Volume 11 - Issue 10 - October 2012

Consultant for Pediatricians

Pulmonary embolism
Pulmonary embolism
10/16/2012

ERIC EINSTEIN
Medical College of Toledo, Ohio

SHARON E. MACE, MD
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

ERIC EINSTEIN Medical College of Toledo, Ohio SHARON E. MACE, MD Cleveland Clinic Lern...
The day after a 16-year-old Caucasian boy was evaluated in his orthopedist’s office for intermittent swelling of his left lower leg and thigh of 1 week’s duration and leg pain of 3 days’ duration, he...
10/16/2012
Lead toxicity
Lead toxicity
10/16/2012

TANAZ FARZAN DANIALIFAR, MD, MUN-WAH NG, MD, CATHERINE HUNTER, MD, and HILLEL NAON, MD
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

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.

TANAZ FARZAN DANIALIFAR, MD, MUN-WAH NG, MD, CATHERINE HUNTER, MD, and HILLEL NAON, MDC...
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10/16/2012
incontinentia pigmenti
incontinentia pigmenti
10/16/2012

SANJEEV TULI, MD, MEd, MARIA KELLY, MD,
KATHLEEN RYAN, MD, and SONAL TULI, MD, MEd
University of Florida

Dr Sanjeev Tuli is professor in the department of pediatrics, Dr Kelly is associate professor in the department of pediatrics, Dr Ryan is associate professor in the department of pediatrics, and Dr Sonal Tuli is associate professor in the department of ophthalmology, all at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville.

Golder N. Wilson, MD, PhD––Series Editor: Dr Wilson is clinical professor of pediatrics at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Amarillo, Lubbock, and El Paso. He is also on the staff at KinderGenome Pediatric Genetics in Dallas.

SANJEEV TULI, MD, MEd, MARIA KELLY, MD, KATHLEEN RYAN, MD, and SONAL TULI, MD, MEd Univ...
A 12-year-old girl presents with a “peculiar” rash and developmental delay.
10/16/2012
HIV
HIV
10/16/2012

Wolfgang P. Rennert, MD, DMSc, DTM&H, Georgetown University

Dr Rennert is professor of pediatrics at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC. He earned his doctorate degree (DMSc) in Germany and a DTM&H degree in tropical medicine and hygiene in South Africa.

Wolfgang P. Rennert, MD, DMSc, DTM&H, Georgetown University Dr Rennert is pro...
The skin is a common site for clinical manifestations of HIV infection. Cutaneous findings may occur at the onset of the infection.
10/16/2012
food allergy
food allergy
10/16/2012

JAN GLASSFORD, MD and YESIM YILMAZ DEMIRDAG, MD

West Virginia University

Dr Glassford is a pediatric resident and Dr Yilmaz Demirdag is assistant professor of pediatrics in the section of allergy & immunology at West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown.

LINDA S. NIELD, MD—Series Editor: Dr Nield is associate professor of pediatrics at West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown.

JAN GLASSFORD, MD and YESIM YILMAZ DEMIRDAG, MD West Virginia University Dr Glassford...
Peanut allergy is an IgE-mediated immune reaction that usually occurs within seconds and up to 2 hours after ingestion.
10/16/2012
Pneumonia
Pneumonia
10/16/2012

ANDREA HAHN, MD, ANGELA LORTS, MD, CHARLES J. KELLY, MD, and REBECCA BRADY, MD
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Dr Hahn is a clinical fellow in the division of infectious diseases and Dr Lorts is assistant professor in the division of cardiology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr Kelly is a practicing pediatrician at Pediatric Care of Kentucky, PSC, in Edgewood. Dr Brady is associate professor in the division of infectious diseases at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Disclosure: The authors declare no conflicts of interest and received no financial support for the research and/or authorship of this article.

ANDREA HAHN, MD, ANGELA LORTS, MD, CHARLES J. KELLY, MD, and REBECCA BRADY, MD Cincinna...
A 6-year-old boy was transferred to our hospital with a fever of 6 days’ duration, rash, and the presence of an S3 gallop. He and multiple family members had had cough and rhinorrhea during the preceding...
10/16/2012
Herpes zoster
Herpes zoster
10/16/2012

PRASHANT AGARWAL, MD and BHANUMATHY KUMAR, MD
Children’s Hospital of Michigan

Dr Agarwal is a senior pediatric resident at Children’s Hospital of Michigan. Dr Kumar is assistant professor in the Carman & Ann Adams department of pediatrics and associate director of the pediatric residency program at Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University in Detroit.

Disclosure: The authors declared no potential conflicts of interest and received no financial support with respect to the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.

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 in Calgary.

PRASHANT AGARWAL, MD and BHANUMATHY KUMAR, MD Children’s Hospital of Michigan Dr Agarw...
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10/16/2012
Case In Point
Case In Point
10/15/2012

KRISHNAMALLIKA MUTYALA, MD, ERIC J. MCGRATH, MD, MARIA CARIDAD DAVALOS, MD,
BHANUMATHY KUMAR, MD, MICHAEL CALLAGHAN, MD, and JOCELYN Y. ANG, MD
Wayne State University

Dr Mutyala is a pediatric resident, Dr McGrath is assistant professor of pediatrics in the division of infectious diseases, Dr Caridad Davalos is a pediatric resident, Dr Kumar is an assistant professor of pediatrics in the division of hospital medicine, Dr Callaghan is assistant professor of pediatrics in the division of hematology, and Dr Ang is an associate professor of pediatrics in the division of infectious diseases, all in the Carman and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit.

KRISHNAMALLIKA MUTYALA, MD, ERIC J. MCGRATH, MD, MARIA CARIDAD DAVALOS, MD, BHANUMATHY ...
A 17-year-old girl presented to the emergency department with bilateral ear pain, worsening dysphagia, and throat pain of about 7 days’ duration. She also had fever.
10/15/2012
Toilet training
Toilet training
10/15/2012

LAURA WEISSMAN, MD
Harvard Medical School

Dr Weissman is an assistant in medicine in the division of developmental medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital and an instructor in pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.

LAURA WEISSMAN, MD Harvard Medical School Dr Weissman is an assistant in medicine in t...
The pediatric practitioner can play an essential role in support of families during the toilet training process.
10/15/2012
Urticaria pigmentosa
Urticaria pigmentosa
10/15/2012

MICHAEL MARCHETTI, MD and BARBARA B. WILSON, MD
University of Virginia

Dr Marchetti is a chief resident of dermatology and Dr Wilson is associate professor of dermatology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville.

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.

MICHAEL MARCHETTI, MD and BARBARA B. WILSON, MD University of Virginia Dr Marchetti is...
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10/15/2012
Sexual abuse
Sexual abuse
10/15/2012
Premature or precocious adrenarche refers to an earlier than normal secretion of adrenal androgens that results in an isolated development of pubic hair (pubarche) before the age of 8 years in girls and 9...
10/15/2012