A 9-month-old, full-term boy was brought to our pediatric clinic by his parents for his well-child check-up. The infant was noted to be afebrile and growing well, with a weight in the 52nd percentile and a length in the 95th percentile.
A 14-year-old boy presented to the clinic with a sore throat, which was diagnosed as streptococcal pharyngitis and treated appropriately. However, he was also concerned about a bump on his left elbow that had been enlarging over the past year and had caused limited rotation of his forearm.
A 5-year-old girl had an irregular, oval, dimpled lesion overlying the 4th lumbar vertebrae.
Body mass index growth charts specific for children with Down syndrome may need revising, a new study hints.