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MAGEC (MAGnetic Expansion Control) Spinal Growing Rod

Children’s National Hospital is an early adopter of a magnet-based spinal growing rod technology that could become the gold standard for treating severe early onset scoliosis. Learn more about this treatment.

Magnetic Resonance (MR) Enterography

The experts at Children’s National use magnetic resonance enterography (MRE, or MR enterography) to evaluate inflammatory bowel disease. Learn more about this procedure.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) is a diagnostic procedure to produce detailed images of organs and structures within the body to diagnose problems in the body. Learn more about this condition.

Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors

Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (tumors that develop in the cells surrounding the nerves on the brain and spinal cord) may occur in up to 5% of patients with neurofibromatosis during their lifetime. Learn more about this condition.

Management of Hearing Loss

Early intervention and detection of hearing loss is necessary to prevent additional problems with speech and language development. Learn more about how to manage hearing loss for your child.

Marfan Syndrome

Marfan syndrome is a disorder involving the body's connective tissue. 


Mastoiditis is an inflammation or infection of the mastoid bone, which is a portion of the temporal bone. Learn more about this condition.

Meckel Diverticulum

Meckel diverticulum is a small pouch in the wall of the intestine. Learn more about this condition in children.

Meconium Aspiration Syndrome

Meconium aspiration syndrome occurs when a baby breathes in amniotic fluid containing meconium (a baby's first stools), which your healthcare provider will check for at birth. Read about this condition.