Neurologic disordersBell palsy, or idiopathic facial paralysis, is the most common cause of unilateral facial paralysis.
Oral Lesions<p><img src="/sites/default/files/transfer/1112CFP_PC_Lichen_thumb.jpg" alt="Oral Lichen Planus" width="90" height="74" style="float: left; margin: 5px;">For 5 days, a 19-year-old boy had nasal congestion, dry and itchy eyes, edematous lips, nausea, and sore throat. His medical history was significant for meningitis in infancy, herpes simplex virus (HSV) gingivostomatitis, and a tooth extraction about 2 weeks earlier.</p>
childhood obesity<p><img src="/sites/default/files/transfer/1112CFP_PC_Popsicle_thumb.jpg" alt="popsicle panniculitis" width="90" height="68" style="float: left; margin: 5px;">The parents of a 9-month-old boy were concerned about the enlarging areas of reddish discoloration on his cheeks.</p>
childhood obesity<P><SPAN>A </SPAN>lack of understanding of the varying manifestations and possible comorbidities of eating disorders and obesity may lead to a disproportionate focus on the balance between calories in and calories out. What follows is a brief review of the complexity of problems that may coexist with overweight and obesity in both children and teens.</P>
NutritionA 13-month-old girl had a yellowish coloring of her skin for the past 4 months. There was no history of fever, vomiting, or tea-colored urine. Her developmental milestones were normal. Her diet consisted of whole milk and a variety of commercial baby foods.
Pneumonia<P><IMG style="MARGIN: 5px; FLOAT: left" alt="Necrotizing pneumonia" src="/sites/default/files/transfer/1112CFP_IDAFig2_thumb.jpg" width=90 height=68>A 3-year-old Hispanic boy with up-to-date immunization status and no significant medical history had fever, cough, right upper quadrant abdominal pain, vomiting, and shortness of breath for the past 5 days. He had received 4 doses of the heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) before July 2009, the date of presentation.</P>
Eczema<p><img src="/sites/default/files/transfer/1112CFP_DC_IndexFg_thumb.jpg" width="90" height="60" style="margin: 5px; float: left;">A 15-year-old boy presents with a sudden flare of his eczema on his torso. He has a fever and reports that his skin is “burning.”</p>
infantile hemangioma treatment<P><EM>A few pediatricians wrote to us about Dr Robert P. Blereau’s Photoclinic item titled “Deep (Cavernous) Hemangioma” (CONSULTANT FOR PEDIATRICIANS, September 2011, page 326). They wanted to know whether the lesion had been treated with propranolol. </EM></P>