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Dandy-Walker Malformation

Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for Dandy-Walker malformation and its variant, vermian hypoplasia.

Deformational Plagiocephaly

Deformational (or positional) plagiocephaly refers to a misshapen shape of the head from repeated pressure to the same area of the head.

Dermoid Cyst

A dermoid cyst is a pocket or cavity under the skin that contains tissues normally present in the outer layers of the skin.

Diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2

Diabetes is a condition in which sufficient amounts of insulin are either not produced, or the body is unable to use the insulin that is produced.

Diaper Dermatitis

Diaper dermatitis, commonly known as a diaper rash, is a term used to describe different skin rashes in the diaper area.

Diaphragmatic Hernia

A diaphragmatic hernia is a birth defect, which is an abnormality that occurs before birth as a fetus is forming in the mother's uterus.

Diarrheal Diseases

Diarrhea is defined either as watery stool or increased frequency (or both) when compared to a normal amount. It is a common problem that may last a few days and disappear on its own.

Differences in Sex Development

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.