Conditions and Treatments

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Obesity

Overweight and obesity together represent the second leading preventable cause of death in the United States. Obesity is a serious, chronic disease that can inflict substantial harm to a person's health.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) includes thoughts and obsessions (impulses or images) that occur over and over, and that cause a child or teen to feel a great deal of distress.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when a child stops breathing during periods of sleep. The cessation of breathing usually occurs because of a blockage (obstruction) in the airway.

Omphalocele

An omphalocele is a birth defect, which is an abnormality that occurs before birth as a fetus is forming in its mother's uterus.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Children's National Health System orthopaedic experts provide advanced care for children and teens with orthopaedic conditions and sports injuries.

Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as brittle-bone disease, is a genetic (inherited) disorder characterized by bones that break easily without a specific cause.