Conditions we treat

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


A haemangioma is a collection of small blood vessels that form a lump under the skin. They’re sometimes called ‘strawberry marks’ because the surface of a haemangioma can look like the surface of a strawberry.  We’ll explain all about haemangiomas and wh

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Chronic bullous disease of childhood

Chronic bullous disease of childhood is a rare autoimmune skin condition which results in clusters of blisters developing in rings often on the face or genitals.

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Psoriasis is a relatively common skin condition affecting around two per cent of the UK population. It causes thickened flat plaques or patches of skin that are red, crusty, itchy and flaky.This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) e

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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 indi

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HIV - Human Immunodeficiency Virus

HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is a blood-borne virus that attacks the body’s immune system. HIV is considered to be a life-long condition for which there is currently no cure, leading to AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) if left untreated. AI

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