Volume 13 - Issue 12 - December 2014

Consultant for Pediatricians

Photoclinic
Photoclinic
01/28/2019

Michael Borchetta, DO

Palms West Hospital, Loxahatchee, Florida

 

Michael Borchetta, DOPalms West Hospital, Loxahatchee, Florida 
A 9-year-old boy presented to a pediatric hospital for evaluation of fever, cough, and nasal congestion that had been present for 4 days.
01/28/2019
osteomyelitis
osteomyelitis
01/14/2015

Nishit Patel, MD; Amir Raza, PA-C; Thomas R. Lewis, MD; Sandeep G. Prabhu, MD; and Faridali G. Ramji, MD

Nishit Patel, MD; Amir Raza, PA-C; Thomas R. Lewis, MD; Sandeep G. Prabhu, MD; and...
A 19-month-old girl was brought into the orthopedic clinic by her parents for a chief concern of limping on her right leg for 9 days.
01/14/2015
Erythema Nodosum
Erythema Nodosum
12/08/2014

Christiaan R. de Vries, PhD

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School,
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Srividya Naganathan, MD

K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at Jersey Shore
University Medical Center, Neptune, New Jersey 

Christiaan R. de Vries, PhDRutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, ...
A 5-year-old boy with no significant past medical history presented to the emergency department (ED) with a chief concern for bilateral lower extremity swelling and erythema of 2 days’ duration.
12/08/2014
trichobezoars
trichobezoars
12/08/2014

Sherlyana Surja, MD, and Ivy Mulinge, MD

John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois

Sherlyana Surja, MD, and Ivy Mulinge, MDJohn H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Ch...
A 17-year-old female presented with a chief concern of abdominal pain associated with multiple episodes of bilious, nonbloody vomiting.
12/08/2014
Genetic disorders
Genetic disorders
12/08/2014

Georgia Christakis

Florida State University College of Medicine, Daytona Beach

Kendall Riley, MD

University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville

Paul Christakis, MD

Christakis Pediatrics, Boca Raton, Florida

Lea Parsley, MD

Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee

Georgia ChristakisFlorida State University College of Medicine, Daytona BeachKendall Ri...
A 32-year-old gravida 1 mother delivered a girl at 40 weeks’ gestation via normal spontaneous vaginal delivery after an uncomplicated pregnancy. At birth, the neonate was noted to have micrognathia, cleft...
12/08/2014
Dermatologic disorders
Dermatologic disorders
12/08/2014

Richard H. Flowers, BA

University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson

Jennifer Kaley, MD, and Barbara B. Wilson, MD

University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville

Richard H. Flowers, BAUniversity of Mississippi School of Medicine, JacksonJennifer Kal...
A 20-day-old girl presented with a rash that had been noted within 24 hours of her birth. The rash had started as “red bumps” on her arms and legs and had spread centripetally.
12/08/2014
Infectious diseases
Infectious diseases
12/08/2014

Maheshwar Mahaseth, MD, and Jocelyn Y. Ang, MD

 

Maheshwar Mahaseth, MD, and Jocelyn Y. Ang, MD 
A 7-year-old boy presented with a 3-day history of swelling of the left gluteal region, fatigue, and high-grade fever.
12/08/2014
breastfeeding
breastfeeding
12/08/2014

Nicole D. Garcia and Emily K. Nease, MD

Nicole D. Garcia and Emily K. Nease, MD
A Parent Asks: When I had my first baby, I received a care package with infant formula samples in it, but I didn’t receive one after this birth. Why are hospitals no longer giving the free formula to new...
12/08/2014
Dermatologic disorders
Dermatologic disorders
12/08/2014

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

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD—Series Editor, and Benjamin Barankin, MD
A 17-year-old patient presented with a pigmented lesion on his left arm. He reported that the lesion had been first noted approximately 5 years ago and had slowly increased in size with time.
12/08/2014
Dermatologic disorders
Dermatologic disorders
12/08/2014

Henry Wu, MD, and Ara Festekjian, MD, MS

Henry Wu, MD, and Ara Festekjian, MD, MS
A previously healthy 8-year-old girl presented to the emergency department with a 3-day history of worsening swelling, pain, and discoloration of the right thumb.
12/08/2014
patient education
patient education
12/08/2014

Chalanda Jones, MD

Chalanda Jones, MD
The oral presentation has been long understood to the be one of the most effective means by which physicians communicate important patient-related information and care planning among one another.
12/08/2014
Pain
Pain
12/08/2014

Marc Tompkins, MD; Benjamin G. Bruce, MD; and Craig P. Eberson, MD

Marc Tompkins, MD; Benjamin G. Bruce, MD; and Craig P. Eberson, MD
To evaluate the use of ketorolac to help distinguish between septic arthritis of the hip and transient synovitis of the hip in pediatric patients, a retrospective review was performed of the charts of 211...
12/08/2014
Dermatitis
Dermatitis
12/08/2014

Sharda Udassi, MD; Laura Schoeneberg, MD; Jessica Joseph; and Sanjeev Y. Tuli, MD

Sharda Udassi, MD; Laura Schoeneberg, MD; Jessica Joseph; and Sanjeev Y. Tuli, MD ...
A mother brought in her previously health 5-month-old infant for evaluation of a rash on his head, face, neck, and trunk, including the genital area.
12/08/2014
breastfeeding
breastfeeding
12/08/2014
Reader Reaction and Timely Answers From Experts
12/08/2014