Conditions we treat

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

Posterior urethral valves (PUV)

Posterior urethral valves (PUV) is a condition found only in boys that affects the urethra (the tube which runs from the bladder to the outside).

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Bladder exstrophy and epispadias

Bladder exstrophy is a congenital abnormality that occurs when the skin over the lower abdominal wall (bottom part of the tummy) does not form properly. The bladder is open and exposed on the outside of the abdomen. In epispadias, the urethra does not for

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Cloacal malformation

Cloacal malformation is a congenital (present at birth) problem treated at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) that only affects girls.

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Vasculitis

PLEASE NOTE in the light of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, we have created an FAQ with COVID-19 information for children, young people and families at GOSH. Vasculitis is a word used to describe various diseases causing inflammation of

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Transient hypogammaglobulinaemia of infancy

Transient hyogammaglobulinaemia of infancy (THI) is the name for a condition in which the immune system matures more slowly than usual, but eventually functions entirely normally. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains th

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