An oral surgeon accidentally operated on the wrong side of the mouth of a patient with cleft palate Monday.
A small study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that repeated topical use of products containing lavender oil and/or tea tree oil may cause prepubertal gynecomastia, which is considered to be rare in boys prior to puberty.
As the prevalence of obesity in children increases, so does metabolic syndrome, with its attendant health risks—chiefly cardiovascular disease. Early identification and treatment are essential to stave off complications and lower the risk of premature death in adulthood.
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An 11-month-old boy breaks out in a rash when he eats. Is it a food allergy or something else?
Is deafness a disability or a difference? Crucial medical and educational choices hinge on the approach to this question. Second of two parts.
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Is plastic surgery the right choice for adolescents? One plastic surgeon, speaking to an audience of pediatricians, says "maybe."
"This is a particularly vulnerable population," cautioned Julia Corcoran, MD, attending plastic surgeon at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago. "They are adults in so many ways, but not in all."