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Inherited
Trait or disease passed from one generation to the next. Synonymous for hereditary.

Familial
Trait or disease present in a family and its extended members.

Congenital
Trait or disease that is present at birth. Some congenital disorders are inherited and others are not.

Thromboprophylaxis
Prescription of mechanical devices, lifestyle changes and medications to prevent blood clots.

Primary
Prior to the onset of symptoms. For example, primary prophylaxis in hemophilia is the regular administration of factor concentrate prior to the onset of bleeding. For patients with a thrombophilia, it could be administration of blood thinners to patients who have not had a blood clot.

Secondary
After the onset of symptoms.

BMI
BMI is the acronym for body mass index, a formula that measures body fat that is determined by looking at one’s weight and height. It may be used for children as well as adults. 





Contact Name
Mia Thomas
Contact Phone
(877) RUSH-KID
Contact E-mail
contact_rush@rush.edu



LocationHours of Operation
Rush Professional Office Building
1725 W. Harrison St., Suite 710
Chicago, IL 60612

Appointments are available during normal business hours, Monday through Friday. To make an appointment at this location, call (877) RUSH-KID. Valet and garage parking available.




LocationHours of Operation
Rush-Copley Medical Center
2020 Ogden Avenue, Suite 400
Aurora, IL 60504

Approximately five miles west of intersection of route 59 and 34 (Ogden Avenue). Lot parking available at no charge. For an appointment at this location, call (877) RUSH-KID.




LocationHours of Operation
Ashton Medical & Surgical Center
1800 McDonough Road, #203, Suite 203
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

On McDonough Road, approximately one mile west of the intersection of Route 59 and Shoe Factory Road. Free parking available in the lot outside the building. For hours or to make an appointment at this location, call (877) RUSH-KID.




LocationHours of Operation
Riverside Medical Center
350 N. Wall Street
Kankakee, IL 60901

For an appointment at this location, call (815) 933-1671.




LocationHours of Operation
Regional Care Associates
72 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, IL 60432-4315

Parking available in lot one block south of building. For information about hours or to make an appointment at this location, call (877) RUSH-KID.




LocationHours of Operation
Champaign Clinic
208 E. Springfield Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820

Lot and street parking available. For information about hours or to make an appointment at this location, call (877) RUSH-KID.



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