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Images in Clinical Medicine: Acrodermatitis Enteropathica
A recent case of a 9-year-old boy diagnosed with acrodermatitis enteropathica reinforces the critical role of regular monitoring and dose adjustment of zinc supplementation in pediatric patients, particularly during periods of rapid growth.
Dermatology November 15th 2023
A Guide to Genetic Testing in Pediatric Epilepsy
With an estimated 30% to 40% of unexplained epilepsy cases having a genetic etiology, the newest tools offer the potential for timely, accurate diagnoses, resulting in personalized care that can improve outcomes and enhance quality of life.
Neurology November 14th 2023
FDA Issues Alert on Wrong COVID Vaccine Doses for Children
The FDA has issued an alert to healthcare providers to ensure the correct volume of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is withdrawn from the vial for children aged six months to 11 years. This comes amid reports of double doses being administered to children, emphasizing the importance of precise dosage in vaccine administration.
Family Medicine/General Practice November 8th 2023
Treatment with SSRIs During Puberty Impacts Height
Recent findings indicate a significant association between SSRI use in children and delayed puberty, with an odds ratio of 1.44. This underscores the importance of considering potential developmental impacts when prescribing these medications.
Pediatrics November 7th 2023
Images in Clinical Medicine: Mycoplasma-Induced Rash and Mucositis
This case underscores the importance of considering Mycoplasma pneumoniae in differential diagnoses when patients present with symptoms such as painful lip crusting, oral ulcers, rash, and genital pain. Early diagnosis can lead to timely treatment and favorable prognosis.
Dermatology November 2nd 2023