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Inborn errors of metabolism can present with a variety of nonspecific signs and symptoms. While individually rare, as a class of disorders they are not uncommon and should be recognized and treated ap
As emergency medicine providers, how can we best approach the cyanotic and non-cyanotic infant?
Hypoglycemia in pediatric patients can be described as the lupus of metabolic disorders. It can be hard to differentiate if hypoglycemia is causing symptoms or is the result of an underlying problem.
Children with risk factors for neurocutaneous melanosis should be followed closely and screened regularly.
Ocular swelling in children is a common complaint. But that doesn't mean the etiology is always common - or benign.
Knowing the differences between the pediatric and adult ECG will help you distinguish potentially life-threatening abnormalities from a normal pediatric ECG.
Flaccid paralysis of the bilateral lower extremities in infants can be the presenting feature for a variety of diseases.
Seizures account for about 1% of all ED visits for children younger than 18, and at least 5% of pediatric patients will experience a seizure by the time they are 16 years old. Treating the condition i
One of the worst flu seasons in recent years sent patients to the ED in droves. It also focused attention on oseltamivir's efficacy and safety in various populations. Is it safe for children? Adults?