Volume 13 - Issue 4 - April 2014

Consultant for Pediatricians

milia
milia
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Alexander K. C. Leung, MD

University of Calgary

Benjamin Barankin, MD

Toronto Dermatology Centre

Alexander K. C. Leung, MDUniversity of CalgaryBenjamin Barankin, MDToronto Dermatology ...
A 17-year-old presented with multiple white papules on her face that had been first noted approximately 4 years ago.
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stroke
stroke
04/10/2014

Jessica Serrano, MD, and Clifton C. Lee, MD
Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU

Jessica Serrano, MD, and Clifton C. Lee, MDChildren’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU ...
A previously healthy 15-year-old boy presented to the emergency department (ED) after collapsing and having developed right-sided weakness.
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testicular torsion
testicular torsion
04/10/2014

Sheela Madipelli, MD
Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan

Sheela Madipelli, MDHenry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
At the initial newborn examination at 2 hours of age, swelling and ecchymosis of the right side of the scrotum of a newborn boy was noted.
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hemorrhagic cystitis
hemorrhagic cystitis
04/10/2014

Lisa E. Herrmann, MD; Aaron Shedlock, MD; Wendy Hoffner, MD; and Padma Pavuluri, MD
Children’s National Medical Center

Julia Emanuel, MSc
George Washington University School of Medicine

Lisa E. Herrmann, MD; Aaron Shedlock, MD; Wendy Hoffner, MD; and Padma Pavuluri, MDChil...
An 8-year-old previously healthy girl presented initially to the emergency department (ED) with acute onset of nonbloody, nonbilious emesis and loose, nonbloody, nonmucoid stools, along with a 2-day history...
04/10/2014
Difficulty in Walking
Difficulty in Walking
04/10/2014

Riley Kendall, MD; Sharda Udassi, MD;
Mori Stern, MD; and Sanjeev Y. Tuli, MD

University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville

Riley Kendall, MD; Sharda Udassi, MD; Mori Stern, MD; and Sanjeev Y. Tuli, MDUniversit...
A 4-year-old girl presented to a primary care clinic with a chief concern of abnormal gait. Her parents noted that the girl has been walking on her toes for the past several years, and that her gait is not...
04/10/2014
Sports-Related Injury
Sports-Related Injury
04/10/2014

Chalanda Jones, MD

Chalanda Jones, MD
Cognitive rest has been recommended to help children recover from concussion symptoms, but until now data offering evidence had been scant.
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Child abuse
Child abuse
04/10/2014

Nancy Day, RN, MSN, CPNP

Nancy Day, RN, MSN, CPNP
Child welfare services referred a 9-month-old girl to the Child Protection Team because of concerns about the presence of burns on the infant’s chest, back, and buttocks.
04/10/2014
papules
papules
04/10/2014

Michael W. Cater, MD, and Angela S. W. Dangvu, MD

Michael W. Cater, MD, and Angela S. W. Dangvu, MD
A 6-year-old boy’s parents brought him to a pediatric rheumatology clinic for evaluation of these fleshy papules overlying the joints of both hands.
04/10/2014
Hernia
Hernia
04/10/2014

Venkedesh Raju, MD; Shoba Theivanayagam, MD; and Eric Bugaieski, MD

Venkedesh Raju, MD; Shoba Theivanayagam, MD; and Eric Bugaieski, MD
A 17-year-old adolescent presented with intermittent hematochezia and right-sided chest pain for one day.
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nevus depigmentosus
nevus depigmentosus
04/10/2014

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD, and Benjamin Barankin, MD

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD, and Benjamin Barankin, MD
A 7-year-old boy presented with an asymptomatic light patch on his back that had been first noted in the neonatal period. The patch had been stable in shape, distribution, texture, and relative size since...
04/10/2014
Cutis Marmorata
Cutis Marmorata
04/10/2014

Alejandra Gaxiola, MD, and Suma Pyati, MD

Alejandra Gaxiola, MD, and Suma Pyati, MD
On his second day of life, a newborn was noted to have diffuse reticular erythema of all 4 extremities, the trunk, and the neck.
04/10/2014
Pediatrics
Pediatrics
04/10/2014
We received this note from a health communications specialist at the CDC's Office on Smoking Prevention and Health in response to the August 2013 “Parent Coach” column, in which advice is offered about...
04/10/2014
Pediatrics
Pediatrics
04/10/2014
We at Consultant for Pediatricians endured a particularly cold, snowy, and icy winter here in the Northeast. In keeping with the sweet sense of renewal that spring’s long-awaited arrival brings, we’ve...
04/10/2014
tattoo
tattoo
04/10/2014

Virginia Kaldas, MD, Pratyusha Katta, MD, Irina Trifinova, MD, Catalina Marino, MD,
Yekaterina Sitnitskaya, MD, and Shefali Khanna, MD

Virginia Kaldas, MD, Pratyusha Katta, MD, Irina Trifinova, MD, Catalina Marino, MD, Yek...
A previously healthy 18-year-old young adult presented with a 3-day history of pain in his right shoulder and upper chest, which had progressed after 24 hours to swelling and pain in the left knee and leg....
04/10/2014
acne
acne
04/10/2014

Richard G. Fried, MD, PhD

Richard G. Fried, MD, PhD
Acne is extremely common during adolescence, and it can impose a heavy emotional and psychological weight on teenagers with it.
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