Volume 14 - Issue 6 - June 2015

Consultant for Pediatricians

lichen sclerosus
lichen sclerosus
06/23/2015

Shaunte McKay, BA, and Barbara B. Wilson, MD

Shaunte McKay, BA, and Barbara B. Wilson, MD
The mother of a 7-year-old girl brought her into the clinic for evaluation of a 1-year history of itching of the vulva and painful bowel movements.
06/23/2015
06/22/2015

David Effron, MD, and Alex Green, DO

MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio

David Effron, MD, and Alex Green, DOMetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio
A 4-year-old girl presented with the highly pruritic, vesicular rash characteristic of rhus dermatitis.
06/22/2015
06/22/2015

Sharon E. Joo, DO, MPH, and Pisespong Patamasucon, MD
University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada

Sharon E. Joo, DO, MPH, and Pisespong Patamasucon, MDUniversity of Nevada School o...
A previously healthy 15-year-old boy presented to the emergency department with a fever of 40°C, vomiting, severe right-sided eye pain, headache, and visual changes.
06/22/2015
06/22/2015

Olumide Oyefeso, MD

Headwaters Health Care Centre, Orangeville, Ontario, Canada

Oladiji Vaughan, MD

Springfield Pediatrics, San Tan Valley, Arizona

Olumide Oyefeso, MDHeadwaters Health Care Centre, Orangeville, Ontario, CanadaOladiji V...
The mother of a 3-month-old girl brought her to the emergency department for evaluation after noticing redness and swelling of the infant’s right third toe.
06/22/2015
06/22/2015

Armaity Vaghaiwalla Austin, MD, MPH; Kevin Chu, DO; and Jo Marie Reilly, MD

Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

Armaity Vaghaiwalla Austin, MD, MPH; Kevin Chu, DO; and Jo Marie Reilly, MDKeck Sc...
The parents of a 1-month-old Latino boy brought him to the family medicine clinic out of concern for poor feeding, abdominal distension, and poor weight gain.
06/22/2015
06/22/2015

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

Dinesh Gowda, MDTexas Tech University Health Sciences Center at the Permian Basin,...
A 4-year-old boy presented with tender swelling in his right axilla that had grown progressively for 4 weeks.
06/22/2015
06/22/2015

Leesha Alex, BS; Ted C. Ondracek, MD; Ilene L. Rothman, MD; and Thomas N. Helm, MD

Leesha Alex, BS; Ted C. Ondracek, MD; Ilene L. Rothman, MD; and Thomas N. Helm, MD ...
A 22-month-old girl developed skin lesions while on a chemotherapy regimen for acute lymphocytic leukemia.
06/22/2015
06/22/2015

Sadiq S. Shaik, MD; Maria N. Kelly, MD; Henry Rohrs, MD; and Stephanie Ryan, MD

Sadiq S. Shaik, MD; Maria N. Kelly, MD; Henry Rohrs, MD; and Stephanie Ryan, MD
At a routine health supervision visit, an 11-year-old boy presented with concerns about poor school performance, difficulty gaining weight over the past year, and persistent speech problems.
06/22/2015
06/22/2015

Maya Myslenski, MD, and David Effron, MD

Maya Myslenski, MD, and David Effron, MD
A 25-month-old girl presented with a 1.5-week history of not feeling well. She had had intermittent, cramping, diffuse abdominal pain, increasing irritability, and decreased activity.
06/22/2015
06/22/2015

Jessica Tomaszewski, MD

Jessica Tomaszewski, MD
The diagnosis of pneumonia remains a challenge in areas with limited resources because of the possible lack of access to chest radiography.
06/22/2015
06/22/2015

Sarah E. Ellison, MD, and Linda S. Nield, MD—Series Editor

Sarah E. Ellison, MD, and Linda S. Nield, MD—Series Editor
A Parent Asks: My teenaged daughter wants to look tanned for her prom. Is a tanning bed a safe alternative to the sun?
06/22/2015
06/22/2015

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 white adolescent presented with a well-circumscribed lesion of 3 years’ duration on the right side of her buttocks.
06/22/2015
06/22/2015

Sharon E. Jacob, MD; Alina Goldenberg, MAS; Nanette Silverberg, MD; Luz Fonacier, MD; Bruce Brod, MD; Richard Usatine, MD; Robert Sidbury, MD, MPH; James Young, DO; Anthony Fransway, MD; Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH; Albert Yan, MD; and Janice L. Pelletier, MD

Sharon E. Jacob, MD; Alina Goldenberg, MAS; Nanette Silverberg, MD; Luz Fonacier, MD; B...
This article reviews the burden of nickel sensitivity, and the initiatives that are in place and what more is needed to combat this growing problem.
06/22/2015