Dermatologic disordersA 10-year-old African American boy presented with a chief concern of severe hyperkeratosis of the hands and feet.
peanut allergyA 10-month-old infant presented with a 3- to 4-day history of a rash on her arms, legs, and ankles bilaterally.
peanut allergyA 2½-year-old boy with no significant medical history presented to the emergency department with a 1-month history of generalized abdominal pain.
peanut allergyA 17-year-old adolescent presented to his family physician with a 9-month history of condylomata acuminata on the left side of the scrotum.
peanut allergyA boy with history of atopic dermatitis was brought to the emergency department with difficulty breathing and 4 episodes of nonmucous, non bloody vomiting.
sickle cell diseaseA 12-year-old African American girl with hemoglobin SS genotype sickle cell disease presented after having experienced 5 weeks of unrelenting abdominal pain.
hematomaA previously healthy 12-year-old girl presented to the ED with a 3-day history of worsening perineal, abdominal, and low back pain.
hematomaA 17-year-old presented to the emergency department after his mother witnessed him having a syncopal episode.
urinalysisUrine culture is the gold standard for the diagnosis of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children because of the reported suboptimal sensitivity of urinalysis.
meningitisA previously healthy 11-year-old girl presented to the emergency department (ED) with a 3-day history of headaches, intermittent fever, nausea, vomiting, and photophobia.
morpheaA Parent Asks: This year my 10-year-old son plans to go trick-or-treating with his friends without my supervision. What Halloween health hazards have been reported? What are some Halloween safety tips?
morpheaA 17-year-old presented with asymptomatic patchy skin discoloration on his back of 2 years’ duration.
syphilisDesquamation of the palms and soles, such as that seen in the two infants’ cases described here, is a known but uncommon presentation of congenital syphilis.
Erythema multiformeA 13-year-old girl presented to the pediatric urgent care clinic with concerns of headache, fever, pharyngitis, cough, and myalgia.