Conditions we treat

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


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 the blood vessels. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains about vasculitis, what causes it and how it can be treated. 

Port wine stains

A port wine stain is a vascular birthmark caused by abnormal development of blood vessels in the skin. A port wine stain is sometimes referred to as a capillary malformation.This page explains about port wine stains and what to expect when your child comes to Great Ormond Street Hospital for treatment.

Glomuvenous malformations

A glomuvenous malformation is a type of vascular malformation made of abnormal accumulations of blood vessels and glomus body cells. This leaflet explains about glomuvenous malformations, what causes them and how they can be treated. It also explains what to expect when your child comes to Great Ormond Street Hospital for assessment and treatment.

Venous malformations

Venous malformations arise from genetic changes that cause certain veins to have an abnormal shape, to be abnormally located, or to be abnormally numerous and bulky. This information sheet provides information about venous malformations and how they can be treated. It also explains what to expect when your child comes to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for diagnosis and treatment.