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A to Z: Hemangioma

Learn more about hemangiomas, common birthmarks in infants.

A to Z: Hematemesis

Learn more about diseases and conditions of the stomach and digestive system.

A to Z: Hematuria (Blood in Urine)

Learn more about hematuria (blood in urine) and how it's treated.

A to Z: Hemiplegia

Learn about congenital disorders and conditions that affect the brain and central nervous system.

A to Z: Hemophagocytic Syndrome

Hemophagocytic syndrome (HPS) is a rare and potentially life-threatening blood disorder of the immune system. It mostly affects infants and children but can develop at any age.

A to Z: Hemophilia A (Factor VIII Deficiency)

In factor VIII deficiency (hemophilia A), the body doesn't make enough factor VIII (factor 8), one of the substances the body needs to form a clot.

A to Z: Hemophilia B (Factor IX Deficiency)

In hemophilia B (factor IX deficiency), the body doesn't make enough factor IX (factor 9), one of the substances the body needs to form a clot.

A to Z: Hemorrhage, Intracerebral

Learn about causes of stroke and conditions that can affect the brain.

A to Z: Hemorrhage, Subconjunctival

This condition happens when a blood vessel on the surface of the eye breaks open and leaves a red spot on the white of the eye. Learn more here.

A to Z: Henoch-Schönlein Purpura (HSP)

Learn about Henoch-Schönlein purpura, a condition in which capillaries in the skin, kidneys, and intestinal tract become inflamed and leak.