Volume 10 - Issue 9 - September 2011

Consultant for Pediatricians

hemangiomas
hemangiomas
09/07/2011

MANSI LALWANI, MD, MAYA MYSLENSKI, MD, 
PRIYANKA KAPOOR, MD, and DAVID EFFRON, MD—Series Editor

Dr Lalwani is a second-year pediatric resident at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. Dr Myslenski is assistant professor of pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland and attending physician in the department of emergency medicine at MetroHealth Medical Center. Dr Kapoor is a visiting physician from Kasturba Medical College in India. Dr Effron is assistant professor at Case Western Reserve University, attending physician in the department of emergency medicine at the MetroHealth Medical Center, and consultant emergency physician at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

MANSI LALWANI, MD, MAYA MYSLENSKI, MD, PRIYANKA KAPOOR, MD, and DAVID EFFRON, MD—S...
<p>An 8-year-old boy presents to your office with persistent frontal headaches and diffuse neck pain of 2 weeks’ duration. His mother reports that for the past week he had been dragging his right foot...
09/07/2011
hemangiomas
hemangiomas
09/06/2011

JUSTIN J. GREEN, MD
Marlton, NJ

JUSTIN J. GREEN, MDMarlton, NJ
<p>Often teenagers and young adults are surprised when I tell them that their skin has signs of sun damage. They erroneously believe that the solar lentigines on their face, chest, and shoulders have...
09/06/2011
hemangiomas
hemangiomas
09/06/2011

D. BRADY PREGERSON, MD
Los Angeles

D. BRADY PREGERSON, MD Los Angeles
<p><span style="color: #888888;"><span style="color: #000000;">In a child who appears well but has vomiting without diarrhea, I often order a urinalysis to document...
09/06/2011
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09/06/2011
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09/06/2011
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By ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD
and ANDREW S. WONG, MD

Dr Leung is clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Calgary and pediatric consultant at Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary. Dr Wong is a family medicine resident at the University of Calgary.

By ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD and ANDREW S. WONG, MD Dr Leung is clinical professor of ...
<p>A 15-year-old girl presented with yellowish papules on the cheeks and nose. The papules, which first appeared at age 5 years, had become more prominent and profuse in the past 4 years. The...
09/06/2011
hemangiomas
hemangiomas
09/06/2011

KIRK BARBER, MD, FRCPC – Series Editor
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 EditorDr Barber is a consultant dermatologist at A...
<p>This 17-year-old girl presents for evaluation of a hypopigmented <span>patch on her neck and wants to know </span>the current therapeutic options for vitiligo. She has...
09/06/2011
hemangiomas
hemangiomas
09/06/2011

RICHARD W. HARTMANN, JR, MD
Halifax Medical Center, Daytona Beach, Fla

RICHARD W. HARTMANN, JR, MDHalifax Medical Center, Daytona Beach, Fla
This baby was born at 40 weeks’ gestation via spontaneous vaginal delivery. APGAR scores were 9 at both 1 and 5 minutes. Birth weight was 3260 g, appropriate for gestational age.
09/06/2011
hemangiomas
hemangiomas
09/06/2011

ROBERT P. BLEREAU, MD
Morgan City, La

ROBERT P. BLEREAU, MDMorgan City, La
<P>A 3-month-old boy was brought for evaluation of a skin-colored, 1 × 3-cm, diffuse swelling in the right superior orbit area<SPAN>. The lesion had been slowly growing for the past month and...
09/06/2011
Strength Training in Children
Strength Training in Children
09/06/2011

NATASHA SIDHU, MD and PISESPONG PATAMASUCON, MD
University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas

NATASHA SIDHU, MD and PISESPONG PATAMASUCON, MDUniversity of Nevada School of Medicine,...
<p>A 4-year-old boy of Nicaraguan descent was hospitalized because of worsening periumbilical abdominal pain. The pain began 6 days earlier and was accompanied by decreased appetite, nausea,...
09/06/2011
Strength Training in Children
Strength Training in Children
09/06/2011

ADAM W. LOWRY, MD and YONG S. HAN, MD
Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

ADAM W. LOWRY, MD and YONG S. HAN, MD Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medi...
<p>A baby girl, born at full term via spontaneous vaginal delivery, was noted to have swelling of the umbilical stump shortly after clamping of the cord. Over the next 3 days, the stump enlarged and...
09/06/2011
Strength Training in Children
Strength Training in Children
09/06/2011

SARAH ZIRKLE HALL, MD and LINDA S. NIELD, MD—Series Editor

Dr Hall is a pediatric resident and Dr Nield is associate professor of pediatrics at West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown.

SARAH ZIRKLE HALL, MD and LINDA S. NIELD, MD—Series EditorDr Hall is a pediatric reside...
<p><strong>A MOTHER ASKS:</strong><br>My 10-year-old son plays soccer and basketball and wants to work out with me. Is it safe for him to start a weight-lifting...
09/06/2011
Eczema
Eczema
09/06/2011
<p><em>I read with interest the What’s Your Diagnosis? feature, “Young Boy With </em><em>Intermittent Leg Pain” (</em><em><a...
09/06/2011
Review Article
Review Article
09/06/2011

MEG G. KEELEY, MD
University of Virginia 

Dr Keeley is associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville. Dr Keeley developed a simulation model to teach the pediatric ear examination and pneumatic otoscopy. The model is patented and has been commercially produced. Dr Keeley receives small royalties from its sale. 

 

MEG G. KEELEY, MD University of Virginia  Dr Keeley is associate professor of pe...
<p>An efficient and accurate ear examination is dependent on the quality and condition of the equipment, an adequately restrained patient, and the ability to visualize the tympanic membrane (TM). The...
09/06/2011
Eczema
Eczema
08/24/2011

GREGORY F. HAYDEN, MD
University of Virginia

Dr Hayden is professor of pediatrics at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville and a member of Consultant For Pediatricians’ Editorial Board. Dr Hayden reports that he has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

GREGORY F. HAYDEN, MD University of Virginia Dr Hayden is professor of pediatrics at t...
The United States has very high rates of measles vaccination attributable, at least in part, to enforcement of school immunization laws.
08/24/2011