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Influenza | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Influenza, commonly called the ‘flu’, is an infection caused by influenza A or B viruses

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Microtia | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is microtia? This is the medical name for an ear which has developed differently

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Tonsillectomy | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What are tonsils and adenoids?   The tonsils are pieces of soft fleshy tissue on each side of the back of the throat

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Pneumonia | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is pneumonia? Pneumonia is inflammation or infection of one or both lungs caused by viruses or bacteria

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Gastrostomy | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is a gastrostomy? A gastrostomy is an opening placed directly into the stomach

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Chickenpox | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Chickenpox is a viral illness

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Hydroceles | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

A hydrocele is a very common condition affecting boys, where a fluid-filled sac develops inside the scrotum around the testis, making it look swollen

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Vesicostomy | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is a Vesicostomy? It is an opening created between the bladder and the abdominal wall

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Impetigo | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is impetigo? Impetigo, sometimes called "school sores" is a bacterial infection of the skin

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Colonoscopy | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is a colonoscopy? A colonoscopy is a procedure when a doctor inserts a flexible tube with a lens and a light source, to look at the lining of the lower part of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract

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