Conditions We Treat

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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

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Burkitt's Lymphoma

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Burkitt's Lymphoma/Burkitt's Like Lymphoma

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Burns

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Bursitis

A bursa can become swollen or irritated when muscles or tendons become tight and increase the pressure over the bursa.

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Cancer

Cancer is an abnormal growth of cells. Cancer cells quickly reproduce event without enough space and nutrients. They also grow despite signals sent from the body to stop reproduction. Cancer cells are often shaped differently from healthy cells. They do not work well and can spread to many parts of the body.

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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.