Conditions we treat

Use the search box below to learn more about the conditions we treat at Great Ormond Street Hospital. 

Asthma

Asthma is a condition that affects the small airways of the lungs (bronchi), making them red, swollen and sensitive. These sensitive or hyper-responsive airways can react badly to certain ‘triggers’ such as catching a cold, exercise, cigarette smoke, house dust mites, pets and pollen.

Autism

Children with autism usually experience difficulty in three main areas: social interaction, social communication and imagination and cognitive flexibility. Each of these diagnostic features can be present in different forms and varying degrees.

Autoimmune enteropathy

Autoimmune enteropathy is a rare condition affecting young babies causing severe long-lasting diarrhoea. This information from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of autoimmune enteropathy and where to get help.