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Pilomatrixoma

Pilomatrixoma is a slow-growing, hard mass found beneath the skin. It is most common on the face and neck, but is sometimes found elsewhere on the body. Learn more about this condition.

Pityriasis Rosea

Pityriasis rosea is a mild, but common, skin condition that is characterized by scaly, pink, inflamed skin. The condition can last from four to eight weeks but usually leaves no lasting marks.

Plagiocephaly

Learn more about the symptoms, causes and treatments for plagiocephaly, a disorder that causes a flattened head.

Plexiform Neurofibromas

Plexiform neurofibromas are a common complication of neurofibromatosis. Learn more about plexiform neurofibromas in children and available treatments. 

Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an infection in the lungs. Learn more about this serious illness.

Poison Ivy / Poison Oak

There are three native American plants that collectively can be called poison ivy:Poison ivy, Poison oak, and Poison sumac

Polycystic Kidney Diseases

Polycystic kidney disease is a genetic disorder characterized by the growth of numerous cysts filled with fluid in the kidneys. 

Port Wine Stain

A port-wine stain is a flat, pink, red, or purple mark that appears at birth, often on the face, arms, and legs, and continues to grow as the child grows. Port-wine stains do not go away and often require treatment if located on the eyelid or forehead.

Posterior Spinal Fusion

Posterior spinal fusion is the surgical process of straightening the spine and preventing the curve from getting worse. Learn more about this treatment.

Posterior Urethral Valve

PUV is an abnormality of the urethra, which is the tube that drains urine from the bladder to the outside of the body for elimination.