Volume 13 - Issue 10 - October 2014

Consultant for Pediatricians

Dermatologic disorders
Dermatologic disorders
10/19/2014

Tristan Kraft, MD, PhD, and Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD—Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit

Tristan Kraft, MD, PhD, and Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD—Children’s Hospital of Michigan, D...
An 11-day-old girl presented for a newborn checkup. A large (approximately 8 × 10 cm), lobulated, blotchy subcutaneous lesion was noted over her back.
10/19/2014
nipple discharge
nipple discharge
10/17/2014

Lana Soylu, MD

University of South Florida, Tampa

Vonita Chawla, MBBS

Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, Loni, India

Lana Soylu, MDUniversity of South Florida, TampaVonita Chawla, MBBSPravara Institute of...
A healthy 12-month-old girl presented for a routine well-child checkup. The mother had noted a bloody discharge on the infant’s shirt over the right nipple on several occasions.
10/17/2014
Immunizations
Immunizations
10/17/2014

Kevin Jones, MD; Pisespong Patamasucon, MD; and Kami Larsen, MD

University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas

Kevin Jones, MD; Pisespong Patamasucon, MD; and Kami Larsen, MDUniversity of Nevada Sch...
An 11-month-old boy, with no significant past medical history other than delayed vaccinations, presented to the emergency department with a dog bite to the head.
10/17/2014
Renal Disease
Renal Disease
10/17/2014

Dana A. Weiss, MD; Christopher J. Long, MD; and Michael C. Carr, MD, PhD

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Dana A. Weiss, MD; Christopher J. Long, MD; and Michael C. Carr, MD, PhDChildren’s Hosp...
At 27 weeks’ gestation, a female fetus was found to have left hydronephrosis that was consistent with a left multicystic dysplastic kidney (versus ureteropelvic junction obstruction with a perinephric...
10/17/2014
colic
colic
10/17/2014

Chalanda Jones, MD

Chalanda Jones, MD
Recently, a group of researchers has hypothesized about a possible association between maternal migraine and infant colic.
10/17/2014
Dermatologic disorders
Dermatologic disorders
10/17/2014

Sharda Udassi, MD; Nancy George, MD; Zachary Boucher; and Sanjeev Y. Tuli, MD

Sharda Udassi, MD; Nancy George, MD; Zachary Boucher; and Sanjeev Y. Tuli, MD
A mother brought her otherwise healthy 22-month-old daughter in with concern about swelling and pain over the left side of the girl’s face.
10/17/2014
What's Your Diagnosis?
What's Your Diagnosis?
10/17/2014

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD—Series Editor, and Benjamin Barankin, MD

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD—Series Editor, and Benjamin Barankin, MD
A 16-year-old boy presented with an erythematous round rash on the nape.
10/17/2014
Nutrition
Nutrition
10/17/2014

Naresh Reddivalla, MD; Nithi Fernandes, MD; Thais Queliz, MD; and Gerard Prosper, MD

Naresh Reddivalla, MD; Nithi Fernandes, MD; Thais Queliz, MD; and Gerard Prosper, MD ...
Breastfeeding hypernatremic dehydration (BFHD), although uncommon in a neonate, is a serious condition and a well-recognized cause of permanent neurologic abnormality or death if left untreated.
10/17/2014
Orthopedics
Orthopedics
10/17/2014

Leigh Ann Lather, MD

Leigh Ann Lather, MD
A previously healthy 5-year-old boy presented for evaluation of an abnormal gait.
10/17/2014
breastfeeding
breastfeeding
10/17/2014

Adriana I. Bonasso, Emily K. Nease, MD, and Linda S. Nield, MD—Series Editor

Adriana I. Bonasso, Emily K. Nease, MD, and Linda S. Nield, MD—Series Editor
A Parent Asks: My 4-month-old daughter has been breastfed exclusively. When is the ideal time to start solid foods? And is it possible to prevent allergies?
10/17/2014
Iron Deficiency
Iron Deficiency
10/17/2014

Germaine L. Defendi, MD, MS

Germaine L. Defendi, MD, MS
This article, the first of a 2-part series on iron imbalance in pediatric patients, focuses on iron deficiency.
10/17/2014
Dermatitis
Dermatitis
10/17/2014

Manjusha Abraham, MD; Douglas Swanson, MD; and Philip Abraham, MD

Manjusha Abraham, MD; Douglas Swanson, MD; and Philip Abraham, MD
A 16-day-old girl’s parents brought her to an urgent care clinic out of concern for lesions on the newborn’s scalp. The lesions had appeared 2 days ago on her forehead and had spread to her scalp and...
10/17/2014
Vaccines
Vaccines
10/17/2014
Consultations & Comments, October 2014
10/17/2014
ADHD
ADHD
10/17/2014

Parker Webster and John W. Harrington, MD

Parker Webster and John W. Harrington, MD
The M-CHAT-R/F is sensitive and reliable for ADHD diagnosis, but as practices struggle to implement EMRs, they face the challenge of developing a workflow that allows results to be entered into a specific...
10/17/2014