Volume 12 - Issue 8 - August 2013

Consultant for Pediatricians

clubfoot
clubfoot
01/31/2014

FARAH McCORVEY, MD, and 
EBONY BEAUDOIN, MD

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

FARAH McCORVEY, MD, and EBONY BEAUDOIN, MDUniversity of Texas Health Science Cente...
<p>A male infant was born at 38 weeks of gestation to a 36-year-old gravida 3, para 2 woman. Delivery was via emergency cesarean section secondary to nonreassuring fetal heart...
01/31/2014
Chalazion
Chalazion
01/31/2014

SANJEEV Y. TULI, MD, KARLA TORRES, MD, 

DONALD J. FILLIPPS, MD, and SONAL S. TULI, MD

University of Florida, Gainesville

SANJEEV Y. TULI, MD, KARLA TORRES, MD, DONALD J. FILLIPPS, MD, and SONAL S. TULI, ...
<p>A 2-year-old boy presented with a gradually enlarging painless bump of 4 weeks’ duration on the left upper eyelid. The bump initially had been painful, and the eyelid surrounding it had...
01/31/2014
tachycardia
tachycardia
01/31/2014

SHESHASHREE SESHADRI, MD, KARL SERRAO, MD, and

GARBINE GOYA, MD

Driscoll Children’s Hospital, 
Corpus Christi, Texas

SHESHASHREE SESHADRI, MD, KARL SERRAO, MD, andGARBINE GOYA, MDDriscoll Children’s Hospi...
A 14-year-old boy presented after an episode of syncope, his fourth in the past 5 years. During the first syncopal episode, he had fallen off a swing on a hot day.
01/31/2014
acute hemorrhagic edema
acute hemorrhagic edema
01/31/2014

RAJESH PANDEY, MD, MBBS, FAAP

Laconia Clinic, Laconia, New Hampshire

RAJESH PANDEY, MD, MBBS, FAAPLaconia Clinic, Laconia, New Hampshire
<p class="p1">A 14-month-old white girl was brought to the clinic by her parents for a violaceous, “scary-looking” rash on her right thigh that had started the previous...
01/31/2014
Chalazion
Chalazion
09/03/2013

SANJEEV Y. TULI, MD, KARLA TORRES, MD, 

DONALD J. FILLIPPS, MD, and SONAL S. TULI, MD

University of Florida, Gainesville

SANJEEV Y. TULI, MD, KARLA TORRES, MD, DONALD J. FILLIPPS, MD, and SONAL S. TULI, ...
<p><span class="s2">A</span> <span class="s3">2-year-old boy presented with a gradually enlarging painless bump of 4 weeks’ duration on the left upper...
09/03/2013
tachycardia
tachycardia
09/03/2013

SHESHASHREE SESHADRI, MD, KARL SERRAO, MD, and

GARBINE GOYA, MD

Driscoll Children’s Hospital, 
Corpus Christi, Texas

SHESHASHREE SESHADRI, MD, KARL SERRAO, MD, andGARBINE GOYA, MDDriscoll Children’s Hospi...
<p><span class="s2">A</span><span class="s2"> </span><span class="s2">14-year-old boy presented after an episode of syncope, his...
09/03/2013
acute hemorrhagic edema
acute hemorrhagic edema
09/03/2013

RAJESH PANDEY, MD, MBBS, FAAP

Laconia Clinic, Laconia, New Hampshire

RAJESH PANDEY, MD, MBBS, FAAPLaconia Clinic, Laconia, New Hampshire
<p>A 14-month-old white girl was brought to the clinic by her parents for a violaceous, “scary-looking” rash on her right thigh that had started the previous day.</p>
09/03/2013
cyst
cyst
09/03/2013

SONAL S. TULI, MD, RILEY KENDALL, MD,
and SANJEEV Y. TULI, MD

University of Florida, Gainesville

SONAL S. TULI, MD, RILEY KENDALL, MD,and SANJEEV Y. TULI, MDUniversity of Florida, Gain...
<p><span class="s2">A</span> 3-year-old boy was brought in by his mother for assessment of a bump behind his right knee, which had been first noted approximately 1 month...
09/03/2013
lichen striatus
lichen striatus
09/03/2013

MELISSA MARQUEZ-CONKLIN, PA-S, and CHARLES O. ONYEAMA, MD, FAAP

Ms Marquez-Conklin is a student in the physician assistant program in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. Dr Onyeama is a pediatrician at Cibola General Hospital in Grants, New Mexico.

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.

MELISSA MARQUEZ-CONKLIN, PA-S, and CHARLES O. ONYEAMA, MD, FAAPMs Marquez-Conklin is a ...
<p><span class="s2">A</span><span class="s2"> </span><span class="s2">7-month-old girl presented with a 2-month history of rash....
09/03/2013
smoking
smoking
09/03/2013

MEREDITH C. BROBERG, MD, and LINDA S. NIELD, MD—Series Editor

Dr Broberg is chief resident in the Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program at West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown.

Dr Nield is associate professor of pediatrics at West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown.

