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Review emphasizes careful surveillance in the diagnosis of dermatologic infections

November 22, 2014

NEW YORK — Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD, chief of pediatric and adolescent dermatology at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, outlined a series of case studies intended to test attendees' diagnostic skills in addressing common and uncommon entities in pediatric dermatology.

In this session, Eichenfield highlighted a range of unusual causes for pediatric “rashes” including measles, herpes variants, onychomadesis, atypical Coxsackievirus and even Chingunya, in which a rash is accompanied by sudden high fever, joint paint and swelling and blisters.

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Palivizumab prophylaxis for RSV requires more definitive data

November 22, 2014
NEW YORK — In light of the AAP’s recent recommendations on palivizumab for treatment of respiratory syncytial virus, benefits and disadvantages of the…
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Early doxycycline treatment needed to address tick-borne rickettsial disease

November 22, 2014
NEW YORK — Gordon E. Schutze, MD, professor of pediatrics and retrovirology at the Baylor College of Medicine, discusses treatment for the range of lesser-known…

CDC: Respiratory illness reports rising, enterovirus D68 cases decline

November 21, 2014
While many states are experiencing reductions in the number of new enterovirus D68-associated illnesses, the CDC recently has received data indicating that some states…
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Supraventricular Tachycardia in Infancy and Childhood

Pediatric Annals, November 2014, Volume 43 Issue 11
Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is the most common arrhythmia in the pediatric population. Despite its commonality…
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Updates in Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: What New Guidelines Mean to Your Practice

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) accounts for 5% to 15% of patients diagnosed with JIA and is the most…
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Early doxycycline treatment needed to address tick-borne rickettsial disease

November 22, 2014
NEW YORK — Gordon E. Schutze, MD, professor of pediatrics and retrovirology at the Baylor College of
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