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A trip to the ER can be nerve-wracking and daunting but knowing what to expect can make the entire experience a lot less stressful. Learn what to expect.
Hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) is a combination of several abnormalities of the heart and great blood vessels. It is a congenital (present at birth) syndrome.
Appendicitis is a painful swelling and infection of the appendix. It is a medical emergency. CHOC's pediatric surgeons are ready 24 hours a day.
Innovation requires two key ingredients: bold ideas and courage. CHOC Children’s is fortunate to have both renowned thought leaders in pediatric medicine.
The Lipid Clinic at CHOC Children’s has been caring for children who are at risk for developing heart disease because of genetic or acquired dyslipidemias.
The NICU is different than any other area of the hospital, and there are many new people to meet who all work together with you to care for your baby.
Gastroparesis is a stomach disorder in which the stomach takes too long in emptying its contents. Food remaining in the stomach too long can cause problems.
Coarctation of the aorta is a congenital (present at birth) heart defect involving a narrowing of the aorta. This narrowing restricts the amount of oxygen-rich (red) blood that can travel to the lower part of the body.
An ulcer is an open sore, or lesion, usually found on the skin or mucous membrane areas of the body.
Histiocytosis is a rare blood disease caused by abnormal increase in the number of immune cells called histiocytes.
The CHOC Children’s Eosinophilic Esophagitis Clinic is proud to offer a multidisciplinary team approach to the treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE).
To prevent sudden cardiac arrest in young athletes, CHOC cardiologists partner with schools to offer heart screenings through the LEAPS program.
Eosinophilic esophagitis also known as EoE, is a relatively newly recognized disease that is characterized by eosinophils (allergy cells) building up in the lining of the esophagus.
Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF or "TET") is a heart condition that occur due to abnormal development of the fetal heart. Learn more about what TOF is, its symptoms, and causes.
Many illnesses that are easily spread peak in the fall and winter months, and this is particularly true among kids as they settle into school routines among their equally germ-prone peers.
Riverside mother is thankful her daughter survived brain tumor removal seven years ago - “It's so amazing she could go through all that and be such a strong, happy little girl.”
Quickly remove the stinger, apply ice and seek medical attention if you show signs of anaphylaxis — plus more advice from this U.S. News & World Report article, featuring CHOC Children's pediatric allergist Dr. Wan-Yin Chan.
Learning a child may have congenital heart defect (also referred to as congenital heart disease) is scary, and figuring out where that child will receive treatment for his or her condition can be one of the biggest decisions a parent can make.
Funded by CHOC Foundation’s unrestricted giving, One Wish Grants gives CHOC care teams the ability to pioneer new solutions to serve the areas of greatest need in our community.
Dr. Anthony Chang is a board certified pediatric cardiologist who treats kids with heart problems at CHOC Children's in Orange County.
Our gastrointestinal motility specialists diagnose and treat all forms of motility disorders. We work with families to diagnose and treat chronic conditions.
Medical genetics involves the study of inherited diseases. The field includes genetic counseling and testing, and their application to patient care in the practice of medicine.
A percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube is a feeding tube that is surgically placed through the abdomen into the stomach. (G-tube).
At CHOC, we know sleep problems affect children's health. We have a fellowship-trained team and the latest monitoring technology to treat apnea and more.