Duodenal atresia means the duodenum, which is the first part of the small intestine just beyond the stomach, is closed off rather than being a tube. This stops food and fluid passing from the stomach into the intestines.This page explains about duodenal atresia, how it is treated and what to expect when your child comes to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for treatment.
Eczema is a very common skin condition affecting at least one in every five children. Eczema makes the skin very itchy, red, dry and cracked. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of eczema and indicates where to get help.
Landau Kleffner Syndrome (LKS) may be associated with complex language, and additional learning and behaviour difficulties. Children and young people with LKS will benefit from a school placement that can support their individual pattern of abilities and needs.
Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is a group of inherited disorders in which the skin blisters extremely easily. There are four main types of EB. Each is a quite distinct disorder. If you have dystrophic EB then you cannot later develop one of the other forms of EB (simplex, junctional or Kindler syndrome). Dystrophic EB is so called because of the tendency to heal with scarring.
This information from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatments for Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB). EB is a group of inherited disorders in which the skin blisters extremely easily.
Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is the term used to describe a number of rare genetic conditions which cause the skin to blister and shear in response to minimal friction and trauma. There are four broad categories of EB: EB simplex, junctional EB, dystrophic EB and Kindler syndrome. Within each of these categories there are several subtypes. One of the subtypes of EB simplex is the generalised severe type (previously known as Dowling Meara type).