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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

Children's uses magnetic resonance enterography, a radiation-free imaging scan, to provide more information about Crohn disease and irritable bowel disease.

Magnetic Resonance High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (MR-HIFU)

A Magnetic Resonance High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (MR-HIFU) is a procedure in which a radiologist uses the aid of magnetic resonance imaging to focus an ultrasound beam into lesions, usually tumors of the bone, to heat and destroy the tissue in that region.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) is a diagnostic procedure that uses a combination of a large magnet, radio waves and a computer to produce detailed images of organs and structures within the body.

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. A health care team approach is normally used when a child is diagnosed with some degree of hearing loss.

Marfan Syndrome

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

Marfan Syndrome

Marfan syndrome is a disorder involving the body's connective tissue. Connective tissue has many important functions, including supporting tissues in the body and assisting with growth and development of the body's cells. Learn more about this condition.

Mastoiditis

Mastoiditis is an inflammation or infection of the mastoid bone, which is a portion of the temporal bone.

Meckel Diverticulum

Meckel diverticulum is a small pouch in the wall of the intestine, near the junction of the small and large intestines.