Facial Nerve Palsy in a Female Teenager
September 13, 2012
A 14-year-old female presented with a 1-week history of right-sided facial numbness. Ear pain on the affected side was the first symptom and was followed by progressive paresthesia. She was otherwise asymptomatic.
February 3, 2012
A 17-year-old girl being treated for mild acne, anxiety, and depression, presented with an ankle “bruise” related to an injury sustained 2 years earlier. Symptoms resolved with treatment, but the hyperpigmentation persisted.
In part 2 of this 2-part article, Drs Peter J. Taub and Paul Pierce discuss strategies to prevent skull deformation and treatment of infants with nonsynostotic plagiocephaly… Read More
A female infant born at 29 weeks' gestation after premature membrane rupture was admitted to the neonatal ICU in respiratory distress. Delivery was complicated by maternal fever and meconium-stained amniotic fluid… Read More
That’s the question we put to Dr John Harrington of Eastern Virginia Medical School and Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters and Dr Michael Paul and Rena Vanzo of Lineagen—provider of a new genetic testing… Read More
When rationalizing random acts of violence, it is important to consider the path leading up to the tragic event and be wary of current opinions propagated in the media. Is it mental illness or moral depravity—both?… Read More
April 1, 2006
These pinpoint pustules, some with excoriations, and surrounding erythema appeared on the posterior trunk (A) and outer arms (B) of a 15-year-old boy after he had wrapped his upper body in a wool blanket. These lesions were occasionally pruritic, especially on the arms, where most of the... More »
March 31, 2006
An otherwise healthy 10-month-old boy was brought to an allergy clinic for evaluation of atopic dermatitis and... More »
March 1, 2006
This day-old, macular, blanching, nonpruritic rash had developed in the right axilla and on the right arm and right side of the trunk of a 3 1/2-year-old boy. He was otherwise asymptomatic. Other physical examination findings were unremarkable. More »
February 1, 2006
An otherwise healthy 11-month-old infant had
had an intermittent, nonpruritic rash for most
of his life. The lesions recurred mainly on
the extremities and trunk without a particular
trigger. Applications of 1% hydrocortisone
cream were only partially beneficial. The joints and nails
were not... More »
October 1, 2005
A 2-year-old boy was brought for evaluation of a rash and fever of 2 days' duration. He had atopic dermatitis since 6 months of age that was partially controlled with low-potency topical corticosteroids and emollients. His father reported that recently the facial dermatitis had worsened, with... More »
October 1, 2005
A 3-year-old boy presented with a pruritic perianal rash, rectal pain, and constipation of 3 weeks' duration. The child had initially been treated for pinworms by one of his caregivers. More »
May 1, 2005
The mother of this 3-month-old girl was concerned about her baby's diffuse, gradual loss of scalp hair. The infant was otherwise healthy and was feeding normally. More »
April 1, 2005
THE CASE: A 3-year-old boy is brought to the office by his mother. The previous evening, she had noticed a single large red spot on the back of his thigh. This morning, his whole body was covered with a similar rash, and he had a temperature of 38.8°C (102°F). The mother administered 1 dose of... More »
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Making a Better Place to Live For Children With Autism
April 12, 2011
West Virginia (the state in which I practice) was not one of the 10 best places to live if you have autism, according to this year’s survey from Autism Speaks. Although thanks to a piece of legislation enacted this month, it is now a better place to live if you have autism. Your state can become better too.
Antibullying Efforts: What You Can Do
March 16, 2011
In a conference last week, President Obama announced a new Web site http://stopbullying.gov to help raise awareness about the issue. This is part of an effort to encourage cooperation between government agencies and educators to protect children from bullying based on race, ethnicity, disability, or sexuality. Are you an advocate for prevention? Share your antibullying efforts with colleagues.
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