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.
This information for teenagers from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is about urinary tract infections in young people with abnormal urinary tracts. A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection of one of the various parts of your urinary system.
This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the neurological condition Vein of Galen Malformation (VGM). It aims to help understanding the condition, how it can be treated and what to expect when your child is admitted to GOSH.
Ventriculomegaly is the medical term used to describe enlargement of the ventricles of the brain. Hydrocephalus is the term used when enlargement of the ventricles has been caused by an increase in the pressure of the cerebro-spinal fluid (CSF) within them. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of ventriculomegaly and hydrocephalus and where to get help.
Verrucous vascular malformation is a rare type of birthmark that leads to changes in skin colour and texture. It is called a ‘verrucous’ vascular malformation because the surface sometimes looks a little bit like a verruca or wart. Verrucous vascular malformation can be present at birth and may get worse with age.
Vesico-ureteric reflux (VUR) occurs when the valve between the ureters (the tubes that carry urine away from the kidneys) and the bladder is not working properly. Urine can flow backwards into the ureters, sometimes as far as the kidneys. If infected urine flows into the kidneys, this can damage them.