eye disorders<p><img src="/sites/default/files/transfer/0801cfpDCindex_thumb.jpg" alt="Trachyonychia" width="90" height="63" style="margin: 5px; float: left;">The mother of this school-aged girl is concerned that her child has a fungal infection in her fingernails and that the nails are destroyed forever. Your examination reveals that all 20 of her nail plates are affected similarly. Is the mother correct?</p>
eye disordersThe new guidelines emphasize that asthma is a variable disease, with symptoms that change over time in any one patient and with differences among patients and age groups.
peanut allergyThe chest radiographs (Figure 1) of a 9-year-old child reflect the classic findings of a particular disease. Among other findings, the size of the patient's heart is_____?
peanut allergy<P><IMG style="MARGIN: 5px; FLOAT: left" src="/sites/default/files/transfer/0801cfpPCPLEVAcloseup_thumb.jpg" width=90 height=64>A 10-year-old boy presented with a persistent rash that began several months earlier as recurrent crops of papules and a few vesicles with crusting. Varicella was initially diagnosed, and the patient was treated unsuccessfully with over-the-counter drying lotions. The patient denied systemic symptoms and pruritus and was in his usual state of health otherwise. Review of systems, family history, and social history were unremarkable. There was no history of travel or new exposures during this period.</P>
peanut allergyWith the banning of peanut butter and jelly from some school cafeterias, peanut allergies have become a popular topic in the media and the public.
GI Disorders<P><IMG style="MARGIN: 5px; FLOAT: left" alt="Appendicitis With Intestinal Malrotation" src="/sites/default/files/transfer/0801cfpPCAppC_thumb.jpg" width=90 height=69>An 11-year-old girl was brought to the emergency department (ED) after 3 days of intermittent, dull, nonradiating left lower abdominal pain. She also had 3 episodes of nonbloody, nonbilious emesis in the 2 days before presentation. Three days earlier, the patient had been vaccinated against influenza and varicella by her pediatrician.</P>