Volume 10 - Issue 4 - April 2011

Consultant for Pediatricians

Vitamin D Recommendations
Vitamin D Recommendations
06/17/2011
<p>I saw a 12-year-old African American US girl as a new patient and checked her vitamin D level, which we usually do on our panels these days. The level was 8.8 ng/mL, with a “normal” reported as...
06/17/2011
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
06/17/2011

LINDA S. NIELD, MD
West Virginia University

Dr Nield is associate professor of pediatrics at West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown. She is also a member of the editorial board of CONSULTANT FOR PEDIATRICIANS.

LINDA S. NIELD, MD West Virginia University Dr Nield is associate professor of pediatr...
The dangers of cigarettes have been discussed in schools for years, even decades.
06/17/2011
Lodged Spaghetti Strand
Lodged Spaghetti Strand
05/09/2011

Robert P. Blereau, MD
Morgan City, La

DEEPAK M. KAMAT, MD, PhD—Series Editor
Dr Kamat is professor of pediatrics at Wayne State University in Detroit. He is also director of the Institute of Medical Education and vice chair of education at Children’s Hospital of Michigan, both in Detroit.

Robert P. Blereau, MD Morgan City, La DEEPAK M. KAMAT, MD, PhD—Series Editor Dr Kamat ...
<div id="article-content-body"> <p>This picture shows an unusual linear white object positioned vertically at the center of the posterior pharynx of a 5-year-old girl’s throat. The...
05/09/2011
gastroschisis
gastroschisis
05/09/2011

David Imbt and Mike Rolen
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Riva Kamat, MD
Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children

DEEPAK M. KAMAT, MD, PhD—Series Editor
Dr Kamat is professor of pediatrics at Wayne State University in Detroit. He is also director of the Institute of Medical Education and vice chair of education at Children’s Hospital of Michigan, both in Detroit.

David Imbt and Mike Rolen Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine Riva Kama...
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05/09/2011
Lymphangioma Circumscriptum
Lymphangioma Circumscriptum
05/09/2011

MICAEL L. STERNBERG, MD and NATE LISENBEE, MS
University of South Alabama Medical Center, Mobile

MICAEL L. STERNBERG, MD and NATE LISENBEE, MSUniversity of South Alabama Medical Center...
For 3 days, a 6-year-old boy had “redness and pain” of skin on his left upper abdomen.
05/09/2011
Penile Angioedema After Peanut Ingestion
Penile Angioedema After Peanut Ingestion
05/03/2011

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD and C. Pion Kao, MD
Alberta Children’s Hospital and University of Calgary

Dr Leung is clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Calgary and pediatric consultant at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary, Alberta. Dr Kao is clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Calgary and pediatric consultant at the Alberta Children’s Hospital.

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD and C. Pion Kao, MD Alberta Children’s Hospital and Universit...
A 6-year-old boy presented with a swollen penis and lip within an hour after ingesting some peanuts.
05/03/2011
Photo Essay
Photo Essay
05/03/2011

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD and C. Pion Kao, MD
Alberta Children’s Hospital and University of Calgary

Dr Leung is clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Calgary and pediatric consultant at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary, Alberta. Dr Kao is clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Calgary and pediatric consultant at the Alberta Children’s Hospital.

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD and C. Pion Kao, MD Alberta Children’s Hospital and Universit...
The mass protruding from the introitus of this 1-month-old girl was first noted at birth. She was born to a 26-year-old primigravida at term after an uncomplicated pregnancy and normal spontaneous delivery....
05/03/2011
Labial Fusion
Labial Fusion
05/03/2011

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD and C. Pion Kao, MD
Alberta Children’s Hospital and University of Calgary

Dr Leung is clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Calgary and pediatric consultant at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary, Alberta. Dr Kao is clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Calgary and pediatric consultant at the Alberta Children’s Hospital.

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD and C. Pion Kao, MD Alberta Children’s Hospital and Universit...
A case of labial fusion.
05/03/2011
osteomyelitis
osteomyelitis
05/03/2011

CHRISTIAN ROSAS-SALAZAR, MD
University of Pittsburgh

PREM ARORA, MD, HAZAR KOBAYAA, MD
and JOCELYN Y. ANG. MD
Wayne State University

Dr Rosas-Salazar is a pediatric pulmonary fellow in the division of pulmonary medicine, allergy and immunology at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr Arora is a neonatology fellow in the division of neonatology and Dr Kobayaa is an infectious disease fellow and Dr Ang is assistant professor in the division of pediatric infectious diseases at Children’s Hospital of Michigan and Wayne State University in Detroit.

