Episodes of recurrent head deviation to one side followed by irritability affect this infant, lasting for days. Migraine headaches affect mother and aunt. Is there a clue in the history?
Frontal headaches of a month’s duration trouble this 14-year-old girl. The pain is dull and worsens with Valsava’s maneuver.. She has gained weight recently, and shows papilledema.
A 14-year-old girl presents with near constant frontal headaches of a month’s duration. The pain is dull and worsens with Valsava’s maneuver. Her parents say she is she is irritable and moody. She also has recently gained a significant amount of weight. Eye examination reveals papilledema. CT imaging of her brain is normal
Intense bilateral frontal headache accompanied by severe retching followed by frequent bouts of emesis despite a normal neurological exam. What is going on in this 10-year-old?
Persistent cough and bronchitis are common, and normal, among children. Here are some home treatments I have recommended.
Gradual alterations in all 20 nails prompted this teenager to seek care. He had no associated symptoms. He had not experienced hair loss, nor any other cutaneous or scalp lesions.
A pigmented lesion present since birth prompted the parents of this 3-year-old to seek medical care. They noted recent changes: the development of “bumps” in a formerly “flat” lesion.
Low muscle tone, delayed motor milestones, and failure to gain weight. The mother was 38 at the time of delivery, but nothing else is noteworthy about this 9-month-old.
A mother presented to the ED with her 3-year-old child asking about an URI and an incidental wound around the child’s neck. She said that the child got tangled in a dog leash.
A mother presented to the ED with her 3-year-old child asking about an upper respiratory infection and an incidental wound around the child’s neck.
This 4-year-old boy returned home after a day at a small private daycare with a bite mark on his forearm.
Parainfluenza virus is the most common cause of croup, while bronchiolitis is usually caused by respiratory syncytial virus. Read about diagnosis and treatment of these conditions.
This child presented with persistent fever, cough, and worsening rash of 5 days’ duration. The rash had spread to the neck, chest, back, and arms. What does this look like to you?