Congenital injuryA 13-year-old boy presented with an explosive eruption of numerous, small, round, erythematous, itchy plaques on his lower back and lower limbs of 2 weeks' duration (A).
Bowel obstructionA 14-year-old girl presented with concerns about a "deformed" right shoulder.
Hair DisordersDr Leung describes 6 patients with different types of childhood alopecia, including pathysiologic shedding of newborn hair, ophiasis, seborrheic dermatitis, alopecia areata, trichotillomania, and frictional alopecia.
Bowel obstructionThis lesion has developed over the past 6 months on a 6-year-old's nose. It measures 3 mm and is reddish brown with a regular border.
congenital lesionsThe irides of a legally blind 19-year-old woman had been absent since birth.
- Fever is one of the most common symptoms for which children are brought to the emergency department.
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Bowel obstructionThe patient is a female neonate who weighed 2210 g at birth.