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Social phobia is an intense fear of performing in front of people or other social situations where the child or teen feels embarrassed, humiliated, or the focus of more attention than he or she wants.
Soft tissue sarcoma is a type of cancer that grows in soft tissues that support and connect parts of the body.
Specific phobias are defined as intense, persistent, irrational fears of specific objects, situations, activities or people. Learn more about diagnosing and treating this condition.
Spina bifida is a condition in which there is abnormal development of the back bones, spinal cord, surrounding nerves and the fluid-filled sac that surrounds the spinal cord. Learn more about this condition.
Spinal muscular atrophy is a genetic disease that affects the spinal cord and nerves, resulting in muscle wasting and weakness.
Overuse injuries can also lead to stress fractures. Stress fractures are weak spots or small cracks in the bone caused by continuous overuse. Learn more about sports overuse injuries.
Sports injuries are caused by minor trauma involving muscles, ligaments and/or tendons, including contusions, sprains and strains. Learn more about this condition.
Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for restrictive or paralytic strabismus.
Stridor is a high-pitched sound that is usually caused by an obstruction or narrowing in your child's upper airway. Learn more about stridor in children.
The subglottis is that portion of the airway located just below the vocal cords. Narrowing, or stenosis, of the subglottis can be a “congenital” anomaly that most commonly arises in infants who required prolonged airway intubation for ventilation. Learn more about subglottic stenosis treatment in infants and children.