A childhood disease or childhood ailment was a type of medical condition that usually affected children, although they could be contracted in adulthood as well, much to the patient's embarrassment. (TNG: "Up The Long Ladder")

Examples of such diseases included measles (Humans), rop'ngor (Klingons) (TNG: "Up The Long Ladder") and Orkett's disease (Bajorans) (VOY: "State of Flux")

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