Conditions We Treat

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Becker Muscular Dystrophy

Becker muscular dystrophy is the same basic disease as Duchenne muscular dystrophy, except it is less common and the symptoms are milder and slower to progress.

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Bicuspid Aortic Valve

Bicuspid aortic valve disease (BAV) is an irregularity in the heart where there are only two leaflets on a valve, instead of the normal three.

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Biliary Atresia

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Binge Drinking Dangers for Young People

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Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder, formerly known as manic-depression, is a chronic mental illness that causes extreme mood swings from high to low and vice versa.

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Bladder Exstrophy and Epispadias

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Blood Clots

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Bone Marrow Aspirates and Biopsies

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Bone Marrow Aspiration

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Brachial Plexus

The brachial plexus is a bundle of nerves that exits the spinal cord at the level of the neck. The brachial plexus can be injured during childbirth.

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Brachial Plexus Injury

The brachial plexus is a group of nerves that starts in the spinal cord at the neck and controls the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. It can be injured during birth.

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Brain Tumors

Brain tumors are the most common solid tumors in children. Approximately 4,000 children and adolescents in the US are diagnosed with primary brain tumors each year. Primary brain tumors start in the brain and generally do not spread outside the brain tissue. Most central nervous system cancers are brain tumors. Brain tumors, either malignant or benign, are tumors that originate in the cells of the brain. A tumor is an abnormal growth of tissue.

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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.