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.

Bowlegs

Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for bowlegs, an outward curvature of the legs.

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.

Skeletal Dysplasias

Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for skeletal dysplasia, a bone disorder that causes dwarfism.

Hanan's Story

Patient story

"All in all, Hanan has been a joy and I think coping with challenges may make her even stronger. I know I am wiser, having met extraordinary people on this journey. I think you will too."

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