Conditions We Treat

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Anorectal Malformation

Anorectal malformations are birth defects in which the anus and rectum do not develop properly before birth, resulting in problems with bowel movements.


anatomy of stomach

Appendicitis is an infection or inflammation of the appendix, treated by surgical removal of the appendix. If left untreated, the appendix can burst.

Choledochal Cysts

Choledochal cysts are characterized by a dilation of the ducts that transport bile between the liver and the intestine. They are typically treated surgically.

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a life-threatening fetal abnormality that limits lung growth. Expert surgical repair and long-term care is offered at CHOP.

Conjoined Twins

Conjoined twins occur once in every 50,000 to 60,000 births. Doctors at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have separated more than 20 sets of conjoined twins and have managed the care of many others.

Crohn's Disease

Learn about Crohn's Disease in children, including medical and surgical treatment options offered at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Dermoid Cyst

A dermoid cyst is a pocket under the skin that fills with dead skin cells and forms a lump. Treatment typically includes surgery to remove the cyst.

Fetal Giant Neck Masses

Fetal giant neck masses such as cervical teratoma can obstruct the airway and cause serious complications. Learn about how giant neck masses are treated at CHOP.