June 2021

Shoulder pain following a hornet sting in a 2-year-old

June 15, 2021

A 2-year-old girl with a 36-hour history of left shoulder redness and pain. She developed a fever 24 hours prior to presentation. She was stung by a hornet on multiple areas of her left upper extremity 10 days earlier. What’s the diagnosis?

Preventing summer accidents

June 14, 2021

With the joy of summer and easing of some COVID-19 restrictions, children and families are eager to be outdoors and active. Sadly, accidents, many of which are preventable, are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children and teenagers.

Common recreational water illnesses in children

June 09, 2021

As summer approaches, many children will spend time playing in pools, water parks, lakes, rivers, and oceans. Several serious types of infections, although relatively infrequent, have been associated with recreational water activities.