Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Program | Conditions and Treatments

Cyanosis

What is cyanosis? Cyanosis is a bluish color in the skin, lips and nail beds caused by a shortage of oxygen in the blood. Cyanosis occurs because blood with decreased oxygen turns blue or purple. This...

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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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