Your browser is not supported. Please upgrade to a modern browser in order to use all the features of the UKHC web application: Firefox | Chrome | Microsoft Edge
Skip to main content
close menu
close menu

Search UK HealthCare

Conditions We Treat

Boy playfully checks nurse's ear

Kentucky Children’s Hospital treats a wide array of pediatric health issues, both minor and major. Learn about some of the conditions we treat.

    • Airways, Chest & Lungs

      • Allergies (seasonal)
      • Apnea
      • Asthma
      • Breathing Issues
      • Bronchitis
      • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) and chronic lung disease of infancy
      • Chronic respiratory failure/insufficiency
      • Congenital lung abnormalities
      • Cystic fibrosis
      • Pneumonia
      • Reactive airway disease (RAD)
      • Respiratory illness
      • Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection
      • Wheezing
    • Behavioral Health/Psychiatry

      • Academic concerns
      • Anxiety
      • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
      • Behavioral issues related to bullying
      • Bipolar disorder
      • Body dysmorphic disorder
      • Depression
      • Eating disorders
      • Gender identity concerns
      • Obsessive compulsive disorders
      • Post-traumatic stress disorder
      • Schizophrenia
      • Self-harm/suicidal thoughts
      • Sleep problems
      • Substance use
    • Blood Disorders

      • Anemias
      • Bleeding disorders
      • Bone marrow failure
      • Hemophilia
      • Sickle cell disease
      • Thalassemia
      • Thrombocytopenia
    • Brain & Nerves

      • Cerebral palsy
      • Acquired hydrocephalus
      • Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis
      • Aneurysms
      • Arterial dissection
      • Autism spectrum disorders
      • Brain malformations
      • Cavernous malformations
      • Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
      • Concussion/brain injury
      • Congenital brain malformations
      • Congenital hydrocephalus
      • Congenital myopathies
    • Cancer

      • Bone cancer
      • Brain and spinal cord tumors
      • Leukemia
      • Lymphoma
      • Neuroblastoma
      • Rhabdomyosarcoma
      • Retinoblastoma
      • Wilms tumor
    • Developmental Disorders

      • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
      • Autism
      • Developmental/behavioral difficulties associated with complex medical conditions
      • Down syndrome
      • Global developmental delays Intellectual disabilities
    • Development Disorders

      • Devic's disease
      • Epilepsy (Child Neurology)
      • Headache/migraine
      • Hydrocephalus
      • Moyamoya
      • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
      • *Muscle weakness (myopathy)
      • Muscular Dystrophy
      • Neonatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy
      • Neonatal seizures
      • Neurofibromatosis
      • Optic neuritis
      • Seizures
      • Speech dysfunction (congenital aphasia)
      • Spinal muscular atrophy
      • Stroke
      • Tics
    • Ear, Nose & Throat

      • Adenoid hypertrophy
      • Airway disorders
      • Airway papillomas
      • Ankyloglossia (tongue tie)
      • Auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder
      • Auditory processing disorders
      • Aural atresia
      • Balance and dizziness disorders
      • Branchial cleft cyst
      • Choanal atresia and pyriform aperture stenosis
      • Cholesteatoma
      • Chronic cough
      • Chronic ear infection/otitis
      • Chronic sinusitis
      • Chronic tonsillitis
      • Cleft lip and palate
      • Cochlear implants
      • Dacryocystoceles
      • Deafness
      • Deviated nasal septum
      • Ear anomalies
      • Ear infections
      • Enlarged or infected neck lymph nodes
      • Foreign objects in ear, nose or throat
      • Hearing loss/problems
      • Hoarseness
      • Laryngeal cleft
      • Laryngomalacia
      • Mastoiditis
      • Myringotomy (ear tubes)
      • Nasal dermoid/gliomas
      • Nasal encephaloceles
      • Nasal polyposis
      • Nasal tumors
      • Nose bleeds
      • Otitis externa (swimmer's ear)
      • Otitis media
      • Salivary gland problems
      • Salivary gland tumors/masses
      • Sinus infections
      • Sleep apnea
      • Stridor (noisy breathing)
      • Swallowing disorders
      • Thyroglossal duct cyst
      • Thyroid enlargement
      • Tinnitus
      • Tonsillar hypertrophy
      • Tracheal stenosis
      • Tracheoesophageal fistula
      • Tracheomalacia
      • Tracheostomy dependence
      • Tympanic membrane perforation
      • Velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI)
      • Vertigo
      • Vocal fold paralysis
    • Eyes