MEREDITH C. BROBERG, MD, and LINDA S. NIELD, MD—Series Editor Dr Broberg is chief resi...
<p>Providing parents with effective guidance to help their child quit smoking is of the utmost importance for primary care pediatricians and family medicine physicians. </p>
09/03/2013
stroke
stroke
09/03/2013

MARK CARTOSKI, MD, RALPH NORTHAM, MD, and JONATHAN FLEENOR, MD

Dr Cartoski is chief resident in the Department of Pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) and at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) in Norfolk. Dr Northam is a pediatric neurologist in the Department of Pediatrics at EVMS and in the Department of Pediatric Neurology at CHKD. Dr Fleenor is assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at EVMS and in the Department of Pediatric Cardiology at CHKD.

MARK CARTOSKI, MD, RALPH NORTHAM, MD, and JONATHAN FLEENOR, MD Dr Cartoski is chief re...
<p>A 13-month-old previously healthy girl presented with a 1-day history of decreased right-sided movement and fussiness. Her parents noted that she had less movement on her right side, had...
09/03/2013
Warts
Warts
09/03/2013

JOE R. MONROE, PA, MPAS

Mr Monroe is a dermatology physician assistant at Dawkins Dermatology in Oklahoma City.

JOE R. MONROE, PA, MPAS Mr Monroe is a dermatology physician assistant at Dawkins Derm...
<p>While we can work near-miracles with many medical conditions, the humble wart continues to be one of the most frustrating ailments we are called on to treat. Many choices are available for treating...
09/03/2013
geographic tongue
geographic tongue
09/03/2013

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 Dr Leung is clinical professor of pediatrics a...
<p>A 10-year-old boy was noted to have erythematous patches on his tongue 9 months ago. The patches changed shape, size, and location over time. The child was asymptomatic and had normal...
09/03/2013
osteomyelitis
osteomyelitis
09/03/2013

AMALIA GUARDIOLA, MD, and LYNNETTE J. MAZUR, MD, MPH

AMALIA GUARDIOLA, MD, and LYNNETTE J. MAZUR, MD, MPH
<p><img alt="NEOPLASMS" src="/sites/default/files/transfer/Screen_Shot_2013-09-03_at_11.38.38_AM.png" style="height:115px; margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px; width:115px;...
09/03/2013
dysplasia
dysplasia
09/03/2013

LYNNETTE J. MAZUR, MD, MPH, MOLLY KEEGAN, MD, and MICHAEL YAFI, MD

Dr Mazur is professor of pediatrics in the Community and General Pediatrics Division at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHSC-H). Dr Keegan is a recent graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr Yafi is associate professor and director of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at UTHSC-H.

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.

LYNNETTE J. MAZUR, MD, MPH, MOLLY KEEGAN, MD, and MICHAEL YAFI, MD Dr Mazur is profess...
<p><img alt="polyostotic fibrous dysplasia" src="/sites/default/files/transfer/Screen_Shot_2013-09-03_at_11.24.21_AM.png" style="height:115px; margin-left:5px;...
09/03/2013
Dental disorders
Dental disorders
09/03/2013

CHALANDA JONES, MD

Dr Jones is a pediatrician at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware.

Charles A. Pohl, MD––Series Editor:Dr Pohl is professor of pediatrics and senior associate dean of student affairs and career counseling at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

CHALANDA JONES, MDDr Jones is a pediatrician at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for C...
<p><img src="/sites/default/files/transfer/baby_creepy.png" width="115" height="115" style="margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px; float: left;">A new...
09/03/2013
food allergy
food allergy
09/03/2013

DEAN C. MITCHELL, MD

Dr Mitchell is an allergist and immunologist at Mitchell Medical Group Immunology and Integrative Medicine and an adjunct clinical assistant professor at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York, New York. He discloses that he has consulted for Thermo Fisher Scientific.

DEAN C. MITCHELL, MD Dr Mitchell is an allergist and immunologist at Mitchell Medical ...
Peanut allergy can be life threatening, and its incidence has placed increasing attention on finding better and more accurate ways of diagnosing and treating peanut allergy.
09/03/2013
pneumothorax
pneumothorax
09/03/2013

CAROLE GEDENBERG, MD, MARIA CONTRERAS, MD, and PETER CIMINERA, MD

Drs Gedenberg, Contreras, and Ciminera are pediatricians at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, New York.

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

CAROLE GEDENBERG, MD, MARIA CONTRERAS, MD, and PETER CIMINERA, MDDrs Gedenberg, Contrer...
<p><img src="/sites/default/files/transfer/Screen_Shot_2013-09-03_at_10.37.50_AM.png" alt="pneumothorax" style="float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;"...
09/03/2013
Autism
Autism
09/03/2013

JOHN W. HARRINGTON, MD

JOHN W. HARRINGTON, MD
<p>Changes to the diagnostic criteria for autism have been made in the DSM-5 based on a painstaking review of the literature by researchers and experts in the field as well as on comments submitted by...
09/03/2013