Volume 5 - Issue 11 - November 2006

Consultant for Pediatricians

Skin Disorders
Skin Disorders
04/29/2011

By Elise Zahn, DO
Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, Fla

By Elise Zahn, DO Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, Fla
A 17-year-old Haitian girl who was visiting Florida presented to the emergency department after she experienced pain and a change in vision in her left eye.
04/29/2011
Skin Disorders
Skin Disorders
04/29/2011

By BENJAMIN BARANKIN, MD
Edmonton, Alberta

By BENJAMIN BARANKIN, MD Edmonton, Alberta
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04/29/2011
Oral Lesions
Oral Lesions
04/29/2011

By ELIAS MILGRAM, MD

By ELIAS MILGRAM, MD
A 3-year-old boy with high fever, malaise, anorexia, and drooling of 3 days' duration was brought to the emergency department (ED).
04/29/2011
Dermatologic disorders
Dermatologic disorders
04/29/2011
By HOWARD FISCHER, MD
By HOWARD FISCHER, MD
 
04/29/2011
Dermatologic disorders
Dermatologic disorders
04/29/2011

By Chris Taylor, APRN, FNP

By Chris Taylor, APRN, FNP
A 14-year-old Hispanic boy presented with bilateral nodular lesions on the dorsal aspect of his tongue.
04/29/2011
Dermatologic disorders
Dermatologic disorders
04/29/2011

By JEAN SOMESHWAR, MD, J. STEPHEN KROLL, MD, and LINDA S. NIELD, MD

By JEAN SOMESHWAR, MD, J. STEPHEN KROLL, MD, and LINDA S. NIELD, MD
A 14-year-old girl came to the office with severe hip pain, which occurred after she attempted a cheerleading maneuver on a trampoline.
04/29/2011
Dermatologic disorders
Dermatologic disorders
04/29/2011

By DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD-Series Editor

By DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD-Series Editor
This young child presented with an inflammatory plaque that was intensely "itchy and burny."
04/29/2011
Dermatologic disorders
Dermatologic disorders
04/29/2011

By Craig J. Huang, MD

By Craig J. Huang, MD
A 6-month-old infant was brought to the emergency department with a 2-day history of increasing redness and swelling of the cheek.
04/29/2011
Dermatologic disorders
Dermatologic disorders
04/29/2011

DAVID EFFRON, MD--Series Editor--and ALEX GREEN, DO
Dr Effron is assistant professor of surgery at Case Western Reserve University, attending physician in the department of emergency medicine at the MetroHealth Medical Center, and consultant emergency physician at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, all in Cleveland.
Dr Green is a second-year resident in pediatrics at the MetroHealth Medical Center.

DAVID EFFRON, MD--Series Editor--and ALEX GREEN, DODr Effron is assistant professor of ...
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04/29/2011
Sudden Cardiac Death
Sudden Cardiac Death
04/29/2011

By Donald Janner, MD, and Mark Rowe, MD

By Donald Janner, MD, and Mark Rowe, MD
A 9-year-old Hispanic boy, previously in good health, was admitted for evaluation of chronic right cervical adenopathy.
04/29/2011
skull
skull
04/29/2011

LINDA S. NIELD, MD, and DEEPAK M. KAMAT, MD, PhD

Dr Nield is associate professor of pediatrics at West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown. Dr Kamat is professor of pediatrics at Wayne State University School of Medicine; he is also vice chair of education and director of the Institute of Medical Education at Children's Hospital of Michigan in Detroit.

LINDA S. NIELD, MD, and DEEPAK M. KAMAT, MD, PhD Dr Nield is associate professor of pe...
Head shape abnormalities in newborns may result from molding, positional deformational plagiocephaly,or craniosynostosis.
04/29/2011
poor feeding
poor feeding
04/29/2011

By JOHN POHL, MD and DAVID EASLEY, MD

By JOHN POHL, MD and DAVID EASLEY, MD
A 14-year-old girl was referred for evaluation of a several-year history of growth failure, chronic abdominal pain, and intermittent emesis.
04/29/2011
poor feeding
poor feeding
04/29/2011
By STUART A. WEINZIMER, MD--Series Editor
By STUART A. WEINZIMER, MD--Series Editor
Q: What are the indications for use of an insulin pump in very young children (infants and preschoolers)?
04/29/2011
poor feeding
poor feeding
04/29/2011

By MANU KUNDRA, MD and PRASHANT V. MAHAJAN, MD, MPH

By MANU KUNDRA, MD and PRASHANT V. MAHAJAN, MD, MPH
A 13-year-old Hispanic boy presented to emergency department with a 1-day history of red eyes.
04/29/2011
poor feeding
poor feeding
04/29/2011

By SANDEEP RIAR, MD and JOHN W. HARRINGTON, MD
Dr Riar is a first-year resident in pediatrics. Dr Harrington is associate professor of pediatrics at New York Medical College, a general pediatrician, and a hospitalist at the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Valhalla, New York.

ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD--Series Editor
Dr Leung is clinical associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Calgary and
pediatric consultant at the Alberta Children’s Hospital.

By SANDEEP RIAR, MD and JOHN W. HARRINGTON, MD Dr Riar is a first-year resident in pedi...
Ten-day-old boy born vaginally at 37 weeks breech without complications. Has history of poor feeding with vomiting and has lost weight since birth.
04/29/2011
cardiovascular disease
cardiovascular disease
04/29/2011

By David M. Krol, MD, MPH

By David M. Krol, MD, MPH
 
04/29/2011
Article
Article
11/29/2006
Your last appointment of the day is with a 16-year-old boy who needs medical clearance to participate on the school basketball team. You have read about young athletes who die suddenly on the field. Is...
11/29/2006
Sudden Cardiac Death
Sudden Cardiac Death
11/29/2006

LARISSA HIRSCH, MD and CHARLES A. POHL, MD–Series Editor
Dr Hirsch is an instructor of pediatrics at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City. She is also a medical editor for www.KidsHealth.org. Dr Pohl is professor of pediatrics and associate dean of student affairs and career counseling at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia.

LARISSA HIRSCH, MD and CHARLES A. POHL, MD–Series EditorDr Hirsch is an instructor of p...
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11/29/2006