Adrenal Tumors / Pheochromocytoma
Tumors of the adrenal glands can cause many problems by excess secretion of certain adrenal-produced
hormones, most often resulting in high blood pressure which can be extreme.
Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix, a finger-like portion of the large intestine that generally
hangs down from the lower right side of the abdomen.
Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate
Cleft lip and cleft palate are birth abnormalities of the mouth and lip. Cleft palate occurs when the roof
of the mouth does not completely close, leaving an opening that can extend into the nasal cavity. Cleft
lip is an abnormality in which the lip does not completely form during fetal development.
Colorectal cancer is malignant cells found in the colon or rectum.
Craniosynostosis (Craniofacial Anomaly)
Craniosynostosis is a condition in which sutures close too early causing problems with normal brain and
A deviated septum is an abnormal configuration of the cartilage that divides the two sides of the nasal
cavity which may cause problems with proper breathing or nasal discharge.
Excessive sweating, also called hyperhidrosis can affect the entire body, but usually occurs in the palms,
soles, armpits and/or groin area.
Gallstones form when bile stored in the gallbladder hardens into stone-like material.
A Hiatal hernia occurs when the upper part of the stomach pushes up into the chest through a small
opening in the diaphragm - the muscle that separates the stomach from the chest.
A hernia occurs when a section of intestine protrudes through a weakness in the abdominal muscles. A
hernia that occurs in the groin area is called an inguinal hernia.
Kidney cancer is a type of cancer that starts in the cells in the kidney.The two most common types of
kidney cancer are renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) of the renal pelvis.
These names reflect the type of cell from which the cancer developed.
Liver cancer or hepatic cancer is a cancer that originates in the liver. Liver tumors are discovered on
medical imaging equipment (often by accident) or present themselves symptomatically as an abdominal
mass, abdominal pain, yellow skin, nausea or liver dysfunction.
Obesity increases the risk for many diseases, especially heart disease, stroke, cancer and diabetes.
Pancreatic cancer is the fourth most common cause of cancer death in men and women in the US.
Pancreatic cancer occurs when malignant cells grow out of control.
A parathyroid tumor is a growth inside a parathyroid gland. Parathyroid tumors may cause increased
levels of parathyroid hormones secreted by the parathyroid glands, leading to hyperparathyroidism.
Although rare, most pituitary tumors are not cancerous (benign), comprising only 7% of brain tumors.
However, most pituitary tumors will press against the optic nerves causing vision problems.
A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that develops in a blood vessel elsewhere in the body (most
commonly from the leg), travels to an artery in the lung, and forms an occlusion (blockage) of the artery.
Thyroid tumors are either benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous) growths.