Bell palsy is a facial nerve palsy thought to be the result of a lower motor neuron lesion caused by an autoimmune response. Viral infections are commonly implicated.
This child's mother was worried that these lesions were sexually transmitted. What's your suspicion?
The mother of this 4-year-old girl was concerned that these lesions were sexually transmitted. The physician recognized them as molluscum, but was uncertain of the potential relationship of this rash to child abuse.
The mother of this 10-year-old boy insists that he has "acne," which started when the boy was a baby. More details here...
Infants and toddlers will put just about anything into their mouths. And foreign objects in the GI tracts of children and teens may not be the result of sexual abuse.
Prolonged diarrhea causes dehydration and cellular depletion in the gastrointestinal lumen. Sodium-rich liquids and functional foods help restore gut balance.
Not all patients with life-threatening dermatologic disorders are sick enough or symptomatic enough to go to the emergency department. . . some may come to your office with what may look like a relatively benign lump or bump. Yet within a few hours, such lesions can cause significant morbidity or even death.
The ophthalmologist was not able to rule abuse in or out based on his examination because of the number of retinal hemorrhages seen.
Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy is a relatively uncommon form of leukocytoclastic vasculitis. Henoch-Schönlein purpura is the primary differential diagnosis.
A young woman complained of multiple nonpruritic lesions on her forearms and hands; the lesions had appeared suddenly, 2 weeks earlier. More details here...
In this 10 minute video, Dr. Ted Rosen addresses the following questions. A brief synopsis of Dr. Rosen’s comments follows.
Transgendered and LGBTs are bullied and victimized at alarmingly high rates. How, then, to protect children and adolescents from physical harm?
Abdominal pain in children and adolescents may be due to swallowing powerful small magnets sold as toys for adults. The consequences can be deadly. Here's what you can do to detect—and prevent—this kind of injury.
A Hill-Sachs deformity is a compression injury to the posterolateral aspect of the humeral head created by the glenoid rim during dislocation.
Ataxia-telangiectasia is an autosomal recessive condition characterized by progressive cerebellar ataxia and oculocutaneous telangiectasias.