Volume 5 - Issue 12 - December 2006

Consultant for Pediatricians

cardiovascular disease
cardiovascular disease
04/29/2011

By Nathan Hitzeman, MD, and Mimi Reiss, MD

By Nathan Hitzeman, MD, and Mimi Reiss, MD
An 8-year-old boy whose family had recently immigrated from Southeast Asia was brought to the emergency department (ED) with a well-demarcated, pruritic rash that had appeared on his face 6 weeks earlier. ...
04/29/2011
Pediatrics
Pediatrics
04/29/2011

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD--Series Editor, and WM. Lane M. Robson, MD

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD--Series Editor, and WM. Lane M. Robson, MD
Mass noted on the right side of newborn's neck. Patient delivered vaginally at term to a G2P1 24-year-old mother following an uncomplicated pregnancy. Apgar scores, 7 and 9 at 1 and 5 minutes, respectively....
04/29/2011
cardiovascular disease
cardiovascular disease
04/29/2011
By LARISSA HIRSCH, MD and CHARLES A. POHL, MD--Series Editor
By LARISSA HIRSCH, MD and CHARLES A. POHL, MD--Series Editor
What are the risk factors for SIDS--and how should I counsel new parents about reducing the risk?
04/29/2011
cardiovascular disease
cardiovascular disease
04/29/2011

By ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD

By ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD
A 12-year-old girl presents with a 1-year history of itchy lesions on her right leg. The lesions are worse during the winter.
04/29/2011
cardiovascular disease
cardiovascular disease
04/29/2011
By STUART A. WEINZIMER, MD--Series Editor
By STUART A. WEINZIMER, MD--Series Editor
Q: What should primary care pediatricians do--and what should we not do--when we encounter a patient with newly
04/29/2011
cardiovascular disease
cardiovascular disease
04/29/2011

By MARTHA A. HELLEMS, MD, MS
GREGORY F. HAYDEN, MD

By MARTHA A. HELLEMS, MD, MS GREGORY F. HAYDEN, MD
Influenza affects up to 40% of healthy children each year and carries with it risks of respiratory tract complications, hospitalization and, rarely, death.
04/29/2011
cardiovascular disease
cardiovascular disease
04/29/2011

By RACHEL LYONS, MS, RN, CPNP

Ms Lyons is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner at Hasbro Children’s Hospital Emergency Department in Providence, RI. She is a doctoral candidate at Columbia University School of Nursing in New York and an adjunct professor at Salve Regina University in Newport, RI.

By RACHEL LYONS, MS, RN, CPNP Ms Lyons is a certified pediatric nurse practitione...
A 16-year-old girl presented to the emergency department (ED) with a 24-hour history of feeling tired and weak. The patient reported that she awoke that morning with the "worst headache of her...
04/29/2011
Diaper Rash
Diaper Rash
04/29/2011

By BRIAN M. SWAN, MD and RONALD H. GOLDSCHMIDT, MD

By BRIAN M. SWAN, MD and RONALD H. GOLDSCHMIDT, MD
A 3-month-old infant presented with a 4-week history of a symmetric skin eruption on her face, axillae, distal extremities, and external genitalia.
04/29/2011
Diaper Rash
Diaper Rash
04/29/2011

Patricia Wong and Sabine Kohler

Patricia Wong and Sabine Kohler
<p><img alt="Langerhans cell histiocytosis " src="/sites/default/files/transfer/0612cfpPCLangerhansA_thumb.jpg" style="height:81px; margin:5px; width:90px; float:left"...
04/29/2011
dermatophyte infection
dermatophyte infection
04/29/2011

ROBERT P. BLEREAU, MD
Morgan City, La

ROBERT P. BLEREAU, MDMorgan City, La
<P><IMG style="MARGIN: 5px; FLOAT: left" alt="Tinea Corporis" src="/sites/default/files/transfer/0612cfpPCtinea_thumb.jpg" width=90 height=62>The lesion on this...
04/29/2011
Child abuse
Child abuse
04/29/2011

By KELLY M. CORDORO, MD and MICHAEL F. OSLEBER, BSKIRK BARBER, MD, FRCPC--Series Editor

By KELLY M. CORDORO, MD and MICHAEL F. OSLEBER, BSKIRK BARBER, MD, FRCPC--Series Editor...
A 16-year-old boy complains of an itchy scalp and areas of hair loss.
04/29/2011
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
04/29/2011

STEPHEN MESSNER, MD

Dr Messner is a clinical assistant professor in the department of pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville. He is also a member of the divisions of child protection and forensic pediatrics and general pediatrics.

STEPHEN MESSNER, MDDr Messner is a clinical assistant professor in the department of pe...
A 7-year-old girl was referred for evaluation of suspected sexual abuse after a school nurse noticed marks on her neck suggesting "hickeys."
04/29/2011
Child abuse
Child abuse
04/29/2011
By HOWARD FISCHER, MD
Wayne State University
By HOWARD FISCHER, MD Wayne State University
I stepped into an exam room the other day and saw a 3-year-old who was in the office for a hospital follow-up.
04/29/2011