Conditions and Treatments

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Achondroplasia

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

Acne

Acne is the term for plugged pores, pimples, and deeper lumps that occur on the face, neck, chest, back, shoulders, and even the upper arms.

Acute Renal Failure

Renal failure refers to temporary or permanent damage to the kidneys that results in loss of normal kidney function. There are two different types of renal failure—acute and chronic.

Age-Appropriate Hearing Milestones

Hearing problems may be suspected in children who are not responding to sounds or who are not developing their language skills appropriately.