DermatitisA 5-year-old girl was referred for allergy patch testing due to a facial rash of 8 months’ duration. She had no history of eczema.
PneumoniaAn 18-year-old boy presented to the emergency department (ED) with sudden-onset nausea, retrosternal chest pain, and vomiting that had been occurring more than 10 times a day for the last 4 days.
brachymetacarpia<p>A 15-year-old girl presented with her mother for a sports preparticipation physical examination. </p>
traumaA 9-year-old boy presented to the emergency department (ED) approximately 30 minutes after having sustained a penetrating trauma to the posterior soft palate.
FracturesA previously healthy 11-year-old boy presented to the emergency department with acute right eye pain and swelling.
Eczema Herpeticum<p>A 6-month-old boy with a history of atopic dermatitis presented with a 3-day history of a new rash. </p>
Meckel diverticulumA 10-week-old girl presented to the emergency department after having had several episodes of nonbloody, nonbilious emesis and irritability.
cyst<p>A 17-year-old girl with a recently discovered ovarian cyst was referred to the emergency department by her primary care provider.</p>
ObesityAdolescents with obesity are at signiﬁcant risk of developing an eating disorder, yet clinicians often fail to identify symptoms and intervene early.
cystA 3-year-old African American boy presented with a swelling behind his right ear. The swelling had been first noticed 2 months ago, and it was cystic, nonpainful, and nontender.
salicylate<p>This article reviews the pathophysiology of salicylate metabolism, the clinical and diagnostic clues of an acute overdose, and the cellular response of salicylate poisoning on various organ systems, as well as differential diagnoses and treatment approaches to toxicity in children.</p>
cyst<p>A 17-year-old boy developed a mass on the right cheek at the site of a mole that had grown slowly for a year.</p>
Systemic Lupus ErythematosusA 4-year-old Latina presented with red, indurated plaques that had been present on her cheeks and dorsal nose for 3 months.
Eczema Herpeticum<p>Reader reactions and timely answers from experts for December 2013.</p>