A 20-month-old previously healthy male presents to primary care with a history of bruising on the extremities, which are appearing without significant trauma, and a spreading pinpoint rash in his diaper creases and belly.
Brian Jenssen, MD, reflects on the unique position pediatricians are in to educate and motivate parents to protect their children from secondhand smoke, and shares results from a recent study published in Pediatrics.
Find updates about new CHOP programs dedicated to leukodystrophies and children entering foster care; Rheumatology access updates; and recent research related to concussions and distinguishing Lyme disease from septic arthritis.
A previously healthy 3-year-old boy was brought to the Emergency Department (E.D.) because of a change in mental status and diarrhea. The child was born full-term and was healthy until 6 months prior to admission, when he started to gain weight rapidly.
This month's updates for our clinical partners include information about expanded Speech-Language Pathology services in NJ; treatment for juvenile myasthenia gravis; managing cystic fibrosis care at home; thyroid exam demonstration video; CHOP CME lectures; and more.