Volume 12 - Issue 1 - January 2013

Consultant for Pediatricians

Photo Quiz
Photo Quiz
03/20/2013
The mother of a 4-year-old boy is concerned about his habit of eating stones and wall plaster; the habit has persisted for the past year.
03/20/2013
Henoch-Schönlein purpura
Henoch-Schönlein purpura
01/14/2013

RAJAN ARORA, MD,
and EARL HARTWIG, MD
Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit

 
RAJAN ARORA, MD, and EARL HARTWIG, MD Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit  ...
An 8-year-old previously healthy boy presented to the emergency department with an acute painful scrotum. There was no history of dysuria, urgency, hematuria, abdominal pain, vomiting, or genital trauma. ...
01/14/2013
papillomatosis
papillomatosis
01/14/2013

RAVALI BANDARU, MD,
KAYLAN CHRISTIANER,
and NOAH KONDAMUDI, MD
The Brooklyn Hospital Center, NY
Weill Cornell Medical College, Manhattan, NY

RAVALI BANDARU, MD, KAYLAN CHRISTIANER, and NOAH KONDAMUDI, MD The Brooklyn Hospital ...
<p>For the past month, a 17-year-old obese African-American girl had right-sided flank pain and a worsening rash on her trunk. The rash first appeared as a small lesion on her right shoulder a year...
01/14/2013
feet
feet
01/14/2013

ROBERT P. BLEREAU, MD
Morgan City, La

ROBERT P. BLEREAU, MD Morgan City, La
<p>In January, a 14-year-old girl presented with purple coloration of the distal toes. During the week and a half before presentation, she had redness and swelling just proximal to the toenails. She...
01/14/2013
Lice infestation
Lice infestation
01/14/2013

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 asso-ciate professor of medicine and community health sciences at the University of Calgary in Alberta.

MICHAEL MARCHETTI, MD and BARBARA B. WILSON, MD University of VirginiaDr Marchetti is a...
<p>A 12-year-old healthy girl has had an itchy scalp and rash on the neck associated with swollen lymph nodes for the past few weeks. Her mother reports that several of her daughter’s friends at...
01/14/2013
Photo Quiz
Photo Quiz
01/14/2013
During a well-child visit, the mother of a 13-month-old boy expresses concern about her son’s bowed legs. He had been exclusively breastfed until age 6 months.
01/14/2013
Foreign Body Aspiration
Foreign Body Aspiration
01/14/2013

SAM MESHKINFAM, DO, MICHAEL HAUPERT, DO, MBA, and JAMES DWORKIN, PhD
Detroit Medical Center

JANET POULIK, MD and FARAH TABASSUM, MD
Children’s Hospital of Michigan

RICARDO ZEGARRA-LINARES, MD and ERIC MCGRATH, MD
Wayne State University

Dr Meshkinfam is a fellow, Dr Haupert is an assistant professor, and Dr Dworkin is a professor in the department of pediatric otolaryngology at Detroit Medical Center. Dr Poulik is an associate professor and Dr Tabassum is a fellow in the department of pediatric pathology at Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit.

Dr Zegarra-Linares is a fellow in pediatric infectious diseases and Dr McGrath is assistant professor of pediatrics in the division of infectious diseases in the Carman and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit.

Disclosure: This publication was not financially supported by any institution.


 

ID Alert
An Unusual Clinical Presentation 

SAM MESHKINFAM, DO, MICHAEL HAUPERT, DO, MBA, and JAMES DWORKIN, PhD Detroit Medical Ce...
<p><strong><img src="/sites/default/files/transfer/Screen_Shot_2013-01-14_at_2.15.22_PM.png" alt="MAC infection" title="MAC infection" style="margin: 0px...
01/14/2013
Genetic disorders
Genetic disorders
01/14/2013

KEELY M. FITZGERALD, DO and ANAND GOURISHANKAR, MD

Dr Fitzgerald is an intern in the pediatric neurology program and Dr Gourishankar is assistant professor of community and general pediatrics at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

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.

