Conditions we treat

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

Bronchiolitis

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.

Bronchiolitis is a common chest infection that usually affects babies under a year old. Although many get better without treatment, a small number of children will need hospital treatment, occasionally in the intensive care unit. Here we explain the causes and symptoms of bronchiolitis, the treatment available and where to get help.

Osteogenesis imperfecta 

Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) is a genetic condition present from birth. Its primary feature is fractures usually caused by minimal impact. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) describes osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), what causes it and how it can be managed. It also tells you about the highly specialised service for OI based at GOSH.

Kawasaki disease

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.

Kawasaki disease is a disease that causes swelling of the blood vessels throughout the body. It causes a high fever and rash. It can also affect the blood vessels supplying the heart muscle (coronary arteries). This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes and symptoms of Kawasaki disease and how it can be treated. 

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