Primary Care

Pediatric Pearl: Defining Growing Pains

  • AUTHOR:

    Scott T. Vergano, MD

    A 6-year-old girl presents to a pediatric clinic with pain in both legs. She explains that the pain started a few days earlier and consistently occurs during her bedtime. Her parents believe it may be possible she injured herself in a fall.

    How do you advise your patient?

    (Answer and discussion on next page)