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Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome

Learn more about the symptoms, causes and treatments for Saethre-Chotzen syndrome, a rare bone disorder.

Sarcoma Treatment

Children’s National has advanced imaging equipment available for diagnosis, staging, treatment, and follow-up for all bone and soft tissue sarcomas in children, adolescents, and young adults. Children’s National sarcoma program is one of the few in the United States where patients can see a pediatric oncologist, orthopaedic oncologist, biologist, and physical therapist in one truly comprehensive visit.

Scabies

Scabies is an infestation of mites (tiny insects) characterized by small red bumps and intense itching. 

Schwannomatosis

Schwannomatosis is a very rare form of neurofibromatosis that has only recently been recognized and appears to affect about 1 in 40,000 individuals. It is less well understood than NF1 and NF2, and features may vary greatly between patients.

Scleroderma

There are two forms of scleroderma: localized scleroderma and systemic sclerosis.

Scoliosis

A normal spine, when viewed from behind, appears straight. However, a spine affected by scoliosis shows evidence of a lateral, or side-by-side curvature, with the spine looking like an "S" or "C" and a rotation of the back bones (vertebrae), giving the appearance that the person is leaning to one side.

Seizures

A seizure occurs when part(s) of the brain receives a burst of abnormal electrical signals that temporarily interrupts normal electrical brain function. 

Sepsis or Septic Shock

Sepsis is a term for severe infection that is present in the blood and spreads throughout the body.