Volume 10 - Issue 8 - August 2011

Consultant for Pediatricians

Eczema
Eczema
08/02/2011

AKAVUT CHAIWOOT SUESAKUL, MD, DONALD WOZNICA, MD,
and VALERIE HINES, MD
St Joseph Hospital 

Drs Suesakul and Woznica are family practice residents and Dr Hines is attending pediatric physician at St Joseph Hospital in Chicago.

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.

AKAVUT CHAIWOOT SUESAKUL, MD, DONALD WOZNICA, MD, and VALERIE HINES, MDSt Joseph Hospi...
<p>A 3-month-old girl was brought to the emergency department with fever (temperature, maximum of 40ºC [104ºF]) of 2 days’ duration and a vesicular rash on the neck that had appeared 2 days...
08/02/2011
Warts
Warts
08/02/2011

ROLI AGRAWAL,MD and SARAH KIZILBASH, MD
Wayne State University

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, MDWayne State UniversityDr Agrawal is a radiology ...
<p>A 14-year-old soccer player presents with pain in his left lower leg of 4 weeks’ duration. The pain is constant, although initially it occurred only while playing. He denies any fever or...
08/02/2011
Warts
Warts
08/01/2011

ERIC PEEPLES, MD
Phoenix Children’s Hospital

MEERA VARMAN, MD, ANTHONY YAGHMOUR, MD,
and ARCHANA CHATTERJEE, MD
Creighton University School of Medicine

Dr Peeples is a pediatric resident at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Dr Varman is associate professor in the division of pediatric infectious disease, Dr Yaghmour is assistant professor in the division of general pediatrics, and Dr Chatterjee is professor and chief of the division of pediatric infectious disease, all in the department of pediatrics at Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska.

ERIC PEEPLES, MD Phoenix Children’s Hospital MEERA VARMAN, MD, ANTHONY YAGHMOUR, MD, a...
<p>A 4-year-old Latino boy with mosaic Turner syndrome (45,XY/45,XO) presented with fever, temperature up to 40.5ºC (105ºF), of 3 days’ duration. He also had swelling on the right side of the...
08/01/2011
Warts
Warts
08/01/2011

LARISSA HIRSCH, MD and CHARLES A. POHL, MD—Series Editor
Dr Hirsch is a medical editor for www.KidsHealth.org. Dr Pohl is professor of pediatrics and associate dean of student affairs and career counseling at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia.

LARISSA HIRSCH, MD and CHARLES A. POHL, MD—Series EditorDr Hirsch is a medical editor f...
<P><SPAN style="COLOR: #ff0000"><SPAN style="COLOR: #000000">Excitement at the birth of a new baby and eagerness to begin life with baby at home often lead new...
08/01/2011
Warts
Warts
08/01/2011

BHAGWAN DAS BANG, MD
Opp, Ala


BHAGWAN DAS BANG, MD Opp, Ala
<p>Before listening to the chest of a child who does not understand how to take a deep breath, I ask the child to demonstrate how to breathe like a puppy. The child <span>starts...
08/01/2011
Warts
Warts
08/01/2011

RICHARD A. HONAKER, MD
Carrollton, Tex

RICHARD A. HONAKER, MD Carrollton, Tex
<p>Sometimes it is impossible to see beyond the tongue of a child who has a sore throat. The tongues of about 30% of my pediatric patients do not go down when they say “Ahh.” However, when I instruct...
08/01/2011
Warts
Warts
08/01/2011

PRIYA CHAMPANERIA, PNP
Nashville, Tenn

PRIYA CHAMPANERIA, PNPNashville, Tenn
<p>Beginning with the oldest, calmest patient, I auscultate the heart, lung, and abdomen. I do the same for each patient working my way to the youngest—and typically most anxious—child. Following the...
08/01/2011
Warts
Warts
08/01/2011

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

Dr Barber is a consultant dermatologist at Alberta Children’s Hospital and clinical associate professor of medicine and community health sciences at the University of Calgary in Alberta.

KIRK BARBER, MD, FRCPC—Series Editor Alberta Children’s Hospital Dr Barber is a consul...
<p>This 17-year-old boy has had a thickening of his skin with hypopigmentation on the right side of his neck for the past 6 months. The area of thickening has slowly enlarged and is asymptomatic. The...
08/01/2011
Warts
Warts
08/01/2011

MICHAEL I. ELLENBOGEN, BA,
BRIDGET M. BRYER GROFF, MD, and
BARBARA B. WILSON, MD
University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville

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.

MICHAEL I. ELLENBOGEN, BA, BRIDGET M. BRYER GROFF, MD, and BARBARA B. WILSON, MDUnivers...
<P>An 8-year-old boy was referred by his plastic surgeon for evaluation of a 1.5-cm verrucous plaque on his columella.</P>
08/01/2011
Scabies
Scabies
08/01/2011

CAROLYN ROY-BORNSTEIN, MD
Haverhill, Mass

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.

CAROLYN ROY-BORNSTEIN, MDHaverhill, MassDEEPAK M. KAMAT, MD, PhD—Series EditorDr Kamat ...
For the past 6 months, a 2½-year-old boy had headaches that woke him from sleep.
08/01/2011
Scabies
Scabies
08/01/2011

SANJEEV TULI, MD and SONAL TULI, MD
University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville

SANJEEV TULI, MD and SONAL TULI, MDUniversity of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesvil...
<P>The mother of a 3-month-old boy brought her baby for evaluation of a generalized rash of 3 weeks’ duration. She had a similar severely itchy rash on her right shoulder and abdomen. The pruritus was...
08/01/2011
08/01/2011

Alice Charach, Md, Msc University Of Toronto Hospital For Sick Children

Dr Charach is associate professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of Toronto Hospital for Sick Children in Ontario, Canada. She reports no conflicts of interest concerning the subject matter of this article. 

Alice Charach, Md, Msc University Of Toronto Hospital For Sick ChildrenDr Charach is as...
<p>Medication adherence is a complex problem that is poorly understood and under-researched, especially in children and adolescents. It is a clear barrier to effective treatment that is frequently...
08/01/2011