Pediatrics Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • A Boy With Frequent Diarrhea: IBS or IBD? Does this 10-year-old boy have inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, or possibly both?
  • A 4-Year-Old Girl in Significant Distress A 4-year-old girl develops a swollen leg after admission to the hospital after presenting with frequent urination, excessive thirst, and new-onset enuresis. Can you solve this unusual case?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Common Nutritional Deficiencies As many as one third of certain US population groups have nutritional deficiencies, and malnutrition remains a significant worldwide concern. Test yourself on common deficiencies with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Vitamins From supplementation use to conditions associated with deficiencies, are you familiar with key aspects and best practices associated with vitamins? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • A 2-Year-Old-Boy With an Alarming Facial Rash A 2-year-old boy presents with fever and malaise that started 4 days earlier. What's the diagnosis?
  • The Many Forms of HPV: Recognition and Management Through a series of short cases, Dr Gordon Sun addresses the recognition and early assessment of patients with suspected HPV-related disease and cancers.
  • Vomiting in Infancy: Is It FPIES? Food protein-induced enterocolitis is more common than once believed. Do you know the signs and symptoms?
  • A 6-Year-Old With Excessive Fidgeting: USMLE Question A 6-year-old boy is brought to the office by his mother due to his constantly fidgeting and imitating her. What is the cause?
  • A Girl Whose Eyes Appear White in Photos Photographs of this 6-year-old girl show 'white eyes' that concern her parents. What is your diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Spinal Muscular Atrophy Diagnosis Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is an autosomal-recessive disorder that causes progressive muscle weakness. Test your familiarity with SMA types and diagnosis with this quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Kugelberg Welander Spinal Muscular Atrophy Kugelberg Welander spinal muscular atrophy is a rare, inherited, pediatric lower motor neuron disorder. How much do you know about Kugelberg Welander SMA? Test your knowledge with our short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Syncope Although most causes of syncope are benign, this symptom presages a life-threatening event in some patients. Are you familiar with key aspects? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • The Baby With a Swollen Eyelid An 8-month-old girl's eye swelling appears to be getting worse when she presents at your clinic. Can you diagnose the problem?
  • A 5-Week-Old Boy With Vomiting: USMLE Question A 5-week-old infant boy is brought to the emergency department because of worsening nonbilious projectile vomiting over the past week. What laboratory finding is most likely?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Common Rashes Many symptoms of rashes overlap, but identifiable factors for each condition help with diagnosis and treatment. How much do you know about common rashes? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Inherited Conditions Many disorders and conditions can be traced to parents and grandparents. Are you familiar with key aspects of common familially inherited conditions? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Case Challenge: The Many Variations of Snoring Snoring is common and potentially miserable for the patient and loved ones. These four cases illustrate the latest guidelines on evaluation and management.
  • A 28-Year-Old Man With Wheezing: USMLE Question A thin 28-year-old man presents with wheezing, airway obstruction, and elevated chloride levels. What complication is he likely to develop?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Otitis Externa Although otitis externa rarely causes serious complications, the infection is responsible for acute morbidity. Prompt diagnosis and therapy cures most cases. Test yourself with our quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Otitis Media Annually, otitis media is responsible for nearly 20 million office visits. Do you know how best to approach this incredibly common condition? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.