Vol 37 No 8

Bully bullae in a toddler spreads across the body

August 17, 2020

You are asked to evaluate a healthy 19-month-old boy with a history of recurrent blisters on his arms and legs for over a year that have now spread to his face. The blisters scab over quickly, ulcerate, and heal with post-inflammatory pigmentary changes. What's the diagnosis?

A fever, liver abnormalities, and pancytopenia

August 13, 2020

A previously healthy 5-week-old former term newborn male presented to the emergency department with the chief complaint of fever ranging from 101-104°F for 2 days. He also had been fussy and not been eating well. The infant remained febrile despite his mother’s administration of Infant Tylenol every 4 hours at home. His mother denied any cough, rhinorrhea, bleeding or bruising, diarrhea, vomiting, and reported stool and urine had been normal. What's the diagnosis?

Safe return to school: Part 2

August 19, 2020

As fall approaches, one of the biggest questions is: Can children return to school and be in classroom environments that assure health and well-being for all? Here's how practitioners can help.