Conditions

From the beginning of care, through treatment, and into recovery, we provide an experience that’s right for children and families. Children’s National Health System provides a wide range of clinical services and specialties dedicated to improving children’s health.

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for congenital diaphragmatic hernia, a congenital defect in the lungs.

Pediatric Wilms Tumor and Kidney Tumors

Wilms tumor, also called nephroblastoma, is a malignant (cancerous) tumor originating in the cells of the kidney. It is the most common type of renal (kidney) cancer in children and accounts for about 5 percent of all childhood cancers.

Pediatric Appendicitis

Appendicitis is a painful swelling and infection of the appendix (a narrow, finger-like pouch that branches off the large intestine).

Pediatric Hirschsprung Disease

Hirschsprung disease occurs when some of the nerve cells that are normally present in the intestine do not form properly while a baby is developing during pregnancy.

Pediatric 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.

Pediatric Intestinal Malrotation and Volvulus

Intestinal malrotation is a birth defect involving a malformation of the intestinal tract. Intestinal malrotation is an abnormality that occurs while a fetus is forming in its mother's uterus.