herpes infectionThe use of botulinum toxin type A (BOTOX) for treating wrinkles has been well publicized.
herpes infectionA 2-year-old boy was brought to the emergency department by his mother after he slipped and fell in the bathtub.
herpes infectionThis infant's mother noted the development of 2 reddish-pink firm papules on her son's forehead when he was about 1 month old.
herpes infectionTuberculosis (TB) remains one the most important infectious diseases in the world.
herpes infectionOn the morning of the day this picture was taken, this infant suddenly turned blue and stopped breathing while being fed.
herpes infectionThe skin eruption on this 2-month-old infant had been present since birth.
herpes infection<DIV id=article-content-body> <P>If you are reading this editorial, you've already seen the 2 special supplements to <EM>Consultant For Pediatricians </EM>that came wrapped with our October issue. The editors of those special issues and I hope that you'll find information in the vaccine and dermatology supplements that you can put to good use in your practice. We hope you'll find the same in our regular issue.</P></DIV>
herpes infection<DIV id=article-content-body><IMG style="MARGIN: 5px; FLOAT: left" alt="Herpes Zoster" src="/sites/default/files/transfer/0610cfpWD_thumb.jpg" width=56 height=90>Sixteen-year-old with a recurrent, painful, pruritic rash on right cheek and right eyelid. Current outbreak started 2 days earlier. The rash always appears in the same fashion and in the same location; it typically lasts a few days and resolves spontaneously.</DIV>
herpes infectionThe patient is a healthy 5-year-old boy who typically awakens 90 minutes after falling asleep.
eye infection<P><IMG style="MARGIN: 5px; FLOAT: left" alt="Orbital Abscess" src="/sites/default/files/transfer/0610cfpPCOrbitalAbscess_thumb.jpg" width=90 height=78>A 4-year-old African American boy presented with his second episode of orbital cellulitis in 9 months. William Demshok, PA-C, of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, reports that a CT scan showed an abscess in the ethmoidal sinus with extension into the left orbit that impinges on the medial rectus muscle.</P>
Diabetes Q&AFor many practitioners, teenagers with eating disorders elicit a visceral reaction.
Hereditary Childhood Disorders<P><IMG style="MARGIN: 5px; FLOAT: left" alt="Fragile X syndrome" src="/sites/default/files/transfer/0610cfpPEHereditaryDisorders1_thumb.jpg" width=56 height=90>Five different childhood hereditary disorders are described, including Fragile X syndrome, Horner syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, Down syndrome, and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.</P>
Skin DisordersThe child has orbital cellulitis, an infection with sometimes serious sequelae that involves the soft tissue of the orbit posterior to the orbital septum.
Skin DisordersA 3-month-old infant was brought for evaluation after the sudden development of a tonic-clonic seizure that involved the left upper extremity.