Author | Magda Mendez, MD


Adenoviral Hepatitis in an Immunocompetent Child

May 24, 2012

Adenovirus infection is usually benign in healthy children, but it can be complicated by severe or fatal pneumonia, myocarditis, and hepatitis. Consider adenovirus infection in children with fulminant hepatic failure.

Dyskeratosis Congenita: An Inherited Bone Marrow Failure Syndrome

May 02, 2012

Abnormal pigmentation, nail dystrophy, and leukoplakia may signal dyskeratosis congenita.