Volume 5 - Issue 8 - August 2006

Consultant for Pediatricians

Featured
Review Article
Review Article
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Musculoskeletal infections in children encompass a broad spectrum of entities that vary greatly in severity and complexity.
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Photo Essay
Photo Essay
04/29/2011

By ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD C. PION KAO, MD
Alberta Children's Hospital, Calgary

By ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD C. PION KAO, MD Alberta Children's Hospital, Calgary ...
For 2 days, a 4-year-old girl had complained of discomfort and a yellow discharge from the left eye.
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Medical profession
Medical profession
04/29/2011

By Laurie Meng, PA-C,

By Laurie Meng, PA-C,
After falling down a flight of stairs, a toddler was diagnosed with a growth plate fracture in his ankle.
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Medical profession
Medical profession
04/29/2011

August 1, 2006

August 1, 2006
This 18-year-old girl had been taking divalproex for seizure disorder for 2 years.
04/29/2011
Case In Point
Case In Point
04/29/2011

By DANTE PAPPANO, MD and ELLEN BASS, MD, MPH

By DANTE PAPPANO, MD and ELLEN BASS, MD, MPH
Bladder knots following transurethral catheterization occur almost exclusively in young boys who have been catheterized with a feeding tube.
04/29/2011
Medical profession
Medical profession
04/29/2011

By Robert Giusti, MD, and Daniel Gelfond, MD,

By Robert Giusti, MD, and Daniel Gelfond, MD,
A 12-year-old boy from Pakistan presented with weakness, night sweats, anorexia, and chronic cough of 2 months' duration.
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Medical profession
Medical profession
04/29/2011

By ROBERT L. HENDREN, DO

By ROBERT L. HENDREN, DO
 
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Medical profession
Medical profession
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HOWARD FISCHER, MD
Wayne State University
Dr Fischer is associate professor of pediatrics at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit. He is also chief of the division of ambulatory pediatrics and adolescent medicine in the Carman & Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit.

HOWARD FISCHER, MDWayne State UniversityDr Fischer is associate professor of pediatrics...
<DIV id=article-content-body> <P>This past February, I wrote an editorial for this journal called "Skeptical Sentiments."<SUP>1</SUP> In that essay, I mentioned the...
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Medical profession
Medical profession
04/29/2011

August 1, 2006

August 1, 2006
An 8-year-old boy was brought to the emergency department with fever, bloody and mucous diarrhea, and abdominal pain.
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Developmental Delay
Developmental Delay
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July 31, 2006

July 31, 2006
Infants and toddlers will put just about anything into their mouths.
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Developmental Delay
Developmental Delay
04/29/2011
By MICHAEL I. REIFF, MD
By MICHAEL I. REIFF, MD
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed bio-behavioral disorder of childhood.
04/29/2011
Developmental Delay
Developmental Delay
04/29/2011

ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD–Series Editor, WM. LANE M. ROBSON, MD, and HARDALLY R. HEGDE, MD
Dr Leung is clinical associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Calgary and pediatric consultant at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary, Alberta. Dr Robson is medical director of The Childrens’ Clinic in Calgary. Dr Hegde is a pediatric consultant at the Alberta Children’s Hospital.


 
ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD–Series Editor, WM. LANE M. ROBSON, MD, and HARDALLY R. HEGDE,...
Six-year-old East Indian boy delivered by normal spontaneous vaginal delivery to a para 3, gravida 2, 42-year-old mother following uncomplicated, full-term pregnancy.
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Photoclinic
Photoclinic
04/29/2011

By ABHA SHARMA, MD and HOWARD FISCHER, MD

By ABHA SHARMA, MD and HOWARD FISCHER, MD
A 27-month-old boy is brought by his mother to the emergency department with a 1-day history of sluggish behavior and unsteady gait.
04/29/2011
Pediatrics
Pediatrics
04/29/2011

By Suzy Mascaro-Walter, MSN, CFNP, and Atiya Khan, MD,

By Suzy Mascaro-Walter, MSN, CFNP, and Atiya Khan, MD,
Schizencephaly can be unilateral or bilateral and may present as an isolated malformation or be associated with other brain abnormalities.
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infection
infection
04/29/2011
By ROBERT L. HENDREN, DO
By ROBERT L. HENDREN, DO
Is there a biomarker for the diagnosis of ADHD?
04/29/2011
infection
infection
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By ADELAIDE S. ROBB, MDChildren's National Medical Center
By ADELAIDE S. ROBB, MDChildren's National Medical Center
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is very common.
04/29/2011
Pediatrics
Pediatrics
04/29/2011

By JODI GANZ, MD and FLORA S. KIM, BA

By JODI GANZ, MD and FLORA S. KIM, BA
A solitary mastocytoma is the most common cutaneous mastocytoses in children. Most cases resolve on their own, but a skin biopsy may be necessary in atypical cases.
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infection
infection
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By KIRK BARBER, MD, FRCPC--Series Editor

By KIRK BARBER, MD, FRCPC--Series Editor
For several months, a 12-year-old boy has been bothered by intermittent pruritus of the feet.
04/29/2011
Chest pain
Chest pain
04/29/2011

Manu Kundra, MD; Marney Gundlach, MD; Prashant Mahajan, MD; and Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD

Manu Kundra, MD; Marney Gundlach, MD; Prashant Mahajan, MD; and Deepak M. Kamat, MD, Ph...
Chest pain in children evokes anxiety in patients and their parents—and prompts frequent visits to the pediatrician's office, urgent care facility, or emergency department.
04/29/2011
dermatophyte infections
dermatophyte infections
04/29/2011

By Jack-Ky Wang, MD, and Laurie Meng, PA-C

By Jack-Ky Wang, MD, and Laurie Meng, PA-C
Right lower leg pain prompted a 15-year-old boy to seek medical attention.
04/29/2011
dermatophyte infections
dermatophyte infections
04/29/2011

JOE R. MONROE, PA-C, MPAS
Tulsa, Okla

JOE R. MONROE, PA-C, MPAS Tulsa, Okla
The parents of a 3-year-old girl sought evaluation of their daughter's hair loss.
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