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Tufting enteropathy

Tufting enteropathy (also known as intestinal epithelial dysplasia) is a very rare congenital (present at birth) condition affecting the inner surface of the intestines. It causes severe life-threatening diarrhoea in the first few days after birth. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of tufting enteropathy and where to get help.

Umbilical and epigastric hernia

Hernias develop when there is a weak area in the abdomen or a small opening in the abdominal muscles, causing the tissues below to bulge. Both children and adults can have hernias. Thispage explains hernias, how they can be treated and what to expect when your child comes to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).

Undescended testicles

This is when your child’s testicles are not in their usual place in the scrotum. Generally, only one of the testicles is affected, but on rare occasions, both testicles fail to travel to the scrotum. This page explains about undescended testicles, how they can be treated and what to expect when your child comes to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).

Unicoronal craniosynostosis

Unicoronal craniosynostosis is a type of non-syndromic craniosynostosis and occurs when one of the two coronal sutures fuses before birth. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of unicoronal craniosynostosis and where to get help.