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Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Diseases & Conditions

Major Depression

Diseases & Conditions

Major Depression in Teens

Major depression goes beyond the day’s normal ups and downs. It involves a teen’s body, mood, and thoughts. It can affect and disrupt eating, sleeping, or thinking patterns.

Malaria

Diseases & Conditions

Male Infertility

Diseases & Conditions

Mallory-Weiss Tear

Diseases & Conditions

Malocclusion in Children

Malocclusion is when a child’s teeth become crooked or crowded. The child may also have a problem with his or her bite. That means the teeth of the upper jaw don’t meet normally with the teeth of the lower jaw when the jaw is closed.

Marfan Syndrome in Children

Marfan syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects the body's connective tissue. Connective tissue holds the body's cells, organs, and other tissue together. Connective tissue is also important in growth and development.

Marfan Syndrome in Children

Diseases & Conditions - Pediatrics

Mastoiditis in Children

Mastoiditis is an inflammation or infection of the mastoid bone. This bone is one of the bones in the head. It is located behind the ear. The mastoid bone is made of cells that drain the middle ear. Mastoiditis may be mild or very serious.

Mastoiditis in Children

Diseases & Conditions - Pediatrics

McArdle Disease

Diseases & Conditions

Measles (Rubeola) in Children

Measles (rubeola) is a respiratory illness caused by a virus. It causes a red, blotchy rash. It’s a very contagious illness.

Meckel Diverticulum

Meckel diverticulum is a small pouch in the wall of the intestine. It’s near where the small and large intestines meet. This condition is the most common birth defect of the digestive system. It happens to about 1 in 50 babies.

Meconium Aspiration

Meconium aspiration happens when a newborn breathes in a mixture of meconium and amniotic fluid. Amniotic fluid is the liquid that surrounds the baby in the womb. Meconium is the baby's first stool, or poop, which is sticky, thick, and ...

Meconium Aspiration

Diseases & Conditions - Pediatrics

Medial and Lateral Meniscus Tears

Diseases & Conditions

Medicine Rashes in Children

Diseases & Conditions - Pediatrics

Medulloblastoma

Diseases & Conditions

Megaloblastic Anemia in Children

Anemia is a problem in which there are not enough red blood cells or hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is the part of red blood cells that carries oxygen throughout the body. In megaloblastic anemia, the bone marrow, where the cells are formed, ...

Megaloblastic Anemia in Children

Diseases & Conditions - Pediatrics

Megaureter in Children

Megaureter is a ureter that is much wider than normal. A ureter that is wider than 10 mm (3/8 inch) is a megaureter. A megaureter may not drain urine normally. This can lead to infections and kidney damage.

Ménière Disease

Diseases & Conditions

Meningioma

Diseases & Conditions

Meningitis

Diseases & Conditions

Meningitis in Children

Meningitis is most often caused by a bacterial or viral infection that moves into the cerebral spinal fluid (CSF).

Meningococcal Infections in Children

Meningococcal infections are not common, but they can be fatal. They occur most often in late winter and early spring. Children are more often affected, but the illnesses also occur in teens and adults.

Menorrhagia

Diseases & Conditions

Menstrual Cramps (Dysmenorrhea) in Teens

Menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea) are severe, painful cramps that occur with menstruation.

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