Volume 7 - Issue 11 - November 2008

Consultant for Pediatricians

Ticks
Ticks
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By ROBERT P. BLEREAU, MD — Morgan City, La | November 1, 2008
 
DEEPAK M. KAMAT, MD, PhD—Series Editor
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.
By ROBERT P. BLEREAU, MD — Morgan City, La | November 1, 2008   DEEPAK M. KAMAT,...
Congenital lentigines are dark brown to black, 1- to 2-mm macules; they can be widespread over multiple cutaneous areas as well as on mucous membranes.
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milk-induced pulmonary disease
milk-induced pulmonary disease
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By JAMES S. LEUNG, BSc, ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD and C. PION KAO, MD | October 31, 2008
 
Mr Leung is a medical student at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada.Dr Leung is clinical associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Calgary and a pediatric consultant at the Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary. Dr Kao is clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Calgary and a pediatric consultant at the Alberta Children's Hospital.
By JAMES S. LEUNG, BSc, ALEXANDER K. C. LEUNG, MD and C. PION KAO, MD | October 31, 200...
Figure – This 4-year-old girl has a
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milk-induced pulmonary disease
milk-induced pulmonary disease
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Alexander K. C. Leung, MD and Justine H. S. Fong, MD

Alexander K. C. Leung, MD and Justine H. S. Fong, MD
The parents of this 5-month-old boy were concerned that his eyes were turned in toward the nose. The infant was otherwise healthy. Physical examination findings were normal.
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Hegde-Leung Syndrome
Hegde-Leung Syndrome
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Medication Prescribing
Medication Prescribing
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LARISSA HIRSCH, MD and CHARLES A. POHL, MD – Series Editor 
Dr Hirsch is a clinical 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 Editor Dr Hirsch is a clinical...
<P>As parents prepare to leave hospitals and physicians' offices with their children, clinicians explain how medications should be administered. Studies have shown that, despite these...
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cystic hygroma
cystic hygroma
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TOBE MOMAH, MD, MBBS, FRANCESCA VELCEK, MD, KAREN A. STANFORD, MD, PHILIP Q. XIAO, MD, and OLIVER CHANG, MS
The Brooklyn Hospital Center, New York
TOBE MOMAH, MD, MBBS, FRANCESCA VELCEK, MD, KAREN A. STANFORD, MD, PHILIP Q. XIAO, MD, ...
An 11-year-old girl presented with a swelling on the left side of the chin of 1 month's duration; in the past 24 hours, following a bite by an unidentified insect, the swelling had rapidly enlarged and...
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Psoriasis
Psoriasis
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By MEGAN J. TROISCHT, MD, TRACEY R. MEHLMAN, MD, and LINDA S. NIELD, MD | November 1, 2008
West Virginia University School of Medicine

Dr Troischt is assistant professor of pediatrics, Dr Mehlman is a transitional intern, and Dr Nield is associate professor of pediatrics at West Virginia University School of Medicine and Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, in Morgantown.

By MEGAN J. TROISCHT, MD, TRACEY R. MEHLMAN, MD, and LINDA S. NIELD, MD | November 1, 2...
A 13-year-old girl presented to her primary care pediatrician for continuing evaluation of intermittent right lower quadrant and right hip pain of 7 months' duration.
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Psoriasis
Psoriasis
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By DONALD OLSON, MD | November 1, 2008
Stanford University
Dr Olson is associate professor of neurology and pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, Calif.
By DONALD OLSON, MD | November 1, 2008Stanford UniversityDr Olson is associate professo...
It can be difficult to determine whether unusual, paroxysmal behavior represents a seizure or a nonepileptic event.
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Psoriasis
Psoriasis
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By DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD-Series Editor

By DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD-Series Editor
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