Related Conditions and Treatments
Asthma in Children
Asthma is a chronic condition that causes the airways in the lungs to narrow and swell, making it difficult to breath.
Central Venous Line Insertion
A central venous line (CVL) catheter is inserted into a child’s body so doctors can give her fluids, nutrients, or medication over a long period of time.
Chronic Lung Disease of Prematurity
Chronic lung disease of prematurity is a long-term respiratory problem faced by babies born prematurely.
Infant Respiratory Distress Syndrome (Hyaline Membrane Disease)
Infant Respiratory Distress Syndrome, or Hyaline Membrane Disease, causes babies to need extra oxygen and help breathing. Learn more from Boston Children’s Hospital.
Intravenous Line and Tube
Learn more about intravenous lines and tubes from Boston Children's Hospital.
Laryngomalacia (Congenital Laryngeal Stridor)
Laryngomalacia (also known as laryngealmalacia) results from a birth defect in your child’s voice box (larynx). Learn more from Boston Children's Hospital.
Pancreatitis occurs when the pancreas becomes inflamed.
Tracheomalacia is the collapse of the airway when breathing.