literacyReach Out and Read is a national program whose mission is preparing the United States’ youngest children to succeed in school by partnering with health care providers to prescribe books and encourage families to read together.
Photo QuizA 17-year-old boy presented with a 2-year history of numerous asymptomatic nodules on the scrotal skin. The nodules had begun as papules and had gradually increased in size and number over time.
lipodermoidThis young patient presented with a lipodermoid, a benign subconjunctival lesion. These fatty, yellow-white choristomas usually are located near the temporal fornix.
pheochromocytomaA 12-year-old girl with no significant past medical history presented with a 1-week history of chest pain, which she described as tightening with hyperventilation.
dysplasiaA 6-year-old girl presented to a pediatric orthopedic surgeon for evaluation of a prominence below her right knee.
polypsA previously healthy 3-year-old girl presented to the emergency department (ED) with a 2-day history of bloody stools and abdominal pain.
snakeA 12-year-old girl was emergently transported emergently by helicopter to the emergency department 1 hour after having sustained a rattlesnake bite to her left foot while she had been camping in Southern California.
MRSAA 10-month-old boy presented to the emergency department (ED) with a 2-week history of painful right-sided swelling of the neck along with fever as high as 40.5°C.
CoughA 10-month-old, previously healthy, and fully immunized girl presented to our hospital with cough and respiratory distress.
ehlers danlosA 17-year-old girl presented to her pediatrician with a request for reevaluation of her numerous symptoms that she believed had been misdiagnosed as anxiety disorder and chronic fatigue syndrome.
pharyngitisA 10-year-old girl presented with a 3-day history of fever, sore throat, pain on swallowing, and headache. There was no associated cough, runny nose, or hoarseness. She had been exposed to a child with sore throat a few days ago.
rhabdomyosarcomaA 17-year-old male presented with swelling and pain in his left leg.
TineaAn 8-year-old African American girl was brought in for evaluation following a visit to an outside emergency department (ED) 5 days previously.
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