Melissa R. Larzo, MD


Fractures From Short Falls: Implications in Children Under Age 5

May 01, 2006

Primary care and emergency physicians frequently see young children who have fractured a bone after a fall from a low height. The child's caregiver may describe a fall from furniture, play equipment, stairs, and various other structures--or the child may have even been dropped while being carried. The clinician then has to decide whether the explanation for the fall is plausible--or whether a child abuse investigation should be pursued.

Do You Recognize These Eye Disorders?

February 01, 2005

The parents of this child are concerned that her eyes are “crossed.” Is this condition cause for concern?