List of childhood diseases and disorders

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Disability-adjusted life year for childhood-cluster diseases per 100,000 inhabitants. These include pertussis, poliomyelitis, diphtheria, measles, and tetanus.
  no data
  ≤ 25
  ≥ 3000

The term childhood disease refers to disease that is contracted or becomes symptomatic before the age of 18 or 21 years old. Many of these diseases can also be contracted by adults.

Some childhood diseases include:

Diseases of neonates and children younger than five years[edit]

Gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum

Diseases of older children[edit]