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Shriners Hospitals for Children - Northern California is a regional pediatric medical center providing highly specialized care and rehabilitation to children with congenital conditions and complex medical needs regardless of a family’s ability to pay.
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Hirschsprung disease in children

We know parents want their children to be as healthy as possible. One major health concern for many parents is constipation. If your child is unable to pass stool regularly, they might be afflicted with a syndrome known as Hirschsprung’s disease. The good news is that most children with constipation do not have Hirschsprung’s, because it…

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HipScreen App, Dr. Kulkarni

Mobile App Developed by Shriners Hospital Cerebral Palsy Experts Wins National Award

  HipScreen, a mobile application developed by pediatric orthopaedic surgeons at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California, has put early detection of hip disorders in children with cerebral palsy in the hands of physicians and parents worldwide. One in three children with cerebral palsy is at risk for hip development problems. A regular schedule…

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— Michael Valencia, patient

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