OrthopedicsIn light of the AAP's April 28, 2014, clinical report on ACL injuries, test your diagnostic skills with this article on pediatric knee injuries from the PediatricsConsultant360.com archives.
Medical profession<P><IMG style="MARGIN: 5px; FLOAT: left" src="/sites/default/files/transfer/18136_thumb.JPG" width=90 height=60>In my 30-year career as a pediatrician, I’ve gotten much satisfaction from helping children and families. However, I’ve seen some things I haven’t liked. What follows is a list of things I don’t trust:</P>
Diabetes Q&ASix-month-old girl with dysmorphic appearance referred for genetic evaluation.
Diabetes Q&AThe conventional method of placing an umbilical artery catheter in neonates involves cutting the cord approximately 1 cm above the skin/cord junction.
Diabetes Q&ADuring their physical examination of this infant who had been born at term via cesarean section, Richard W. Hartmann, Jr, MD, and J. Christiane Salansky, MD, of Halifax Medical Center, Daytona Beach, Fla, found no evidence of an external anal opening
Diabetes Q&AA white ring recently developed around this lesion on the upper back of a 15-year-old boy.
Diabetes Q&AInfantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis classically presents with the gradual onset of nonbilious projectile vomiting at about the third week of life.
Orthopedics21-month-old previously healthy child is brought to the pediatrician's office because of increasingly labored breathing that began the night before.
OrthopedicsThe patient is an 8-year-old girl with a history of asthma and developmental delay.
OrthopedicsType 2 diabetes mellitus is becoming an increasing problem among children and adolescents.