Volume 5 - Issue 9 - September 2006

Consultant for Pediatricians

Cranial Anomalies
Cranial Anomalies
04/29/2011

CHRISTIAN SONNEFELD, MD and ATIYA KHAN, MD
Morgantown, WVa

CHRISTIAN SONNEFELD, MD and ATIYA KHAN, MD Morgantown, WVa
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Case In Point
Case In Point
04/29/2011

NEDIM AKAN, MD, PRASAD LAKSHMINARASIMHIAH, MD,
CHANDRA EDWIN, MD, and DEEPAK M. KAMAT MD, PhD
Wayne State University

The authors are affiliated with the department of pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Michigan and Wayne State University in Detroit. Drs Çakan and Edwin are staff endocrinologists at Children’s Hospital and assistant professors of pediatrics. Dr Lakshminarasimhiah is a resident in the department of pediatrics. Dr Kamat is professor of pediatrics, vice chair of education, and director of the Institute of Medical Education at the Carman and Ann Adams department of pediatrics at Children’s Hospital.

NEDIM AKAN, MD, PRASAD LAKSHMINARASIMHIAH, MD, CHANDRA EDWIN, MD, and DEEPAK M. KAMAT M...
A 45-day-old boy was referred for evaluation of persistent hyponatremia and hyperkalemia. On the 9th day of the boy's life, his serum potassium level was elevated (8 mEq/L) and on the 12th day, his...
04/29/2011
04/29/2011

By DAVID EFFRON, MD--Series Editor

By DAVID EFFRON, MD--Series Editor
The parents of a 4-year-old girl are concerned because she has experienced hair loss for several weeks.
04/29/2011
Pediatrics
Pediatrics
04/29/2011

By Leonid Skorin, Jr, DO,

By Leonid Skorin, Jr, DO,
Hypopigmenting agents are the mainstay of treatment, although the results vary and some agents may even worsen the lesions.
04/29/2011
Pediatrics
Pediatrics
04/29/2011

By DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD

By DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD
For several weeks, an 18-year-old man has been bothered by itchy ears.
04/29/2011
04/29/2011
By Allan H. Robinson, MD
By Allan H. Robinson, MD
I enjoyed reading the article "Diaper Dermatitis" in your June issue.1 To the many treatments discus
04/29/2011
04/29/2011

By SEVERINO R. BAUTISTA, MD, PURUSHOTTAM GHOLVE, MD, and JOHN P. DORMANS, MD

By SEVERINO R. BAUTISTA, MD, PURUSHOTTAM GHOLVE, MD, and JOHN P. DORMANS, MD
Musculoskeletal infections in children include osteomyelitis, septic arthritis, and pyomyositis.
04/29/2011
04/29/2011
By Manu Madhok, MD, and Devi Meyyappan, MBBS,
By Manu Madhok, MD, and Devi Meyyappan, MBBS,
On waking up from a nap, a 5-month-old infant was noted to have a watery right eye.
04/29/2011
Pediatrics
Pediatrics
04/29/2011

By CURT STANKOVIC, MD and PRASHANT MAHAJAN, MD, MPH, MBA

By CURT STANKOVIC, MD and PRASHANT MAHAJAN, MD, MPH, MBA
A spontaneous pneumothorax is a collection of air or gas between the visceral and parietal pleura that causes the lung to collapse.
04/29/2011
04/29/2011

By EDWARD J. SHAHADY, MD and WILLIS PAULL, PhD

By EDWARD J. SHAHADY, MD and WILLIS PAULL, PhD
A 16-year-old boy complains of right lower leg pain that began 2 weeks earlier, after his first week at a summer basketball conditioning camp.
04/29/2011
Atopic Dermatitis
Atopic Dermatitis
04/29/2011
September 1, 2006
September 1, 2006
Erratum:
04/29/2011
Atopic Dermatitis
Atopic Dermatitis
04/29/2011

By PAUL TROMBLEY, MD

By PAUL TROMBLEY, MD
An 8-year-old Hispanic child with no significant medical history presented to our pediatric clinic after 2 episodes of vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain.
04/29/2011
Atopic Dermatitis
Atopic Dermatitis
04/29/2011

By GERMAINE L. DEFENDI, MD, MS

By GERMAINE L. DEFENDI, MD, MS
A 9-year-old girl presented with a 3-hour history of unremitting severe cramping in her hands and legs.
04/29/2011
Atopic Dermatitis
Atopic Dermatitis
04/29/2011

By ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD--Series Editor, and WM. LANE M. ROBSON, MD

By ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD--Series Editor, and WM. LANE M. ROBSON, MD
Seven-month-old boy with hyperpigmented lesions on his legs.
04/29/2011
Atopic Dermatitis
Atopic Dermatitis
04/29/2011

By Christian Sonnefeld, MD, and Atiya Khan, MD,

By Christian Sonnefeld, MD, and Atiya Khan, MD,
This 9-month-old infant was brought for evaluation of anteroposterior elongation of the cranium.
04/29/2011
Atopic Dermatitis
Atopic Dermatitis
04/29/2011

By Leonid Skorin, Jr, DO,

By Leonid Skorin, Jr, DO,
Two children--one with a history of infection, the other with a history of an allergic reaction--were noted to have postinflammatory hyperpigmentation.
04/29/2011
Atopic Dermatitis
Atopic Dermatitis
04/29/2011

By DAVID EFFRON, MD--Series Editor

By DAVID EFFRON, MD--Series Editor
The parents of a 4-year-old girl are concerned because she has experienced hair loss for several weeks.
04/29/2011
Atopic Dermatitis
Atopic Dermatitis
04/29/2011

By DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD

By DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD
For several weeks, an 18-year-old man has been bothered by itchy ears.
04/29/2011
Diaper dermatitis
Diaper dermatitis
04/29/2011
<div id="article-content-body"><p>I enjoyed reading the article "Diaper Dermatitis" in your June issue.<sup>1</sup> To the many treatments discussed, I would...
04/29/2011
eye disorders
eye disorders
04/29/2011

By CURT STANKOVIC, MD and PRASHANT MAHAJAN, MD, MPH, MBA

By CURT STANKOVIC, MD and PRASHANT MAHAJAN, MD, MPH, MBA
A 17-year-old Asian male with no significant medical history presented to the emergency department (ED) with acute shortness of breath and associated left-sided chest pain.
04/29/2011
eye disorders
eye disorders
04/29/2011

By SEVERINO R. BAUTISTA, MD, PURUSHOTTAM GHOLVE, MD, and JOHN P. DORMANS, MD

By SEVERINO R. BAUTISTA, MD, PURUSHOTTAM GHOLVE, MD, and JOHN P. DORMANS, MD
Musculoskeletal infections in children include osteomyelitis, septic arthritis, and pyomyositis. Most of these infections are bacterial.
04/29/2011
neuropathic pain
neuropathic pain
04/29/2011

By EDWARD J. SHAHADY, MD and WILLIS PAULL, PhD

By EDWARD J. SHAHADY, MD and WILLIS PAULL, PhD
A 16-year-old boy complains of right lower leg pain that began 2 weeks earlier, after his first week at a summer basketball conditioning camp
04/29/2011
eye disorders
eye disorders
04/29/2011

Kumara V. Nibhanipudi, MD; Samrina Kahlon, MD; and Genovese Khongun, MD

Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, New York

Kumara V. Nibhanipudi, MD; Samrina Kahlon, MD; and Genovese Khongun, MDMetropolitan Hos...
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04/29/2011
herpes infection
herpes infection
04/29/2011
September 1, 2006
September 1, 2006
Erratum:
04/29/2011
neuropathic pain
neuropathic pain
04/29/2011

JEFF UNGER, MD
Loma Linda University School of Medicine

JEFF UNGER, MD Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Recurrent headaches are frightening for many parents, who may believe that their child’s headache is caused by a secondary disorder such as a malignancy.
04/29/2011
herpes infection
herpes infection
04/29/2011

By ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD C. PION KAO, MD

By ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD C. PION KAO, MD
A 10-year-old girl presented with a 7-day history of severe pain in the left ear.
04/29/2011
herpes infection
herpes infection
04/29/2011

By GERMAINE L. DEFENDI, MD, MS

By GERMAINE L. DEFENDI, MD, MS
A 9-year-old girl presented in tetany had positive Chvostek and Trousseau signs and was diagnosed with velocardiofacial syndrome.
04/29/2011
herpes infection
herpes infection
04/29/2011

By PAUL TROMBLEY, MD

By PAUL TROMBLEY, MD
An 8-year-old Hispanic child with no significant medical history presented to our pediatric clinic after 2 episodes of vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain.
04/29/2011
herpes infection
herpes infection
04/29/2011

By ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD--Series Editor, and WM. LANE M. ROBSON, MD

By ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD--Series Editor, and WM. LANE M. ROBSON, MD
Seven-month-old boy with hyperpigmented lesions on his legs
04/29/2011