Conditions We Treat

Browse Conditions A-Z

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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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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Branchial Cleft Cyst/Sinus/Fistula

If your child has a draining pit on their neck or around the ear, or if there is an area of fullness in the neck, this may represent a branchial anomaly

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Broken Bone

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Bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis affects the small airways in the lower respiratory tract. These small airways become swollen and filled with mucus and tiny cell particles. The narrow airways make it hard for the child to breathe out.

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Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

BPD is a chronic lung disease. It happens in babies who are born prematurely and who have had breathing problems. Learn more about this condition.

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Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is a term used to describe long-term breathing problems for premature babies.

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Bronchoscopy

Bronchoscopy is the examination of the main airways of the lungs using a flexible tube. It helps assess and diagnose lung problems, assess blockages, take samples of tissue or fluid, or help remove a foreign body.

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Bulimia Nervosa

Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder. It’s also called bulimia. A child with bulimia overeats or binges uncontrollably.

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Burkitt's Lymphoma

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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.