Volume 15 - Issue 2 - February 2016

Consultant for Pediatricians

Becker Nevus
Becker Nevus
02/28/2016

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 boy presented with an asymptomatic, hyperpigmented, hypertrichotic lesion on his right upper chest extending into the right axilla.
02/28/2016
gallstones
gallstones
02/08/2016

Jeanne Tung, MD; Brandon Anderson, MD; Carl H. Cramer II, MD; Aida N. Lteif, MD; Carola A. S. Arndt, MD; Christopher Moir, MD; and Jane Matsumoto, MD

Jeanne Tung, MD; Brandon Anderson, MD; Carl H. Cramer II, MD; Aida N. Lteif, MD; C...
An otherwise healthy 39-month-old male was referred with a 20-month history of 4 to 5 loose stools per day and recent growth deceleration.
02/08/2016
brachial plexus
brachial plexus
02/08/2016

Carl Tabb II, BS

Carl Tabb II, BS
In this review, the pathophysiology and management of brachial plexus injuries are discussed, along with the clinical findings associated with Erb’s palsy and Klumpke's palsy, in an attempt to aid...
02/08/2016
Cannabinoid
Cannabinoid
02/08/2016

Jeanna Auriemma, MD, and Tricia Lucin, MD 

Jeanna Auriemma, MD, and Tricia Lucin, MD 
A 17-year-old male presented to the emergency department with a 2-year history of recurrent nausea, emesis, abdominal pain, and dehydration.
02/08/2016
urticaria multiforme
urticaria multiforme
02/05/2016

Gerald C. Almazan, MD; Sanjay Mehta, DO, FAAP; and Srividya Naganathan, MD, FAAP

Gerald C. Almazan, MD; Sanjay Mehta, DO, FAAP; and Srividya Naganathan, MD, FAAP
A 2-year-old boy with no significant medical history presented to the emergency room with a pruritic rash that began 3 days earlier.
02/05/2016
Top Papers Of The Month
Top Papers Of The Month
02/03/2016

Jessica Tomaszewski, MD

Jessica Tomaszewski, MD
Thousands of children die each year from abuse and neglect while health care providers often fail to recognize the indicators.
02/03/2016
Otitis Media
Otitis Media
02/03/2016

Danielle G. Hirsch, MD, MPH; Michelle Penque, MD; Brian H. Wrotniak, PhD; and Richard D. Thomas, MD

Danielle G. Hirsch, MD, MPH; Michelle Penque, MD; Brian H. Wrotniak, PhD; and Richard D...
A 6-year-old female presented to the emergency department with a 3-day history of fever, left-sided headache, difficulty sleeping, vomiting, and phonophobia with hyperacusis of her left ear.
02/03/2016
Otitis Media
Otitis Media
02/03/2016

Danielle G. Hirsch, MD, MPH; Michelle Penque, MD; Brian H. Wrotniak, PhD; and Richard D. Thomas, MD

Danielle G. Hirsch, MD, MPH; Michelle Penque, MD; Brian H. Wrotniak, PhD; and Richard D...
A 6-year-old female presented to the emergency department with a 3-day history of fever, left-sided headache, difficulty sleeping, vomiting, and phonophobia with hyperacusis of her left ear.
02/03/2016
Otitis Media
Otitis Media
02/03/2016

Danielle G. Hirsch, MD, MPH; Michelle Penque, MD; Brian H. Wrotniak, PhD; and Richard D. Thomas, MD

Danielle G. Hirsch, MD, MPH; Michelle Penque, MD; Brian H. Wrotniak, PhD; and Richard D...
A 6-year-old female presented to the emergency department with a 3-day history of fever, left-sided headache, difficulty sleeping, vomiting, and phonophobia with hyperacusis of her left ear.
02/03/2016
Vitamin D
Vitamin D
02/03/2016

Jessica Mounessa, BS; Devorah Shagalov, MD; Marjon Vatanchi, MD; and Sharon Glick, MD

Jessica Mounessa, BS; Devorah Shagalov, MD; Marjon Vatanchi, MD; and Sharon Glick, MD ...
A 7-year-old African American girl presented to the emergency department with a history of recurrent episodes of hyperpigmented patches on the face during the past 6 months.
02/03/2016
Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Mycoplasma pneumoniae
02/03/2016

Alireza Habibi, DO; Gagandeep Singh, MD; Alvaro Galvis, MD; Anthony Shoo, MD; and Pisespong Patamasucon, MD

Alireza Habibi, DO; Gagandeep Singh, MD; Alvaro Galvis, MD; Anthony Shoo, MD; and ...
A 10-year-old and previously healthy Caucasian male presented with a 2-week history of fever, cough, and pruritic rash.
02/03/2016
Rash
Rash
02/02/2016

Chris Schreier, ARNP; Shayla Salgado; Ryan St. Pierre-Hetz; and Maria Kelly, MD

Chris Schreier, ARNP; Shayla Salgado; Ryan St. Pierre-Hetz; and Maria Kelly, MD
An 11-year-old male presented to clinic with a 1- day history of a pruritic rash.
02/02/2016
cystic hygroma
cystic hygroma
02/02/2016

Anuja Sriparameswaran, MD
Ohio State University and Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Anuja Sriparameswaran, MDOhio State University and Nationwide Children’s Hospital,&nbsp...
At birth the infant was noted to have a soft mass on the right lateral neck, but was otherwise well without any other dysmorphic features.
02/02/2016
Kikuchi disease
Kikuchi disease
02/01/2016

Michael O’Laughlin, BS
Florida International University, Miami

Syed A. A. Rizvi, PhD, and Sultan S. Ahmed, MD
Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Shazia Zafar, MD
Memorial Hospital West, Pembroke Pines, Florida

Souhad B. Younes, MD
Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, Florida

Ayman M. Saleh, PhD
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Jasmin Ahmed, MS
Spartan Health Science University, Vieux Fort, St Lucia

Michael O’Laughlin, BS Florida International University, Miami Syed A. A. Rizvi, PhD, ...
A 17-year-old female with no medical history presented to our emergency department due to 2 weeks of intermittent fever and enlarged lymph nodes.
02/01/2016
terra firma-forme dermatosis
terra firma-forme dermatosis
02/01/2016

Megha D. Patel, BS
Commonwealth Medical College, Scranton, Pennsylvania

Stephen Schleicher, MD
DermDOX Center for Dermatology, Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Megha D. Patel, BSCommonwealth Medical College, Scranton, PennsylvaniaStephen Schleiche...
A 13-year-old Caucasian female presented with a rash on her neck for approximately 3 weeks in duration.
02/01/2016
tumor
tumor
02/01/2016

Mariam Fahim, DO, and Judith Oh Leonor, OMS-IV
Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Pomona, California

Mariam Fahim, DO, and Judith Oh Leonor, OMS-IVWestern University of Health Sciences, Co...
A male born via normal spontaneous vaginal delivery with unremarkable prenatal labs was noted to have a 1-cm lesion near the vertex of the skull.
02/01/2016
Edema
Edema
01/29/2016

Sajithya Perera, MD, and Samantha Schrier Vergano, MD, FAAP, FACMG
Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, Norfolk, Virginia 

 

Sajithya Perera, MD, and Samantha Schrier Vergano, MD, FAAP, FACMGChildren’s Hospital o...
A 1-day-old term African American female was found to have localized edema of her right middle finger during her newborn examination.
01/29/2016