Anemia, one of the more common blood disorders, occurs when the number of healthy red blood cells decreases. This can result in a variety of symptoms, including fatigue and stress on all the body's organs.
- Coarctation of the Aorta
Coarctation of the aorta is a treatable congenital defect in which a child's aorta is narrowed at some point.
- G6PD Deficiency
An inherited condition, G6PD deficiency is when someone doesn't have enough of the enzyme G6PD, which protects red blood cells. Certain triggers can lead to anemia in kids who have G6PD deficiency.
- Heart Murmurs and Your Child
A heart murmur diagnosis is extremely common. Most murmurs are not a cause for concern and do not affect a child's health.
- Port-Wine Stains
For most kids, these birthmarks are no big deal — they're just part of who they are. Read about port-wine stains, how to care for them, and, if necessary, what treatments are available.
- Tetralogy of Fallot
Tetralogy of Fallot is a combination of four birth defects that together affect the structure of the heart and how blood flows through it.
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