Related Conditions and Treatments
Birth Defects and Congenital Anomalies
A birth defect is a health problem or a physical abnormality.
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is the most common and most severe type of muscular dystrophy.
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Muscular dystrophy is a general name for a group of rare diseases that cause muscle weakness. It is caused by mutations in certain genes.
A baby born before 37 weeks of pregnancy is considered premature. Slightly fewer than 12 percent of all babies are premature.
Pulmonary Function Test
Pulmonary function tests (PFTs) are diagnostic tests to evaluate your child’s lung function or to measure any change in your child's condition.
Conventional diagnostic radiology (or x-ray) provides a picture of the inside of your child’s body.