Jefferson University Hospitals


Congenital Hand Deformities

A congenital hand abnormality is a variation in the normal formation of the hand that occurs when the fetus is in the womb.

Congenital Liver Defects

Our world-class liver surgeons specialize in rare birth defects, such as liver and biliary atresia and choledochal cysts.


Most often constipation, when bowel movements are infrequent,  is a temporary condition and can be alleviated through lifestyle changes.

Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary artery disease occurs because over time fats, cholesterol and other substances build up in the walls of your arteries to form a type of plaque.


An inflammation in the chest that causes pain is known as costochondritis, also referred to as chest wall pain.

Cowden Syndrome

Cowden syndrome is a rare autosomal dominant disorder that can increase your risk of breast cancer.


A craniopharyngioma is a tumor arises in the extremely delicate area between the optic nerves, pituitary gland, and the brain.


Craniosynostosis is a birth defect of the brain characterized by the premature closure of one or more of the fibrous joints between the bones of the skull before brain growth is complete.

Crohn's Disease

If you have experienced chronic abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, weight loss and anemia, you should be examined for signs of Crohn's disease.

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Cubital tunnel syndrome symptoms present in the hand are actually caused by a problem with the nerve in your elbow.