Rashes and Fever
Rashes and Fever
Rashes and FeverChildren who present with rash and fever could have serious illness and require immediate intervention. The morphology of lesions among children with symptoms of serious illness offers clues to the underlying cause.
sleep in children and youths<DIV id=article-content-body> <P><STRONG>A MOTHER ASKS: <EM>“My 8–year–old son has always had trouble falling asleep. He never falls asleep before 11 PM, even on school nights. Is there anything you can prescribe so he can get to sleep earlier?”</EM></STRONG></P></DIV>
TicksThe following cases review the current diagnostic challenges associated with pediatric tuberculosis (TB) and the recommended anti-TB treatment protocol.
Ticks<P><IMG style="MARGIN: 5px; FLOAT: left" alt="Fish Tapeworm" src="/sites/default/files/transfer/0908cfpPCTapewormA_thumb.jpg" width=90 height=65>A 15-year-old boy presented with a “string” protruding about 5 cm from his anus. He had had abdominal cramping that morning, prompting a bowel movement. After the stool, he passed a meter-long object that broke into the toilet. He attempted to remove the remaining “string,” but pulling on it induced left lower quadrant abdominal pain</P>
Ticks<DIV id=article-content-body> <P><IMG style="MARGIN: 5px; FLOAT: left" alt="erythema toxicum" src="/sites/default/files/transfer/0908cfpPCblereau_thumb.jpg" width=77 height=90>Erythematous pustules and papules with some coalescence developed on the anterior trunk and to a lesser degree on the face and extremities of a newborn boy the day after birth. The baby was born at full term after an uncomplicated pregnancy and delivery.</P></DIV>