Conditions & Topics (A - Z)
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The practice of holding a neonatal intensive care infant skin to skin with a parent, usually against the chest. This enhances bonding and has been shown to provide a variety of benefits to the infant including enhanced weight gain, stabilized vital signs and extended sleep and quiet alert time.
A picture of a complete set of arranged chromosomes, lined up into pairs.
The most common form of vasculitis that primary affects children. An immune system disorder affecting the heart, particularly the coronary arteries. The disease produces irritation and inflammation of many tissues of the body, including the hands, feet, whites of the eyes, mouth, lips and throat. It is also known as mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome.
Smooth, pink, raised, firm, fibrous growths on the skin that form secondary to injury.
A large inflamed tender lesion that is a complication of ringworm of the scalp.
These are the primary cell types found in the epidermis - the outer layer of skin. It is also known as squamous cells.
Inflammation of the cornea.
A common skin condition characterized by small, pointed bumps especially on the back and sides of the upper arms.
Build up of bilirubin in the tissues of the brain.
Loss of consciousness due to untreated or under-treated diabetes. It is also known as diabetic coma.
A diet very high in fat (about 90 percent of the calories come from fat). Protein is given in amounts to help promote growth. A very small amount of carbohydrate is included in the diet. This very high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet causes the body to make ketones. Ketones are made by the body from protein. They are made for energy when the body does not get enough carbohydrates for energy. If your child eats too many carbohydrates, then his/her body may not make ketones. The presence of ketones is important to the success of the diet.
Are made by the body from fat. They are made for energy when the body does not get enough carbohydrates for energy. It is also known as ketones.
Are made by the body from fat. They are made for energy when the body does not get enough carbohydrates for energy. It is also known as ketone bodies.
A way a mother can help monitor the movements of her unborn baby by counting the number of kicks in a certain time period. It is also known as counting fetal movement and fetal movement counting.
A solid piece of material that forms from crystallization of excreted substances in the urine.
Kidney Transplant Clinic
The Kidney Transplant Clinic is part of the Renal Clinic at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, which provide comprehensive medical care to infants, children and adolescents with diseases and other conditions of the kidney, including those that require transplantation.
Kidney Transplant Program
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin has a longstanding regional reputation for innovation and expertise in comprehensive renal care. Home to the state's only dedicated pediatric dialysis unit, the Renal Program at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin provides a comprehensive continuum of services. Since 1986 Children's Hospital of Wisconsin has been offering new hope for children with chronic kidney failure through the Kidney Transplant Program.
A procedure that places a healthy kidney from one person into a recipient's body.
The pair of kidneys are located near the middle of the back, just below the rib cage. The kidneys process the blood to sift out waste products and extra water. This waste and extra water becomes urine, which is stored in the bladder.
A disorder of the spine in which the spine shows evidence of a forward curvature of the back bones (vertebrae) in the upper back area, giving a person a "humpback" appearance.