      • Amblyopia
      • Chalazion
      • Coats disease
      • Congenital ocular infections
      • Congenital ptosis
      • Conjunctivitis
      • Corneal/limbal dermoid
      • Corneal dystrophies
      • Facial/eye trauma in children
      • Facial hemangioma
      • Fundus coloboma
      • Hereditary optic neuropathy Inflammatory optic neuropathy
      • Leber’s congenital amaurosis
      • Nasolacrimal obstruction/anomaly
      • Nystagmus
      • Optic nerve drusen
      • Orbital dermoid
      • Papilledema
      • Pediatric cataracts
      • Pediatric glaucoma
      • Pediatric refractive surgery
      • Pediatric uveitis
      • Peter’s Anomaly
      • Refractive error
      • Retinal dystrophies
      • Retinitis pigmentosa
      • Retinoblastoma and other retinal tumors
      • Retinopathy of Prematurity
      • Strabismus
    • Gastrointestinal, Liver, Pancreas & Nutritional Disorders

      • Abdominal pain
      • Acute/chronic liver disease
      • Allergic disorders of the gastrointestinal tract
      • Celiac disease
      • Chronic diarrhea
      • Constipation
      • Crohn’s disease
      • Dysphagia/swallowing disorders
      • Encopresis
      • Eosinophilic esophagitis
      • Esophageal stricture
      • Fatty liver disease
      • Functional gastrointestinal disease
      • Gallbladder disease
      • Gastrointestinal bleeding
      • Gastroparesis
      • Hepatitis (Acute & Chronic)
      • Inflammatory bowel disease
      • Intestinal polyps
      • Malnutrition (including failure to thrive)
      • Nutritional disorders
      • Pancreatitis
      • Peptic ulcer disease
      • Poor weight gain
      • Reflux/heartburn
      • Short bowel syndrome
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Vomiting
    • Genetics & Metabolism

      • Birth defects
      • Genetic cardiovascular disorders
      • Chromosomal disorders
      • Ciliopathies
      • Connective tissue disorders
      • Inborn errors of metabolism
      • Marfan Syndrome
      • Neurofibromatosis
      • Neurogenetic disorders (including Williams syndrome)
      • Noonan Syndrome
      • Skeletal dysplasia
    • Heart & Vascular

      • Aortic stenosis
      • Anomalous pulmonary venous drainage
      • Arrhythmias
      • Atrial septal defect
      • Atrioventricular canal defect
      • Bicuspid aortic valve
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Chest/upper abdominal pain or pressure
      • Coarctation of the aorta
      • Congenital and acquired heart block
      • Ebstein anomaly
      • Endocarditis
      • Hemangioma
      • Hypertension
      • Patent ductus arteriosus
      • Patent foramen ovale
      • Pulmonic stenosis
      • Single ventricle (including pulmonary atresia, tricuspid atresia)
      • Syncope
      • Tetralogy of Fallot
      • Truncus arteriosus
      • Ventricular septal defect
      • Vascular malformations
      • Vascular rings
    • Hormones & Glands

      • Adrenal gland disorders
      • Calcium disorders
      • Childhood obesity
      • Diabetes mellitus
      • Growth disorders
      • Pituitary gland disorders
      • Puberty disorders
      • Sexual differentiation disorders
      • Thyroid disorders
      • Turner syndrome
    • Infectious Diseases

