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It was a very busy week for the Contemporary Pediatrics team.
This week’s top articles included:
An 18-month-old girl presents with ringed scars with hyperpigmentation on the right side of her buttocks and back. What's the diagnosis?
Used to treat asthma in adolescents and adults, a clinical trial examines whether it would be effective in treating uncontrolled asthma in younger children.
Decreased lung function may be a result of a preterm delivery. Does treatment with long-acting β2 agonists (LABA) plus inhaled corticosteroids perform better than just inhaled corticosteroids to improve lung function in affected children?
For mothers who have an experience with human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine preventable outcomes such as a cervical biopsy or cancer, would this history make them more likely to have their child receive this vaccine? It may seem likely, but a new study raises questions about this belief.