International Journal of Clinical Pediatrics


Itzhak Brook, MD, MSc, Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DC, USA. More...

ISSN 1927-1255 print
ISSN 1927-1263 online
Frequency: Quarterly
Journal Access: Open Access
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  • Local Cutaneous Complications After Bacille Calmette-Guerin Vaccine: Experience of a Single Center

    Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine may cause some cutaneous complications at the injection site. Although some of these are normal reactions, unexpected complications may be seen. Clinical features, treatment modalities and outcomes of these complications have not been clearly defined in literature.

  • Risks Associated With Conventional Humidifiers Adapted for High-Flow Nasal Cannula Therapy in Human Infants: Results of a Time and Motion Study

    High-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) therapy was introduced into neonatology with novel heating-humidification technology; however, the therapy is currently being applied with adapted conventional humidifiers.

  • Vascular Ring in an Infant With Cystic Fibrosis

    A vascular ring (VR) is a rare congenital anomaly that has variable clinical presentation, but may cause trachea-esophageal compressive symptoms.

  • Group B Streptococcal Meningitis: A Description of Six Case Reports

    Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is considered the leading bacterial cause of neonatal infections and meningitis is the most serious manifestation. Its clinical manifestations are usually non-specific and its signs and symptoms may be subtle, unspecific, vague, atypical or absent.

  • Retroperitoneal Arteriovenous Malformation: A Rare Cause of Pulmonary Hypertension in a Premature Infant

    ARetroperitoneal arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are rare lesions consisting of dysplastic vessels, which may produce diverse clinical features. We report a case of premature neonate born on the 29th week of gestation, who presented with heart failure, generalized edema, respiratory dyspnea and metabolic acidosis.





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Neonatal Transfusion: Uncross-Matched “O” Negative Blood From Unrelated Donors in Emergency

Blood transfusion is the most commonly practised and successful tissue transplant. Though sick newborns often require urgent blood transfusions, there is lack of access to suitable blood products, especially in emergent situations. Early recognition and vigorous treatment is the key factor in early reversal of pediatric-neonatal shock. Blood for neonatal transfusion is often issued as group O packed RBCs with compatible infant Rh type. Full Text

Acrocyanosis Presentation in Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome
Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is a clinical chronic condition characterized by chronic fatigue and orthostatic symptoms associated with postural tachycardia. Early diagnosis and intervention can prevent significant functional consequences, although it can be very difficult to recognize. Two cases of POTS were presented in this article to help clinicians identify POTS more easily.
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The Role of Renal Ultrasound in Children With Febrile Urinary Tract Infection
This study was designed to examine the capability of renal ultrasonography (US) for predicting vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) and renal scarring (RS), and to assess, using initial US, the significant urologic abnormalities that impact on management of children hospitalized with the first febrile urinary tract infection (UTI). Hospitalized children aged ≤ 2 years with the first febrile UTI were prospectively evaluated using imaging studies, including 99mTc dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA) scan, US, and voiding cystourethrography. Full Text

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Arm Swelling From Subclavian Vein Thrombosis: Factor V Leiden Mutation Abstract HTML PDF
Shawn X. Wen, Katherine N. Tom, Yousef Etoom, Jonathan P. Wong, Rosemary G. Moodie, Ibrahim Al-Hashmi, Leonardo R. Brandao, Peter D. Wong 1-3
Lemierre’s Syndrome: A Case Report of a Child With Partial Treatment of Streptococcal Pharyngitis Abstract HTML PDF
Joshua Pryor, Priya Sharma, Rachel A. Reedy 4-8
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Belly Syndrome: Challenges of a Changing Paradigm Abstract HTML PDF
Archana Priyadarshi, Murray Hinder, Nadia Badawi, Melissa Luig, Mark Tracy 9-15
Asymptomatic Bernard-Soulier Syndrome With a Novel Mutation Abstract HTML PDF
Mahmoud Galal Ahmed, Muzammil Hafeez, Anwar Khan, Mustafa El Bolkini, Niyas Parammal Ambadi, Asim Noor Rana 16-19
A Case of Probable Diclofenac-Induced Acute Meningism in a Healthy Adolescent Abstract HTML PDF
Kai Lun Tang, Yen Lin Teoh, Hunainah Khairul Anwar, Jing Ying Fong 20-23
Bone Marrow Necrosis in a Child With Sepsis-Induced Macrophage Activation Syndrome Abstract HTML PDF
Biraj Parajuli, Jeyaraj Munusamy, Arun K. Baranwal, Prashant Sharma, Muralidharan Jayashree 24-29

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