      • Bacterial infections
      • Bone and joint infections
      • Congenital and other perinatally acquired infections
      • Endocarditis
      • Fever of unknown origin
      • Fungal infections
      • Hepatitis C
      • Herpes
      • Histoplasmosis
      • HIV
      • Infections in immunocompromised children
      • Kawasaki disease
      • Lymphadenitis
      • Meningitis
      • Parasitic Infections
      • Postoperstive & surgical site infection
      • Recurrent fevers
      • Recurrent infections
      • Sepsis
      • Skin and soft tissue infections, including infection caused by MRSA
      • Tick and other insect-transmitted infections
      • Tuberculosis
      • Viral infections
    • Kidneys & Urinary Tract

      • Acute and chronic renal failure
      • Antenatal hydronephrosis
      • Chronic kidney disease
      • Congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract (including obstructive uropathy, multicystic dysplastic kidneys)
      • Focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis
      • Glomerulonephritis (acute and chronic)
      • Hematuria
      • Hemolytic uremic syndrome
      • Hernia
      • Hydrocele
      • Hydronephrosis
      • Hypertension
      • Hypospadias
      • Kidney stones
      • Lupus nephritis
      • Nephrotic syndrome
      • Neurogenic bladder
      • Nocturnal enuresis
      • Pediatric hypertension
      • Polycystic kidney disease
      • Posterior urethral valves (including lower urinary tract obstruction, vesicoureteral reflux)
      • Proteinuria
      • Renal hypoplasia/dysplasia
      • Renal osteodystrophy
      • Solitary kidney
      • Undescended testes
      • Ureteropelvic junction obstruction
      • Urinary tract infections
      • Vesicoureteral reflux
    • Neuromuscular Disorders

      • Perthes disease
      • Repetitive stress injuries
      • Scheuermann’s kyphosis
      • Scoliosis
      • Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE)
      • Spina bifida
      • Spinal deformities
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Spondylolysis
      • Sprains & strains
      • Torticollis
    • Orthopedics

      • Complex hip disorders
      • Diskitis
      • Fractures
      • Herniated disk
      • Hip dysplasia
      • Limb deformities 
    • Reproductive & Sexual Health

      • Abnormal menstrual bleeding (include irregular and heavy bleeding)
      • Abnormal menstrual cycles (include early or delayed onset of periods)
      • Amenorrhea
      • Breast discharge
      • Breast masses
      • Gynecomastia
      • Dysmenorrhea (painful periods)
      • Ovarian cysts
      • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
      • Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
      • Pregnancy (include pregnancy screen)
      • Sexually transmitted diseases (STD)
      • Sexuality concerns
      • Sexual risk behaviors
      • Transgender health issues
      • Vaginal discharge/infections
    • Rheumatic Diseases & Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes

      • Acute arthritis
      • Acute rheumatic fever
      • Autoinflammatory/periodic fever syndromes
      • Behçet’s disease
      • Chronic arthritis
      • Complex regional pain syndrome
      • Fibromyalgia
      • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura
      • Hypermobility syndrome
      • Joint swelling
      • Juvenile Ankylosing Spondylitis
      • Juvenile dermatomyositis
      • Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
      • Kawasaki disease
      • Limb pain
      • Mixed connective tissue disease
      • Psoriatic arthritis
      • Reactive arthritis
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Sjrogen’s syndrome
      • Scleroderma/morphea
      • Spondyloarthropathy
      • Systemic lupus erythematosus
      • Systemic sclerosis
      • Uveitis/Iritis
      • Vasculitis
    • Skin

      • Atopic dermatitis
      • Burns
      • Contact dermatitis
      • Dyshidrotic eczema
      • Fungal infections
      • Insect Bites
      • Parasitic skin infections
      • Seborrheic dermatitis
      • Skin Rashes