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
  25-50
  50-100
  100-200
  200-300
  300-400
  400-500
  500-750
  750-1000
  1000-2000
  2000-3000
  ≥ 3000

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

Some childhood diseases include:

Diseases from birth to one-year-old[edit]

Gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum
Further information: Neonatal infection

Diseases of older children[edit]