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June
08,
2020
| 20:50 PM Europe/Amsterdam
In 2012, a patient presented at Children’s Mercy Kansas City with CNS sarcoidosis, a rare autoimmune disease seen primarily in adults. Her rheumatologist noted changes in the patient’s spinal cord, so she contacted one of the neurologists at
March
09,
2020
| 18:15 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Differences of sex development (DSDs) are a diverse collection of congenital conditions that result in genital ambiguity or complete sex reversal. The birth of a baby with genital ambiguity is seen as a medical and psychosocial emergency and is a
February
12,
2020
| 15:46 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Polyps are relatively common in children and typically do not signal a risk of serious illness. However, in some children who have several polyps or a suspicious family history, an increased cancer risk is quite possible. Most pediatric

Latest Blog Entries

May
15,
2020
| 16:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Kelly Trowbridge, PhD, mindfulness educator, Center for Professional Well-Being Jennifer Bickel, MD, neurologist and COVID employee wellness officer   We have been supporting employees at Children’s Mercy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
August
05,
2019
| 17:16 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Dr. Alan Gamis, Associate Division Director, Section of Oncology Childhood cancer research plays a critically important role when it comes to treating and curing the disease, but the reality is very few cancer therapies are developed for kids.
March
12,
2019
| 21:18 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The help that the Children’s Mercy Human Performance Lab provided Martin, the 5-year-old with cerebral palsy featured recently in Inside Pediatrics Season 3, is available to a wide range of children with neuromuscular and/or gait disorders. The
March
06,
2019
| 17:26 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Dr. Naim Mitre, Pediatric Endocrinology The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped organ located in the front of the neck and plays an important role in the body. It produces hormones that control brain development and growth in babies, and

Children’s Mercy Kansas City:
Where Research Transforms

We’re always looking for new ways to battle childhood disease. That means scientists and doctors working together, breaking down barriers and never being afraid to innovate. Because research matters.