CHRISTIAN ROSAS-SALAZAR, MD University of Pittsburgh PREM ARORA, MD, HAZAR KOBAYAA, MD...
A 3-year-old girl was hospitalized because of purulent drainage from a right middle finger wound and a tender right axillary mass of 2 days’ duration.
05/03/2011
Elbow Pain
Elbow Pain
05/03/2011

Roli Agrawal, MD and Sarah Kizilbash, MD
Dr Agrawal is a radiology resident and Dr Kizilbash is a pediatric hospitalist at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit.

William Yaakob, MD—Series Editor
Dr Yaakob is a radiologist in Tallahassee, Fla.

Roli Agrawal, MD and Sarah Kizilbash, MD Dr Agrawal is a radiology resident and Dr Kizi...
A 15-year-old boy presents with pain in the medial aspect of his right elbow that began 4 to 6 weeks earlier and progressively worsened.
05/03/2011
Fever with cough and rash
Fever with cough and rash
05/03/2011

Ladan Modallel, MD, Marita Sheehan, MD, and Golder Wilson, MD, PhD
Dr Modallel is a pediatric resident and Dr Sheehan is professor of pediatrics and assistant academic dean at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) in Amarillo. Dr Wilson is clinical professor of pediatrics at TTUHSC in Amarillo and Lubbock. He is also on the staff at KinderGenome Pediatric Genetics in Dallas.

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD—Series Editor
Dr Leung is clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Calgary and pediatric consultant at the Alberta Children’s Hospital.

Ladan Modallel, MD, Marita Sheehan, MD, and Golder Wilson, MD, PhD Dr Modallel is a ped...
A 14-month-old girl presented with persistent fever, cough, and worsening rash of 5 days’ duration.
05/03/2011
Behavior Problems
Behavior Problems
05/03/2011
s there a family history of mental illness? Is there any stress going on at home?
05/03/2011
concussion
concussion
05/03/2011

SCOTT OTALLAH, MD and GREGORY F. HAYDEN, MD
University of Virginia
Dr Otallah is a second-year resident in pediatric neurology and Dr Hayden is professor of pediatrics in the department of pediatrics at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville.

SCOTT OTALLAH, MD and GREGORY F. HAYDEN, MD University of Virginia Dr Otallah is a seco...
The evaluation of head injuries in young athletes can be challenging.
05/03/2011
concussion
concussion
05/03/2011

SCOTT OTALLAH, MD and GREGORY F. HAYDEN, MD
University of Virginia
Dr Otallah is a second-year resident in pediatric neurology and Dr Hayden is professor of pediatrics in the department of pediatrics at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville.

SCOTT OTALLAH, MD and GREGORY F. HAYDEN, MD University of Virginia Dr Otallah is a seco...
The evaluation of head injuries in young athletes can be challenging.
05/03/2011
concussion
concussion
05/03/2011

SCOTT OTALLAH, MD and GREGORY F. HAYDEN, MD
University of Virginia
Dr Otallah is a second-year resident in pediatric neurology and Dr Hayden is professor of pediatrics in the department of pediatrics at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville.

SCOTT OTALLAH, MD and GREGORY F. HAYDEN, MD University of Virginia Dr Otallah is a seco...
The evaluation of head injuries in young athletes can be challenging.
05/03/2011
Brown patch
Brown patch
05/03/2011

By KIRK BARBER, MD, FRCPC––Series Editor
Alberta Children’s Hospital

By KIRK BARBER, MD, FRCPC––Series Editor Alberta Children’s Hospital
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05/03/2011
urinary dysfunction
urinary dysfunction
04/19/2011

STACEY M. HUMPHREYS, MD and LINDA S. NIELD, MD
West Virginia University

STACEY M. HUMPHREYS, MD and LINDA S. NIELD, MD West Virginia University
During circumcision, a newborn is noted to have continuous dribbling of urine from his meatus and stool from his anus.
04/19/2011