PhotoclinicA 9-year-old boy presented to a pediatric hospital for evaluation of fever, cough, and nasal congestion that had been present for 4 days.
osteomyelitisA 19-month-old girl was brought into the orthopedic clinic by her parents for a chief concern of limping on her right leg for 9 days.
Erythema NodosumA 5-year-old boy with no significant past medical history presented to the emergency department (ED) with a chief concern for bilateral lower extremity swelling and erythema of 2 days’ duration.
trichobezoarsA 17-year-old female presented with a chief concern of abdominal pain associated with multiple episodes of bilious, nonbloody vomiting.
Genetic disordersA 32-year-old gravida 1 mother delivered a girl at 40 weeks’ gestation via normal spontaneous vaginal delivery after an uncomplicated pregnancy. At birth, the neonate was noted to have micrognathia, cleft palate, pectus excavatum, and metatarsus varus.
Dermatologic disordersA 20-day-old girl presented with a rash that had been noted within 24 hours of her birth. The rash had started as “red bumps” on her arms and legs and had spread centripetally.
Infectious diseasesA 7-year-old boy presented with a 3-day history of swelling of the left gluteal region, fatigue, and high-grade fever.
breastfeedingA Parent Asks: When I had my first baby, I received a care package with infant formula samples in it, but I didn’t receive one after this birth. Why are hospitals no longer giving the free formula to new parents?
Dermatologic disordersA 17-year-old patient presented with a pigmented lesion on his left arm. He reported that the lesion had been first noted approximately 5 years ago and had slowly increased in size with time.
Dermatologic disordersA previously healthy 8-year-old girl presented to the emergency department with a 3-day history of worsening swelling, pain, and discoloration of the right thumb.
patient educationThe oral presentation has been long understood to the be one of the most effective means by which physicians communicate important patient-related information and care planning among one another.
PainTo evaluate the use of ketorolac to help distinguish between septic arthritis of the hip and transient synovitis of the hip in pediatric patients, a retrospective review was performed of the charts of 211 patients at a level I children’s hospital with possible septic hip or transient synovitis over a 3-year period.
DermatitisA mother brought in her previously health 5-month-old infant for evaluation of a rash on his head, face, neck, and trunk, including the genital area.
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