Volume 6 - Issue 1 - January 2007

Consultant for Pediatricians

uveal colobomas
uveal colobomas
04/29/2011

By DEEPAK M. KAMAT, MD, PhD--Series Editor

By DEEPAK M. KAMAT, MD, PhD--Series Editor
This 6-month-old boy was born with a pigmented hairy nevus that covered about 80% of his body surface.
04/29/2011
aspiration
aspiration
04/29/2011

By DIVYA SETH, MD, DEEPAK M. KAMAT, MD, PhD, and MILIND PANSARE, MD

By DIVYA SETH, MD, DEEPAK M. KAMAT, MD, PhD, and MILIND PANSARE, MD
Foreign-body aspiration is a relatively common occurrence in children. It may present as a life-threatening event that necessitates prompt removal of the aspirated material.
04/29/2011
uveal colobomas
uveal colobomas
04/29/2011

LARISSA HIRSCH, MD and CHARLES A. POHL, MD—Series Editor

Dr Hirsch is a fellow at Nemours Center for Children's Health Media in Wilmington, Del, and an associate at Jefferson Faculty Pediatrics at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. She is also a medical editor for KidsHealth.org. Dr Pohl is professor of pediatrics and associate dean of student affairs and career counseling at Jefferson Medical College.

LARISSA HIRSCH, MD and CHARLES A. POHL, MD—Series EditorDr Hirsch is a fellow at Nemour...
<div id="article-content-body"><p><strong><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-weight: normal;">In recent years, adolescents have begun to turn to...
04/29/2011
uveal colobomas
uveal colobomas
04/29/2011

JOHN W. HARRINGTON, MD
New York Medical College

Dr Harrington is associate professor of pediatrics at New York Medical College. He is also a general pediatrician and a hospitalist at Maris Fareri Children's Hospital in Valhalla, NY. 

JOHN W. HARRINGTON, MD New York Medical College Dr Harrington is associate professor o...
This toddler has had abnormal-looking eyes since birth.
04/29/2011
congenital lesions
congenital lesions
04/29/2011

By Alexander K. C. Leung, MD, and W. Lane M. Robson, MD

By Alexander K. C. Leung, MD, and W. Lane M. Robson, MD
A 4-year-old girl presented with bilateral deviation of the fifth fingers.
04/29/2011
congenital lesions
congenital lesions
04/29/2011

MARCELLA M. DONARUMA-KWOH, MD and DIANE F. MERRITT, MD

Dr Donaruma-Kwoh is assistant professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine; she specializes in child protection in the division of pediatric emergency medicine at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston. Dr Merritt is professor of obstetrics and gynecology and director of pediatric and adolescent gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

MARCELLA M. DONARUMA-KWOH, MD and DIANE F. MERRITT, MD Dr Donaruma-Kwoh is assistant p...
A 23-month-old girl was brought to the pediatrician's office by her mother who was concerned about "bulging down there."
04/29/2011
Dermclinic
Dermclinic
04/29/2011

KIRK BARBER, MD, FRCPC—Series Editor
Alberta Children's Hospital

Dr Barber is a consultant dermatologist at Alberta Children's Hospital and clinical associate professor of medicine and community health sciences at the University of Calgary in Alberta.

KIRK BARBER, MD, FRCPC—Series EditorAlberta Children's HospitalDr Barber is a consultan...
A 17-year-old boy presents with a red, scaly rash on his trunk that began as a single lesion on his left flank. The generalized eruption had developed within 24 to 48 hours. The patient's father has...
04/29/2011
congenital lesions
congenital lesions
04/29/2011

By KIRK BARBER, MD, FRCPC

By KIRK BARBER, MD, FRCPC
A 17-year-old boy presents with a red, scaly rash on his trunk that began as a single lesion on his left flank.
04/29/2011
congenital lesions
congenital lesions
04/29/2011

By DIVYA SETH, MD, DEEPAK M. KAMAT, MD, PhD, and MILIND PANSARE, MD

By DIVYA SETH, MD, DEEPAK M. KAMAT, MD, PhD, and MILIND PANSARE, MD
Foreign-body aspiration is a relatively common occurrence in children.
04/29/2011
congenital lesions
congenital lesions
04/29/2011

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

By ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD--Series Editor, and WM. LANE M. ROBSON, MDDr Leung is clin...
<DIV id=article-content-body> <P>Eight-year-old girl with mass in midline of neck.Mass first noted about 6 months earlier. Patient is otherwise well; past health unremarkable. No symptoms...
04/29/2011
MMR vaccine
MMR vaccine
04/29/2011
The recent special issue, "Focus on Vaccines," that was published with the October 2006 issue of Consultant for Pediatricians included 2 articles that examined the alleged but unproven link...
04/29/2011
Vitamin D Recommendations
Vitamin D Recommendations
04/29/2011

By Anatoly Belilovsky, MD, and Michael LaCorte, MD

By Anatoly Belilovsky, MD, and Michael LaCorte, MD
04/29/2011
Vitamin D Recommendations
Vitamin D Recommendations
04/29/2011

DEEPAK M. KAMAT, MD, PhD—Series Editor
Wayne State University

Dr Kamat is professor of pediatrics at Wayne State University in Detroit. He is also director of the Institute of Medical Education and vice chair of education at Children's Hospital of Michigan, both in Detroit.

DEEPAK M. KAMAT, MD, PhD—Series Editor Wayne State University Dr Kamat is professor of...
Digital duplication may be radial (preaxial or thumb), ulnar (postaxial or little finger), or central.
04/29/2011
nevus depigmentosus
nevus depigmentosus
01/01/2007

KIRK BARBER, MD, FRCPC—Series Editor
Alberta Children's Hospital

Dr Barber is a consultant dermatologist at Alberta Children's Hospital and clinical associate professor of medicine and community health sciences at the University of Calgary in Alberta.

KIRK BARBER, MD, FRCPC—Series EditorAlberta Children's Hospital Dr Barber is a consulta...
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01/01/2007
Article
Article
01/01/2007
  This adolescent girl presents with a 1-week history of tender pustules on her trunk. Her primary care physician prescribed cloxacillin. Despite 4 days of therapy, there is no sign of resolution.
01/01/2007