Pediatric Annals


Print ISSN: 0090-4481
Online ISSN: 1938-2359

Published for more than 40 years, Pediatric Annals is a monthly medical review journal dedicated to providing pediatricians and other clinicians with the latest practical information on the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric diseases and disorders. Each issue explores one emerging trend in pediatric medicine. Begin to explore the Journal and all of its great benefits such as:

• Columns including Firm Rounds, Healthy Baby, and Case Challenges
• 3 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM available each month
• Access to current articles, as well as several years of archived content

Cited in MEDLINE/PubMed

  • Current Issue
  • September 2014
  • Volume 43 · Issue 9
Table of Contents

What, Ebola Here?

Stanford T. Shulman, MD

Firm Rounds

A 14-Hour-Old Female Infant with Seizures and Hemorrhagic Shock

Robert Listernick, MD

Healthy Baby

Mastoiditis Mimicry: Retro-auricular Cellulitis Related to Otitis Externa

Stan L. Block, MD, FAAP

Case Challenge

A 5-Year-Old Boy with Vomiting, Abdominal Pain, and Fatigue

Demet Alaygut, MD; Suar Caki Kilic, MD

Case Challenge

A 16-Year-Old Female with Anemia and a Dropping Platelet Count

Ugoeze Otome, MD; Lisa Giordano, MD

Guest Editorial

Predictors of Childhood Obesity and Pathogenesis of Comorbidities

Michael Freemark, MD


Screening for Metabolic and Reproductive Complications in Obese Children and Adolescents

Krystal A. Irizarry, MD; Valerie Brito; Michael Freemark, MD


Screening for Hormonal, Monogenic, and Syndromic Disorders in Obese Infants and Children

Kelly Mason, MD; Laura Page, MD; Pinar Gumus Balikcioglu, MD


The Pediatrician’s Role in Community Advocacy for Childhood Obesity Prevention

Julia Wacker, MSW, MSPH; Eric Bosley, MD; Christopher Bolling, MD, FAAP


Bariatric Surgery in Obese Adolescents: Opportunities and Challenges

Halley Wasserman, MD; Thomas H. Inge, MD, PhD


A Pediatrician’s Guide to Caring for the Complex Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Graduate

Zeenia C. Billimoria, MD; Deepak Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP