The mother of a 4-year old girl complained that the child had been "pulling at her bottom" for several weeks, presumably imitating her younger brother. Visual inspection of the area revealed the real problem.
A baby boy born after normal vaginal delivery at 36 weeks’ gestation was noted to have a distinct abdominal wall lesion. Apgar scores were 8 and 9 at 1 and 5 minutes, respectively.
A 7-year-old boy was brought for evaluation of a rash on the chin that had appeared 2 weeks earlier. It was slightly itchy. The mother had applied a topical corticosteroid for a few days but then stopped because of worsening of the lesion.
Despite curettage several months earlier, the facial rash on this 4-year-old boy had spread across both cheeks and was now mildly pruritic.
A 10-year-old boy injured his left elbow during football practice. He subsequently had pain with normal range of motion of the elbow.
This erythematous, blanching papular rash developed on the trunk of a 20-month-old boy 3 days after he became ill with a low-grade fever (temperature of 38.3ºC [101ºF]) and mild upper respiratory tract infection symptoms.
The bump on this 5-year-old girl's left wrist had been gradually enlarging. The child could not remember how long it had been present.
For 2 weeks, this 13-year-old girl felt tired and achy. She had persistent fevers (temperature up to 38.8°C [102°F]) and an erythematous facial rash above her eyebrows that extended to her cheeks and nasal bridge and spared the nasolabial folds.
The family of a 3-year-old girl was concerned about a painful lump in her right palm that they suspected was the result of a spider bite.
A 4-year-old boy was referred for evaluation of refractory eczema that first appeared at 1 month of age.