Author | Abdulla Gori, MD

Articles

Bone Pain, Bruising, and Epistaxisin a Young Boy

October 01, 2009

A 5-year-old boy was brought for evaluation of ongoing thrombocytopenia before undergoing adenotonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnea. The child had been given a diagnosis of "growing pains" after frequent evaluation for leg pain over the past 2 years.

Juvenile Laryngeal Papillomatosis: An Unexpected Cause of Stridor

February 01, 2008

The patient had been born at term following an uncomplicated pregnancy and labor. Her growth and development were appropriate. Her immunizations were up-to-date. At about 1 year of age, she began to have "wheezing" episodes. Moderate persis- tent asthma was diagnosed, and treatment with fluticasone and inhaled albuterol was initiated.

Juvenile Laryngeal Papillomatosis in a 30-Month-Old Girl

February 01, 2008

The patient had been born at term following an uncomplicated pregnancy and labor. Her growth and development were appropriate. Her immunizations were up-to-date. At about 1 year of age, she began to have "wheezing" episodes. Moderate persistent asthma was diagnosed, and treatment with fluticasone and inhaled albuterol was initiated.

Hypertransaminasemia: A Diagnostic Dilemma

August 01, 2007

A 4-year-old Hispanic boy was referred to our facility because of elevated levels of alanine trans- aminase (ALT) and aspartate transaminase (AST), which were detected during an evaluation of transient abdominal pain while the boy was in Puerto Rico. He was otherwise in perfect health; a review of systems was negative. His past medical history and birth history were noncontributory. Immunizations, including hepatitis B, were up-to-date. The family history was significant for tuberculosis and rheumatoid arthritis.