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    Rowan’s story: Team-based approach helps preschooler grow and thrive beyond expectation

    At her one-month check-up, the pediatrician noticed that the cone shape in Rowan Lambert’s head, which usually goes away within 3-4 weeks, was still noticeable. Rowan’s fontanelle was higher up than usual and the bones in the front of her skull had fused. Genetic testing showed that Rowan had Crouzon syndrome. With caere and support from her entire care team, Rowan is now thriving as a preschooler.

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    Welcome-Dr-Garret

    Welcome-Dr-Garret. Welcome-Dr-Garret. Welcome to Dr. Mark Garret, our newest faculty at the Healey & AMG Center for ALS. Dr. Garret received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania followed by a neurology residency and neuromuscular

    • patient education

    نصائح لمنع الفيروس المخلوي التنفسي (RSV )

    ف ريوس الجهاز التنف ي س المخلوي ) RSV ي الأطفال الأك ري ( هو مرض شائع يؤثر على الشعب الهوائية. ف ا والمراهق ر ي ، غالبًا ما يكون ً سن RSV ا مع أعراض شبيهة بال ريد تؤثر على مجرى الهواء العلوي ً خفيف )مثل سيلان الأنف أو انسداد الأنف أو السعال( . ي حالة الرضع والأطفال دون سن الخامسة ، يمكن ف أن يكون الف ريوس ا. يمكن أن يسبب ً ا أو خطريًا جد ً المخلوي التنف ي س خفيف RSV ا التهاب ً أيض ي هذه الن ر شة ، تعرف على نصائح حول كيفية منع القصيبات )التهاب الممرات الهوائية والرئت ر ي(. ف RSV

    • patient education

    Dicas para prevenir o Vírus Sincicial Respiratório (RSV, Respiratory Syncytial Virus)

    O RSV é uma doença comum que afeta as vias aéreas. Em crianças maiores e adolescentes, o RSV geralmente é leve, com sintomas semelhantes àqueles do resfriado que afetam as vias aéreas superiores (como coriza, nariz entupido ou tosse). Porém, em bebês e crianças menores de 5 anos, o RSV pode ser leve ou muito grave. O RSV também pode causar bronquiolite (inflamação das vias aéreas inferiores e dos pulmões). Este folheto traz dicas sobre como prevenir o RSV.

    • patient education

    Consejos para prevenir el virus respiratorio sincitial (VRS)

    El virus respiratorio sincitial respiratorio (VRS) es una enfermedad común que afecta las vías respiratorias. En los niños mayores y en los adolescentes, el VRS con frecuencia es leve, y los síntomas son parecidos al resfriado que afecta las vías respiratorias superiores como son la secreción nasal, congestión nasal o tos. Sin embargo, en bebés y niños menores de 5 años, el VRS puede ser leve o muy grave. El VRS también puede causar bronquiolitis (inflamación de las vías respiratorias inferiores y los pulmones). En este folleto, encontrará información sobre los consejos para prevenir el VRS.

    • patient story

    Savannah’s story: Where complex care meets the maximum quality of life

    When Savannah Curran, 11, was born, she had an array of medical concerns. At 4 years old, genetic testing finally revealed that she had Ogden syndrome, a very rare genetic condition that affects about 100 people around the world. The care she receives at Mass General for Children allows her to live life to the fullest.

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