Does This Brown Patch on a Boy’s Buttock Signal Underlying Illness?
A 12-year-old boy has had this brown patch on his left buttock since birth. His mother is concerned that the patch has grown over the years and she wants to be sure that it will not be a health concern for her son.
The Dx and Tx of Young Children With Disruptive Behavior Problems
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What Rx Findings Reveal About Teenage Boy’s Elbow Pain
A 15-year-old boy presents with pain in the medial aspect of his right elbow that began 4 to 6 weeks earlier and progressively worsened.
Osteomyelitis Associated With Cat-Scratch Disease
A 3-year-old girl was hospitalized because of purulent drainage from a right middle finger wound (Figure 1) and a tender right axillary mass (Figure 2) of 2 days’ duration.
Lymphangioma Circumscriptum With Secondary Cellulitis
For 3 days, a 6-year-old boy had “redness and pain” of skin on his left upper abdomen. Physical examination revealed a large cluster of vesicles with underlying erythema and mild warmth.
This baby girl was born at 37 weeks' gestation via cesarean section, with the stomach, small bowel, proximal colon, and ovary outside the body
Lodged Spaghetti Strand
This picture shows an unusual linear white object positioned vertically at the center of the posterior pharynx of a 5-year-old girl’s throat.
The mother of this 11-month-old girl was concerned that her infant’s vagina was almost obscured by a membrane. This was noted incidentally a few days earlier.
Parameatal Urethral Cyst
A 4-year-old boy was brought for evaluation of a tiny cystic mass on the penis. The lesion was first noted a year earlier when the foreskin became retractable.
The mass protruding from the introitus of this 1-month-old girl was first noted at birth. She was born to a 26-year-old primigravida at term after an uncomplicated pregnancy and normal spontaneous delivery.
Penile Angioedema After Peanut Ingestion
A 6-year-old boy presented with a swollen penis and lip within an hour after ingesting some peanuts.
Come See Our New (Online) Baby
As Consultant For Pediatricians nears its 100th issue, this seems like a good time to reiterate the promise we made to you 9 years ago when you first started to receive this journal.
Infant With Persistent Fever and Cough, Worsening Rash
A 14-month-old girl presented with persistent fever, cough, and worsening rash of 5 days’ duration. On the first day of the illness, the infant was brought to an acute care clinic for evaluation.
Concussion in Young Athletes: Heads Up on Diagnosis and Management
The increased incidence of sports-related concussion reported nationwide has attracted much media and public attention. Most data about sports-related concussion involve professional, college, and high school level athletes
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