Photo EssayFor 2 days, a 4-year-old girl had complained of discomfort and a yellow discharge from the left eye.
Medical professionAfter falling down a flight of stairs, a toddler was diagnosed with a growth plate fracture in his ankle.
Medical professionThis 18-year-old girl had been taking divalproex for seizure disorder for 2 years.
Case In PointBladder knots following transurethral catheterization occur almost exclusively in young boys who have been catheterized with a feeding tube.
Medical professionA 12-year-old boy from Pakistan presented with weakness, night sweats, anorexia, and chronic cough of 2 months' duration.
Medical profession<DIV id=article-content-body> <P>This past February, I wrote an editorial for this journal called "Skeptical Sentiments."<SUP>1</SUP> In that essay, I mentioned the satisfaction I had derived from helping children and families during my 30-year career as a pediatrician. I also listed a series of things and situations I have learned to distrust. Chief among them were:</P> <P>• Doctors who refer to a baby or child as "it."</P> <P>• Parents who say they "go outside to smoke" during Michigan winters.</P></DIV>
Medical professionAn 8-year-old boy was brought to the emergency department with fever, bloody and mucous diarrhea, and abdominal pain.
Developmental DelayInfants and toddlers will put just about anything into their mouths.
Developmental DelaySix-year-old East Indian boy delivered by normal spontaneous vaginal delivery to a para 3, gravida 2, 42-year-old mother following uncomplicated, full-term pregnancy.
PhotoclinicA 27-month-old boy is brought by his mother to the emergency department with a 1-day history of sluggish behavior and unsteady gait.
infectionSchizencephaly can be unilateral or bilateral and may present as an isolated malformation or be associated with other brain abnormalities.
infectionA solitary mastocytoma is the most common cutaneous mastocytoses in children. Most cases resolve on their own, but a skin biopsy may be necessary in atypical cases.
infectionFor several months, a 12-year-old boy has been bothered by intermittent pruritus of the feet.
Infectious DiseaseMusculoskeletal infections in children encompass a broad spectrum of entities that vary greatly in severity and complexity.
Chest painChest pain in children evokes anxiety in patients and their parents—and prompts frequent visits to the pediatrician's office, urgent care facility, or emergency department.
dermatophyte infectionsRight lower leg pain prompted a 15-year-old boy to seek medical attention.