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Anemia (hemolytic)

Hemolytic anemia is a disorder in which the red blood cells are destroyed faster than the bone marrow can produce them.

Anemia (iron-deficiency)

Anemia is a common health problem in children. The most common cause of anemia is not getting enough iron. Learn more about this condition.

Anemia (Megaloblastic or Pernicious)

Megaloblastic anemia is a type of anemia characterized by very large red blood cells. In addition to the cells being large, the inner contents of each cell are not completely developed. Learn more about this condition.

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. Learn more about this condition.

Anorectal Malformations or Imperforate Anus

Our colorectal surgeons diagnose and treat anorectal malformations, a congenital defect also known as imperforate anus that occurs when a baby's anal opening, rectum and associated nerves do not properly develop. Learn more about how our surgeons diagnose and treat anorectal malformations.

Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia is a form of self-starvation. Learn more about this condition.

Aortic Coarctation

Coarctation of the aorta (COA) is a congenital (present at birth) heart defect involving a narrowing of the aorta.

Aortic Stenosis

Aortic stenosis is a heart defect that causes problems with the aortic valve that make it harder for the leaflets to open and permit blood to flow forward from the left ventricle to the aorta. Learn more about this condition.

Apnea of Prematurity

Apnea is a term for the absence of breathing for more than 20 seconds. It can occur in full-term babies, but is more common in premature babies. The more premature the baby, the greater the chances that apnea will occur.