Skin DisordersA 17-year-old Haitian girl who was visiting Florida presented to the emergency department after she experienced pain and a change in vision in her left eye.
Oral LesionsA 3-year-old boy with high fever, malaise, anorexia, and drooling of 3 days' duration was brought to the emergency department (ED).
Dermatologic disordersA 14-year-old girl came to the office with severe hip pain, which occurred after she attempted a cheerleading maneuver on a trampoline.
Dermatologic disordersA 14-year-old Hispanic boy presented with bilateral nodular lesions on the dorsal aspect of his tongue.
Dermatologic disordersA 6-month-old infant was brought to the emergency department with a 2-day history of increasing redness and swelling of the cheek.
Dermatologic disordersThis young child presented with an inflammatory plaque that was intensely "itchy and burny."
Dermatologic disorders<P><STRONG><IMG style="MARGIN: 5px; FLOAT: left" alt="Rhus dermatitis" src="/sites/default/files/transfer/0611cfpPFindex_thumb.jpg" width=90 height=78>THE CASE: </STRONG>A 4-year-old girl presents with a highly pruritic rash. The day before, she had been playing outdoors at her grandmother's house. No pets were present, and the patient does not recall being stung or bitten by insects. There are bushes on the grandmother's property.</P>
Sudden Cardiac DeathA 9-year-old Hispanic boy, previously in good health, was admitted for evaluation of chronic right cervical adenopathy.
skullHead shape abnormalities in newborns may result from molding, positional deformational plagiocephaly,or craniosynostosis.
poor feedingA 14-year-old girl was referred for evaluation of a several-year history of growth failure, chronic abdominal pain, and intermittent emesis.
poor feedingA 13-year-old Hispanic boy presented to emergency department with a 1-day history of red eyes.
poor feedingTen-day-old boy born vaginally at 37 weeks breech without complications. Has history of poor feeding with vomiting and has lost weight since birth.
Sudden Cardiac Death<DIV id=article-content-body> <P>Your last appointment of the day is with a 16-year-old boy who needs medical clearance to participate on the school basketball team. You have read about young athletes who die suddenly on the field. Is there anything you should do in addition to a history and physical examination to assure yourself that it is safe for your patient to play sports?</P></DIV>