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Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder. It is a lifelong disease of the central nervous system. Narcolepsy causes excessive and overwhelming daytime sleepiness, even after getting plenty of night time sleep. If you have narcolepsy, you are ...

Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder. It is a lifelong disease of the central nervous system. Narcolepsy causes excessive and overwhelming daytime sleepiness, even after getting plenty of nighttime sleep. If you have narcolepsy, you are likely...

Nasal and Sinus Tumors

Cancerous nasal cavity or sinus tumors are rare, with only about 2,000 being diagnosed in the United States each year. Men are more likely to get sinus cancer than women. The most common age for diagnosis of the condition is in the 50s ...

Nasal Fracture in Children

A nasal fracture is a break in one or more of the bones of the nose, caused by trauma. It’s also called a broken nose.

Nasal Fracture in Children

A nasal fracture is a break in one or more of the bones of the nose, caused by trauma. It's also called a broken nose.

Nasal Polyps

Nasal polyps are abnormal, soft, swollen, sac-like growths of inflamed tissue. They line the inside of your nose or your sinuses.

Nasal Polyps

Diseases & Conditions

Natal Teeth

Natal teeth are teeth that are present when a baby is born. The teeth are often not fully developed and may have a weak root.

Neck Pain

Your neck is at risk for injury because of its location and range-of-motion. Neck pain can be caused by injury, age, or inflammatory disorders.

Necrotizing Colitis

Necrotizing colitis (NC) is a serious health problem. It happens when part of your colon dies. This is often because of colon cancer.

Necrotizing Colitis

Necrotizing colitis (NC) is a serious health problem. It happens when part of your colon dies. This is often because of colon cancer. If you have NC, it usually means you need to have emergency surgery.

Necrotizing Enterocolitis in the Newborn

Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a serious illness in newborns. It happens when tissue in the large intestine (colon) gets inflamed. This inflammation damages and sometimes kills the tissue in your baby’s colon.

Necrotizing Pancreatitis

Necrotizing pancreatitis (NP) is a health problem in which part of your pancreas dies. This is because of inflammation or injury. If the dead tissue gets infected, it can cause serious issues.

Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection

A necrotizing soft tissue infection causes patches of tissue to die. It is a very serious and life-threatening condition requiring immediate medical care.

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Neonatal abstinence syndrome is what happens when babies are exposed to drugs in the womb before birth. Babies can then go through drug withdrawal after birth.

Nephrotic Syndrome

Nephrotic syndrome causes scarring or damage to the filtering part of the kidneys (glomeruli). This causes too much protein to be lost from the blood into the urine.

Nephrotic Syndrome

Nephrotic syndrome causes scarring or damage to the filtering part of the kidneys (glomeruli). This causes too much protein to be lost from the blood into the urine.

Nephrotic Syndrome in Children

Nephrotic syndrome is a problem where too much protein called albumin is released from the body into the urine. It means that one or both kidneys are damaged.

Neuroblastoma

Neuroblastoma is a cancerous tumor. It grows in nerve tissue of babies and young children. The cancer cells grow in young nerve cells of a baby growing in the womb. These cells are called neuroblasts. It’s is the most common cancer in ...

Neurocutaneous Syndromes in Children

Neurocutaneous syndromes are disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, organs, skin, and bones. The diseases are lifelong conditions that can cause tumors to grow in these areas. They can also cause other problems such as hearing ...

Neurogenic Bladder

A closer look at neurogenic bladder, which causes symptoms such as urinary incontinence, kidney stones, and dribbling urine.

Neurogenic Bladder in Children

Neurogenic bladder means the bladder doesn't work normally because of nerve damage. It causes a child to have problems with holding or releasing urine.

Neurogenic Bowel

Neurogenic bowel is the loss of normal bowel function. It’s caused by a nerve problem. Here's what you need to know about this condition.

Neurogenic Bowel

Diseases & Conditions

Neuromyelitis Optica

Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is a rare autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system.

Neuronal and Mixed Neuronal-Glial Tumors

Neuronal and mixed neuronal-glial tumors are a group of rare tumors that occur in the brain or spinal cord.

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