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.

Achondroplasia

Achondroplasia is the most common type of dwarfism, in which the child's arms and legs are short in proportion to body length.

Ambiguous Genitalia

When a child's gender is in question at birth, because genitals may not appear clearly male or female, the child is said to have ambiguous genitalia.

Angelman Syndrome

People with Angelman syndrome have an unusual facial appearance, short stature, severe intellectual disability with a lack of speech, stiff arm movements, and a spastic, uncoordinated walk. They may have seizures and often have inappropriate outbursts of laughter.

Biotinidase Deficiency

An inherited disorder characterized by a deficiency of the biotinidase enzyme needed to metabolize a B vitamin.

Birth Defects

A "birth defect" is a health problem or physical change, which is present in a baby at the time he or she is born.

Carpenter Syndrome

Learn more about the symptoms, causes and treatments for Carpenter syndrome.

Cloverleaf Deformity

Learn more about the symptoms, causes and treatments for Cloverleaf deformity, an extremely rare skill deformity.

Clubbed Foot

Clubfoot is a birth defect caused by many factors, which are usually both genetic and environmental.

Congenital Heart Disease

According to the American Heart Association, about nine of every 1,000 babies born in the United States have a congenital (present at birth) heart defect. This is a problem that occurs as the baby's heart is developing during pregnancy, before the baby is born. Congenital heart defects are the most common birth defects.

Craniofacial Disorder

"Craniofacial disorder" is a broad term that describes malformations of the face and skull that may result from birth defect, disease or trauma.