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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.

Drug Rashes

Drug rashes are the body's reaction to a certain medication. The type of rash that occurs depends on the type of drug that is causing it. Rashes can range from mild to severe. 

Duodenal Atresia or Stenosis in Infants

Most cases of duodenal atresia are diagnosed on prenatal ultrasound which reveals polyhydramnios (extra fluid in the amniotic sac) and a dilated fluid filled stomach. At birth, infants may have vomiting with inability to feed.

Dysphagia

Dysphagia is a term that means "difficulty swallowing." It is the inability of food or liquids to pass easily from the mouth, into the throat and down into the esophagus to the stomach during the process of swallowing.

Dysthymic Disorder

Persistent depressive disorder is classified as a type of affective disorder (also called mood disorder) that often resembles a less severe, yet more chronic form of major (clinical) depression.