Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Program | Conditions and Treatments

Cyanosis

Cyanosis is a bluish color in the skin, lips and nailbeds caused by a shortage of oxygen in the blood. Some of the defects or diseases that can cause a child to have cyanosis are: truncus arteriosus...

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Growth Problems

Overview "Growth problems" is a broad phrase used to describe various causes and effects of conditions relating to your child’s insufficient growth. About 3 to 5 percent of children are considered to...

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Respiratory Distress

Learning the signs of respiratory distress If your child is having difficulty breathing, she may show signs of being in danger of respiratory distress. It is important to learn these signs to know how...

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