Volume 14 - Issue 10 - October 2015

Consultant for Pediatricians

Lyme Disease
Lyme Disease
10/16/2015

Genevieve A. Fasano and Alexis S. Lieberman, MD

Genevieve A. Fasano and Alexis S. Lieberman, MD
An 11-year-old boy presented to his pediatrician in an urban setting with left leg erythema, limping, lethargy, and fever.
10/16/2015
tinea incognito
tinea incognito
10/13/2015

Pavan Bang, MBBS

South Alabama Pediatrics, Opp, Alabama

Pavan Bang, MBBSSouth Alabama Pediatrics, Opp, Alabama
A 1½-year-old girl presented with a chief concern of a rash that had been present over her right thigh and buttock for approximately 6 months.
10/13/2015
poland syndrome
poland syndrome
10/13/2015

Eduardo Mulanovich, BA; Jennifer Mitchell, BS; Rachael Keefe, MD, MPH; and Lynnette Mazur, MD

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas

Eduardo Mulanovich, BA; Jennifer Mitchell, BS; Rachael Keefe, MD, MPH; and Lynnett...
A 17-year-old male presented with hypoplasia of the left pectoralis muscle, areola, and nipple underneath self-made padding taped to his chest.
10/13/2015
Down Syndrome
Down Syndrome
10/13/2015

Bhargavi B. Kola, MD; Vijay Agusala; Veena Agusala; and Vivekananda Dasari, MD

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at the Permian Basin, Odessa, Texas

Bhargavi B. Kola, MD; Vijay Agusala; Veena Agusala; and Vivekananda Dasari, MDTexas Tec...
During the physical examination, both of a boy’s palms were noted to have a single straight line from one side to the other, consistent with bilateral single transverse palmar crease.
10/13/2015
sotos syndrome
sotos syndrome
10/13/2015

Carlos A. Pérez, MD, and Sutapa Khatua, MBBS University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Cynthia E. Herzog, MD University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

Carlos A. Pérez, MD, and Sutapa Khatua, MBBS University of Texas Health Science Ce...
A 6-year-old girl with Sotos syndrome 1 presented with a 2-day history of abdominal pain and fever.
10/13/2015
acne
acne
10/13/2015

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD 
University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Benjamin Barankin, MD
Toronto Dermatology Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada Benjamin Barankin, MD...
A 17-year-old Asian adolescent was concerned about unsightly lesions on his face, especially on the temples and cheeks.
10/13/2015
Erythema multiforme
Erythema multiforme
10/13/2015

Molly Storer, BA, MS; Brent Ragar, MD; and Arianne S. Kourosh, MD

Molly Storer, BA, MS; Brent Ragar, MD; and Arianne S. Kourosh, MD
A 9-year-old boy with a history of congenital skeletal dysplasia presented for evaluation of a rash that had been present on his neck, trunk, and extremities for 2 days.
10/13/2015
Radiology Quiz
Radiology Quiz
10/13/2015

Meredith S. Campbell; Carolyn G. Carter, MD; and Maria N. Kelly, MD

Meredith S. Campbell; Carolyn G. Carter, MD; and Maria N. Kelly, MD
A previously healthy 10-year-old girl presented to the emergency department for an ankle injury.
10/13/2015
Case In Point
Case In Point
10/13/2015

Andrew Faniku, MD; Osvaldo Regueira, MD; and Michael Okogbo, MD

Andrew Faniku, MD; Osvaldo Regueira, MD; and Michael Okogbo, MD
A 6-month-old girl presented to the clinic for her routine health maintenance visit. Her mother had noted a clear to whitish vaginal discharge that had started 2 weeks prior to the visit.
10/13/2015
Hospital Medicine
Hospital Medicine
10/13/2015

Jessica Tomaszewski, MD

Jessica Tomaszewski, MD
Examining the demographics and trends of the diseases and conditions that lead to pediatric hospital stays can reveal wider implications for the care of children, especially when the cost of these inpatient...
10/13/2015
Positional Plagiocephaly
Positional Plagiocephaly
10/13/2015

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD—Series Editor; Amy A. M. Leung, OD; and Kam-Lun Ellis Hon, MD

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD—Series Editor; Amy A. M. Leung, OD; and Kam-Lun Ellis Hon, MD...
A 5-month-old boy presented with mild flattening of the left occiput. The pregnancy was uncomplicated, and the mother was not on any medication.
10/13/2015
ewing sarcoma
ewing sarcoma
10/13/2015

Jennifer L. Weiner, MS, CPNP-AC/PC; Pamela L. Horn, MS, CNP, RNFA, ONP-C; Thomas J. Scharschmidt, MD; and Nicholas D. Yeager, MD

Jennifer L. Weiner, MS, CPNP-AC/PC; Pamela L. Horn, MS, CNP, RNFA, ONP-C; Thomas J. Sch...
Ewing sarcoma is a rare and aggressive childhood cancer that generally is diagnosed in adolescents.
10/13/2015
Kawasaki Disease
Kawasaki Disease
10/13/2015

Trishna Sharma, MBBS; Parag Bhattarai, MD; Manu Sharma, MD; and Riwaaj Lamsal, MD

Trishna Sharma, MBBS; Parag Bhattarai, MD; Manu Sharma, MD; and Riwaaj Lamsal, MD ...
A 4-year-old African American boy presented to the emergency department for evaluation of a generalized pruritic rash that had started on his face and had progressed to involve his entire body.
10/13/2015