Lists of commonly seen Pediatric medical problems
For children who are being adopted from the Eastern European countries such as Romania, Russia, Ukraine, medical conditions are very similar.
The following is a list of common medical conditions and medical risks associated with adopting children internationally:
It is a common problem that little health information is available on children living in orphanages. The data is especially limited on their medical history prior to being placed in the orphanages. To even complicate matters further, the record may be in a foreign language and in medical terminology that a General pediatrician may have no knowledge of.
It is with this thought in mind that Dr. Rogu created the network of doctors affiliated with Adoptiondoctors.com.
The medical risks of adopting a child from a orphanage is great. With the help of an International Medical Consultant, hopefully subtle unidentified medical conditions will be diagnosed and the decision making process for the parents will be made easier.