Volume 13 - Issue 8 - August 2014

Consultant for Pediatricians

literacy
literacy
10/17/2014

Lisa Ball, DO, and W. Michael Brown, MD

Lisa Ball, DO, and W. Michael Brown, MD
Reach Out and Read is a national program whose mission is preparing the United States’ youngest children to succeed in school by partnering with health care providers to prescribe books and encourage...
10/17/2014
Photo Quiz
Photo Quiz
08/11/2014

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

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD, and Benjamin Barankin, MD
A 17-year-old boy presented with a 2-year history of numerous asymptomatic nodules on the scrotal skin. The nodules had begun as papules and had gradually increased in size and number over time.
08/11/2014
lipodermoid
lipodermoid
08/10/2014

Bhagwan Das Bang, MD

Opp, Alabama

Pavan Bang

Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India

Bhagwan Das Bang, MDOpp, AlabamaPavan BangKasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India ...
This young patient presented with a lipodermoid, a benign subconjunctival lesion. These fatty, yellow-white choristomas usually are located near the temporal fornix.
08/10/2014
pheochromocytoma
pheochromocytoma
08/10/2014

Jimisha Patel, MD; Kieran Leong, DO;
Erin Conlin, MD; Eileen Báez-Irizarry, MD;
Randall Craver, MD; Caroline Straatmann, MD;
Michael Marble, MD; Kenneth Ward, MD;
Alfonso Vargas, MD; and Kathryn Beatty, MD

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center,
New Orleans

Jimisha Patel, MD; Kieran Leong, DO; Erin Conlin, MD; Eileen Báez-Irizarry, MD; Randall...
A 12-year-old girl with no significant past medical history presented with a 1-week history of chest pain, which she described as tightening with hyperventilation.
08/10/2014
dysplasia
dysplasia
08/10/2014

Elizabeth Badowski, CNP

Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Elizabeth Badowski, CNPNationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio
A 6-year-old girl presented to a pediatric orthopedic surgeon for evaluation of a prominence below her right knee.
08/10/2014
polyps
polyps
08/10/2014

Erica Co-Reyes, MD, and Ronen Zipkin, MD

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Jodi Nagelberg, BA, MHA

University of Southern California Medical School, Los Angeles

Erica Co-Reyes, MD, and Ronen Zipkin, MDChildren’s Hospital Los AngelesJodi Nagelberg, ...
A previously healthy 3-year-old girl presented to the emergency department (ED) with a 2-day history of bloody stools and abdominal pain.
08/10/2014
snake
snake
08/10/2014

Cynthia H. Ho, MD;
Erin G. Newman, MD; and Cynthia L. Stotts, DO

Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center, Keck School of Medicine

Cynthia H. Ho, MD; Erin G. Newman, MD; and Cynthia L. Stotts, DOLos Angeles County + U...
A 12-year-old girl was emergently transported emergently by helicopter to the emergency department 1 hour after having sustained a rattlesnake bite to her left foot while she had been camping in Southern...
08/10/2014
MRSA
MRSA
08/10/2014

Hitesh Agrawal, MD; Gunjan Dokania, MD;
and Arcia Rosibell, MD

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

Hitesh Agrawal, MD; Gunjan Dokania, MD; and Arcia Rosibell, MDJohn H. Stroger Jr. Hosp...
A 10-month-old boy presented to the emergency department (ED) with a 2-week history of painful right-sided swelling of the neck along with fever as high as 40.5°C.
08/10/2014
Cough
Cough
08/08/2014

Virginia Dines, BS; Mary Jane Reen, BA; Yvonne Yui, MD; and Riva Kamat, MD

Virginia Dines, BS; Mary Jane Reen, BA; Yvonne Yui, MD; and Riva Kamat, MD
A 10-month-old, previously healthy, and fully immunized girl presented to our hospital with cough and respiratory distress.
08/08/2014
ehlers danlos
ehlers danlos
08/08/2014

Golder N. Wilson MD, PhD

Golder N. Wilson MD, PhD
A 17-year-old girl presented to her pediatrician with a request for reevaluation of her numerous symptoms that she believed had been misdiagnosed as anxiety disorder and chronic fatigue syndrome.
08/08/2014
pharyngitis
pharyngitis
08/08/2014

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD—Series Editor; Benjamin Barankin, MD; and Kam-Lun Ellis Hon, MD

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD—Series Editor; Benjamin Barankin, MD; and Kam-Lun Ellis Hon, ...
A 10-year-old girl presented with a 3-day history of fever, sore throat, pain on swallowing, and headache. There was no associated cough, runny nose, or hoarseness. She had been exposed to a child with sore...
08/08/2014
rhabdomyosarcoma
rhabdomyosarcoma
08/08/2014

Nian Verzosa, Shaun Deese, MD, and Harleena Kendhari, MD

Nian Verzosa, Shaun Deese, MD, and Harleena Kendhari, MD
A 17-year-old male presented with swelling and pain in his left leg.
08/08/2014
Dermatitis
Dermatitis
08/08/2014

Elise M. Herro, MD, and Sharon E. Jacob, MD

Elise M. Herro, MD, and Sharon E. Jacob, MD
Pediatric allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) has become an increasingly recognized condition in the last decade, with recent U.S. prevalence estimates ranging from 41% to 77% based on confirmed positive...
08/08/2014
Tinea
Tinea
08/08/2014

Ahdi Amer, MD

Ahdi Amer, MD
An 8-year-old African American girl was brought in for evaluation following a visit to an outside emergency department (ED) 5 days previously.
08/08/2014
Primary Care
Primary Care
08/08/2014
Readers of Consultant for Pediatricians tell me they most appreciate articles that describe a pediatric condition and offer practical guidance about the best diagnostic tests and therapies to care for the...
08/08/2014