Conditions We Treat

Browse Conditions A-Z

Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy is disease of the heart muscle that reduces the heart's ability to pump blood effectively. Different kinds of cardiomyopathy cause the heart muscle to enlarge, thicken, or become stiff.

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Cauliflower Ear

Cauliflower ear is the result of a direct blow to the outer ear.

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Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is a chronic condition that occurs in about 1 in 100 people and results in damage to the lining of the small intestines.

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Cerebral Palsy (CP)

Cerebral Palsy is an injury or abnormality of the developing brain that affects movement. This means that something happened to the brain or the brain did not develop normally. 

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Chemical Burns

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Chemotherapy

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Chest Wall Tumors

A variety of soft tissue tumors can present in the chest wall, including benign conditions, such as neurofibromas, and malignant tumors, such as soft tissue sarcomas.

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Chiari Malformations

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Chickenpox

What to expect if your child has the chickenpox. 

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Chlamydia

Anyone who has sex has a chance of getting chlamydia. Those who have had more than one partner are at greater risk. Most people who have Chlamydia have no symptoms and do not realize they have the infection.

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Chronic Constipation

Many kids will experience occasional bouts of constipation during their childhood. Chronic constipation is a slightly different, yet much more challenging condition to treat. Because chronic constipation can lead to long-term discomfort and loss of bowel control, it can be very stressful for both parents and kids.

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Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIP) is a rare disorder of gastrointestinal motility where coordinated contractions (peristalsis) in the intestinal tract become altered and inefficient. When this happens, nutritional requirements cannot be adequately met.

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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.