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Conditions

Understanding your child's condition is an important step on your treatment journey. Learn more about causes, symptoms and diagnosis for a variety of conditions, as well as unique treatments and research being performed at Children's National.

Stridor

Stridor is a high-pitched sound that is usually caused by an obstruction or narrowing in your child's upper airway. Learn more about stridor in children.

Congenital Laryngeal Stridor / Laryngomalacia

Congenital laryngeal stridor (also called laryngomalacia) results from a congenital anomaly of the larynx. A weakness in the structures in the larynx, can cause stridor. Stridor is a high-pitched sound that is heard best when the child breaths in. Learn more about this condition.

Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn

Transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN) is a term for a mild respiratory problem of babies that begins after birth and lasts about three days. Learn more about this condition.

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is the most common cause of bronchiolitis (inflammation of the lower airways) and pneumonia in babies. Learn more about this condition.