The American Academy of Pediatrics has recently updated its guidance for influenza vaccination for children during the 2021-2022 influenza season. Do you offer vaccination to all your patients aged 6 months or older who do not have contraindications?
Researchers aimed to evaluate the effect of growth hormone deficiency and growth hormone therapy on the cardiac structure of children, as well as whether insulin like growth factor-1 plays a role.
In this research report, the authors aimed to determine the frequency and clinical characteristics of abnormal sucrase activity in pediatric patients undergoing esophagogastroduodenoscopy and disaccharidase analysis.
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To investigate the relevance of these lesions to the pathophysiology of lupus nephritis, researchers examined 205 kidney biopsy samples of patients with lupus nephritis and evaluated the clinical characteristics of the patients in whom these lesions were found.
A 13-year-old boy presented with his parents to his general practitioner with a skipping heartbeat, shortness of breath, dizziness, and chest pressure. He was an athlete and had experienced 4 such episodes in 7 months—3 had occurred during physical exertion and 1 at rest.
A 68-year-old man with a medical history significant for hypertension and hyperlipidemia presented to our emergency department with intermittent abdominal pain, which had been present for 2 months. The episodes of abdominal pain were localized to the umbilical region, with each episode lasting for a couple of minutes and subsiding spontaneously.
To evaluate the existing data on this issue, researchers developed a protocol to comprehensively identify all cohort studies that compared the risk of CKD in coffee drinkers with the risk in non-coffee-drinkers and to combine and analyze the results of these studies.
A 10-year-old boy presented to our clinic with his parents with a 6-month history of a diffuse rash on his trunk and extremities. The rash had developed abruptly, and individual lesions were characterized as pruritic and occasionally burned.