LesionA 5-year-old African American girl presented with a skin lesion on the dorsum of her left foot.
ScabiesA 6-week-old girl was brought to the office for evaluation of a rash. The mother reported that the infant also had been fussy and had not been eating well, but had had no fever and was otherwise fine.
lumbarA 20-month-old boy presented with difficulty walking and an abnormal gait secondary to reported back pain. The pain had gradually worsened over the previous 2 months and was relieved temporarily with naloxone and bed rest.
transient pigmentary linesA 5-week-old African American girl presented for her 2-week well-child visit. She had been born at 35 weeks’ gestation to a mother who was HIV-positive but who took no antiretroviral medications during pregnancy.
Foreign BodyA 10-year-old girl with moderate bilateral sensorineural hearing loss was seen in the otorhinolaryngology clinic for a follow-up visit. She wore her hearing aids regularly, both in school and at home.
myositisA previously healthy 8-year-old boy presented after having injured his left arm while playing football 2 weeks prior. Radiographs obtained at that time showed no fractures.
CRPSA 10-year-old girl presented with a 3-month history of right knee pain and difficulty walking after her pet German shepherd bumped her leg. She also complained of a 2-week history of hair growth below her right knee.
Gender DisparitiesIn 2012, there were approximately 67 million working women in the United States, making up 57% of the general workforce in professional occupations.
TuberculosisThe mother of an 18-month-old African American boy brought him to the emergency department with a chief concern of a swollen right shoulder.
candidal intestinitisAn 8-year-old boy who had undergone an orthotopic heart transplant at 2 years of age for dilated cardiomyopathy, and who was on chronic immunosuppression with tacrolimus, received a diagnosis of acute Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection.
WartsAn 8-year-old boy presented with flesh-colored lesions of 3 years’ duration in the perioral area. He had a habit of lip licking.
Hospital MedicineMy daughter has been hospitalized with a serious illness that will require many invasive procedures. It was suggested that child life services be involved in her care. What can a child life specialist do for my daughter?
tuberous sclerosisAn 11-year-old girl presented to our clinic with history of patches of light-colored skin on her abdomen.
congenital abnormalitiesThe presence of ambiguous genitalia is an endocrine and social emergency that requires the efficient determination the sex of the infant and the underlying cause.