KEELY M. FITZGERALD, DO and ANAND GOURISHANKAR, MDDr Fitzgerald is an intern in the ped...
<p><strong><img src="/sites/default/files/transfer/Screen_Shot_2013-01-14_at_2.05.03_PM.png" alt="waardenburg syndrome" title="waardenburg syndrome"...
01/14/2013
deformities
deformities
01/14/2013

ALLISON GILMORE, MD and GEORGE H. THOMPSON, MD
Case Western Reserve University

Dr Gilmore is assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery, and Dr Thompson is professor of orthopaedic surgery and pediatrics and also director of pediatric orthopaedics, both at the Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital and the University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.

ALLISON GILMORE, MD and GEORGE H. THOMPSON, MD Case Western Reserve University Dr Gilm...
This is a typical case of congenital talipes equinovarus—or clubfoot—the most obvious of all childhood foot deformities, and one of the most common.
01/14/2013
Pain
Pain
01/14/2013

AIMEE MALESKY, DO, KANTA J. BHAMBHANI, MD,
MAX YANKELEVICH, MD, and DENIZ ALTINOK, MD
Children’s Hospital of Michigan

Dr Malesky is a second-year resident at Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit. Drs Bhambhani and Yankelevich are hematologists/oncologists and clinical professors at Children’s Hospital of Michigan. Dr Altinok is a staff radiologist at Children’s Hospital of Michigan.

WILLIAM YAAKOB, MD—Series Editor: Dr Yaakob is a radiologist in Tallahassee, Fla.

AIMEE MALESKY, DO, KANTA J. BHAMBHANI, MD, MAX YANKELEVICH, MD, and DENIZ ALTINOK, MDCh...
<p><img src="/sites/default/files/transfer/Screen_Shot_2013-01-14_at_10.36.20_AM.png" alt="neutropenic enterocolitis" title="neutropenic enterocolitis"...
01/14/2013
What's Your Diagnosis?
What's Your Diagnosis?
01/10/2013

ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD—Series Editor
and STEWART P. ADAMS, MD
University of Calgary

BENJAMIN BARANKIN, MD
Toronto Dermatology Centre

Dr Adams is clinical associate professor of medicine at the University of Calgary. Dr Barankin is medical director and founder of the Toronto Dermatology Centre in Ontario.

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

ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD—Series Editor and STEWART P. ADAMS, MD University of Calgar...
A 9-year-old boy presented with a pruritic, erythematous rash on his cheeks. He had been treated for 1 month with 0.1% betamethasone valerate cream. There was no associated fever or joint symptoms. His past...
01/10/2013
esophagitis
esophagitis
01/10/2013

KIM WATERHOUSE, MD
SSM Health Care,

JOSE DERDOY, MD
Saint Louis University 

DAVID S. BRINK, MD
St LouisMercy Clinic, St Louis

Dr Waterhouse is an allergy/immunology physician at SSM Health Care in St Louis. Dr Derdoy is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Mercy Clinic in St Louis. Dr Brink is associate professor of pathology and pediatrics and director of the residency training program in the department of pathology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine in St Louis.

Case In Point
An Intriguing Diagnosis 

KIM WATERHOUSE, MD SSM Health Care, JOSE DERDOY, MD Saint Louis University  ...
<p><strong><img alt="esophagogastroduodenoscopy" src="/sites/default/files/transfer/Screen_Shot_2013-01-10_at_3.26.08_PM.png" style="height:90px; margin-left:5px;...
01/10/2013
Autism
Autism
01/10/2013

JOHN W. HARRINGTON, MD
Eastern Virginia Medical School

Dr Harrington is professor of pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School and division director of general academic pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in Norfolk, Va.

Author's note: Recently, my local television station chose my son with autism for their Student Athlete of the Week. He is a swimmer at his high school. I thought readers might enjoy viewing this video about him.

JOHN W. HARRINGTON, MDEastern Virginia Medical School Dr Harrington is professor of ped...
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01/10/2013
Primary Care
Primary Care
01/08/2013
<p>You may have noticed something different about this latest issue of CONSULTANT FOR PEDIATRICIANS. We have redesigned the publication to improve your overall readership experience, so the...
01/08/2013