Cardiology

What body mass index can mean for cardiometabolic risk

July 08, 2020

Overweight and obesity issues have been suspected of increasing cardiometabolic risk in children. A new study investigates.

Epidural bleeding in an infant with hemophilia

June 30, 2020

A 7-month-old male with severe hemophilia A (less than 1% factor VIII [FVIII] activity) presented to his pediatrician with fussiness and inability to sleep for 3 days. He had received his influenza vaccine 3 days earlier. What's the diagnosis?

Italian study offers more information on how MIS-C differs from Kawasaki disease

June 16, 2020

Since late April, more and more cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) have been found around the United States. A report from Italy provides more information on how it differs from Kawasaki disease.