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Ear Disorders

Many different ear problems require clinical care by a physician or other healthcare professional. Listed in this directory are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Ear Malformations

Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for ear malformation and other birth defects of the ear.

Eating Disorders

The term eating disorders refers to a variety of conditions that involve abnormal eating behaviors. Learn more about two of the most common eating disorders in children, anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.


An echocardiogram is a test that uses sound waves (ultrasound) to create images of the heart. Learn more about this procedure.

Ectopic Ureter

When one of the ureters does not connect properly to the bladder and drains somewhere outside the bladder, this condition is called an ectopic ureter.

Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)

Atopic dermatitis, also called eczema, is a skin disorder that usually appears in babies or very young children, and may last until the child reaches adolescence or adulthood. Eczema causes the skin to itch, turn red and flake. Learn more about this condition.


Embolization means introducing a foreign substance into a blood vessel to stop the flow of blood. Learn more about this procedure.


Encopresis is when a child accidentally leaks stool into his or her underwear. It is also called stool soiling. Learn more about this condition.

Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

The purpose of endoscopic sinus surgery is to open the passages of the sinuses allowing for proper drainage to the nose. Learn more about this procedure.

Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE, is an allergic inflammation of the esophagus that usually results from a food allergy. Learn more about this chronic condition.