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After a Burn: When to Call Your Child's Healthcare Provider

These are reasons to call your child's healthcare provider after a burn: signs of infection, uncontrollable itching, or a scar that cracks open or splits.

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Age-Appropriate Speech and Hearing Milestones

A hearing problem may be suspected in a child who is not responding to sounds or who is not developing language skills appropriately.

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Age-Appropriate Speech and Language Milestones

Here are guidelines on speech and language development that may help you decide if your child is experiencing hearing problems.

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AIDS-Related Lymphoma in Children

AIDS-related lymphoma is a type of cancer called non-Hodgkin lymphoma. It grows in some people with AIDS. AIDS is a disease that weakens the immune system. AIDS raises the risk for long-term (chronic) disease, such as cancer.

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Airway Obstruction Index

Infants and children under age 4 are particularly at risk for choking on food or small objects because their upper airways are smaller, and they tend to explore things with their mouths.

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Helping Hands Patient Education Materials

Written and illustrated by medical, nursing and allied health professionals at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Helping Hand instructions are intended as a supplement to verbal instructions provided by a medical professional. The information is periodically reviewed and revised to reflect our current practice. However, Nationwide Children's Hospital is not responsible for any consequences resulting from the use or misuse of the information in the Helping Hands.