Chylothorax for Parents
A chlylothorax happens when chyle (lymphatic fluid) collects in the space around a lung.
Chylous Ascites for Parents
Chylous ascites is when chyle collects in the belly. Depending on what's causing it, doctors can treat chylous ascites and often cure it.
Craniosynostosis for Parents
Craniosynostosis is when seams between bones in the skull close too soon. When this happens, the skull can’t expand grow as it should, and it develops an unusual shape.
Necrotizing Enterocolitis for Parents
Necrotizing enterocolitis is an intestinal disease that usually affects preemies. Medicines and therapy can help babies with NEC.
Ultrasound: Head for Parents
Doctors order head ultrasounds when there's a concern about neurological problems in an infant.
Sepsis for Parents
Sepsis is a serious infection usually caused when bacteria make toxins that cause the immune system to attack the body's own organs and tissues.