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Dysphagia is a term that means "difficulty swallowing." It is the inability of food or liquids to pass easily from the mouth, into the throat, and down into the esophagus to the stomach during the
In the most common form of Guillain-Barré syndrome, the myelin covering of nerves throughout the body (the “peripheral nerves”) is damaged. (In a rarer form of the disease, the nerve axons themselves
"Even though juvenile dermatomyositis is rare and can be serious, most children we treat can go into full remission." --Susan Kim, MD, MMSc, Children's rheumatologist It’s often not until a rash
Transitioning from pediatric to adult care More than 9 million children in the United States are living with a chronic illness. Every year, 500,000 of these children turn 18. As they join their fellow
Overview Juvenile myasthenia gravis (JMG) is the childhood form of myasthenia gravis (MG), and is an autoimmune disease in which a child’s body produces antibodies that attack the acetylcholine
Overview The nervous system is a complex, sophisticated system that regulates and coordinates body activities. It is made up of two major divisions: Central nervous system - consisting of the brain
"SMA was listed by the National Institutes of Health as the neurologic disease closest to finding a cure. This is not a coincidence...because the scientific community, SMA research organizations, and
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”