Reye Syndrome for Parents
Reye syndrome is an extremely rare but serious illness. Cases have dropped greatly since the finding of a link between the illness and aspirin use in kids and teens.
Chest Wall Disorder: Poland Syndrome for Parents
Poland syndrome is a condition where a child is born with missing or underdeveloped chest muscles.
Pectus Carinatum: Bracing for Parents
Pectus carinatum, sometimes called pigeon chest, is when the chest juts out. Sometimes it's treated by wearing a brace.
Pectus Excavatum: The Nuss Procedure for Parents
The Nuss procedure is a surgery to correct severe pectus excavatum. It’s considered "minimally invasive" because only a few small cuts are needed.
The Ravitch Procedure for Parents
The Ravitch procedure is a surgery to correct severe pectus carinatum and pectus excavatum.
Chest Wall Disorder: Pectus Carinatum for Parents
Pectus carinatum, sometimes called pigeon chest, is a deformity of the chest wall in which the chest juts out.
Roseola for Parents
Roseola is a viral illness that usually affects kids between 6 months and 3 years old. Learn its signs and symptoms when to call the doctor.
Medicine - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Info on medicines, therapies, and other treatments.
Respiratory Syncytial Virus for Parents
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a major cause of respiratory illness in young children. Learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of this contagious infection.
Rubella (German Measles) for Parents
Rubella infection, or German measles, usually is a mild disease in kids that can be prevented with vaccination. Its primary medical danger is to pregnant women because it can affect developing babies.