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Vagal Nerve Stimulation (VNS)

Vagal Nerve Stimulation (VNS) is an alternative for children whose seizures are not well-controlled with medications and who are not candidates for a brain operation to eliminate seizures.

Vascular Malformations

Vascular malformations and hemangiomas are commonly known as “birthmarks.” They can be present at birth or appear in the first months of life.

Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)

A ventricular septal defect is an opening in the ventricular septum, or dividing wall between the two lower chambers of the heart known as the right and left ventricles.

Ventriculomegaly

Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for fetal ventriculomegaly, a condition affecting brain fluid.

VEPTR

Children's National Health System's orthopaedic experts use the VEPTR device to provide specialized care for children with severe chest and spine deformities.

Vesicoureteral Reflux

Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) occurs when urine in the bladder flows back into the ureters and kidneys.

Viral Exanthems (Rashes)

Immunizations have decreased the number of cases of measles, mumps, rubella, and chickenpox, but all viral skin infections require clinical care by a physician or other healthcare professional. Each of the viral exanthems listed here have a distinct pattern, which can aid in the diagnosis. 

Visual Pathway Gliomas

Tumors of the optic nerve and visual pathway are the most common types of brain tumors in children with neurofibromatosis.