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A to Z: Resonance Disorder
In this speech problem, problems in the structure, nerves, and muscles of the mouth and throat can change the quality of the voice. Read more.
A to Z: Respiratory Failure
Learn what happens when the lungs cannot properly bring oxygen into or remove carbon dioxide from the blood.
A to Z: Rectal Prolapse
Learn about conditions that affect the rectum, anus, and digestive system.
A to Z: Renal Dysplasia
Learn about potential complications of fetal development and conditions that affect the kidneys and urinary tract.
A to Z: Rotavirus
Rotavirus is one of the most common causes of diarrhea, and severe infection is the leading cause of severe, dehydrating diarrhea in young children.
A to Z: Ringworm (Dermatophytosis)
Ringworm, or dermatophytosis, is a highly contagious infection of the skin, hair or nails caused by a type of fungus called a dermatophyte.
A to Z: Radial Head Subluxation
Nursemaid's elbow is a partial dislocation of the elbow joint that happens when a ligament slips out of place near the elbow.
A to Z: Rash, Diaper
Diaper rash is a very common condition that can cause a baby's skin to become sore, red, and tender.
A to Z: Rhinitis, Allergic
Allergic rhinitis, sometimes called "hay fever" or seasonal allergies, are allergy symptoms that occur during certain times of the year.
A to Z: Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Learn about RSV, a contagious infection that's a major cause of respiratory illness in young children.
A to Z: Roseola
Roseola (also known as sixth disease) is a viral illness, most commonly affecting kids between 6 months and 2 years old.
A to Z: Retropharyngeal Abscess
Retropharyngeal abscess is an area of infected, pus-filled tissue that forms in the deep tissues in the back of the throat.