Conditions we treat

Want to know more about the conditions we treat at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH)? Just search below:

Poland’s syndrome

This page explains about the causes, symptoms and treatment of Poland’s syndrome, from Great Ormond Street Hospital.

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Meckel's diverticulum

Meckel’s diverticulum is one of the most common congenital digestive system disorders – congenital means that the disorder was present at birth. When a child’s small intestine was developing, a small pouch formed consisting of tissue from elsewhere in the

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Blockage of the oesophagus

The oesophagus (foodpipe) is the tube that takes food from the back of the mouth to the stomach. It contains muscles which squeeze rhythmically to push food downwards. If the foodpipe becomes blocked or narrowed, food cannot pass into the stomach to be di

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Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon

Kasabach-Merritt phenomenon (KMP) refers to clotting problems arising as a result of the rare benign (non-cancerous) vascular lesions known as kaposiform haemangioendothelioma (KHE) and tufted angioma.Infantile haemangiomas never lead to KMP. This informa

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Radial club hand

Radial club hand is a congenital (present at birth) hand anomaly where the radius bone in the arm is missing or underdeveloped, causing the hand to be bent towards the body (radially deviated). It is also known as radial ray deficiency or anomaly. One in

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