International Journal of Clinical Pediatrics


Editor-in-Chief: Itzhak Brook, MD, MSc, Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DC, USA
ISSN 1927-1255 print
ISSN 1927-1263 online
Frequency: Quarterly
Journal Access: Open Access
Journal scope: International Journal of Clinical Pediatrics is a peer-reviewed, open access journal, publishing original contributions describing basic research and clinical investigation of pediatrics, on the diagnosis, therapy and prognosis aspects.
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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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Original Article

Bowel Movement Patterns and Constipation Prevalence in School Children of South Jordan Abstract HTML PDF
Eyad Altamimi, Mohammad Al-Safadi 47-50
Klebsiella pneumoniae Nosocomial Infection in an African Pediatrics Health Center: Case of Campus-Teaching Hospital in Togo Abstract HTML PDF
Nadiedjoa Kokou Douti, Mawouto Fiawoo, Mounerou Salou, Kossi Mawududzi Senagbe, Manani Hemou, Essi Ememe Sanni, Dzayisse Yawo Atakouma, Bakoe Bakonde, Mireille Prince-David 51-54

Case Report

Neonatal Withdrawal Following in Utero Exposure to Kratom Abstract HTML PDF
Emma Nellhaus, Lacey Andrews, Jessica Haas, David Miskell, Kenneth Kurek, Zachary Hansen, Todd H. Davies 55-58
Scurvy: A Case Report on a Child With Autism Abstract HTML PDF
Pei Pei Lim, Bahadun Juanna 59-62
A Molecular Study of Solid Pseudopapillary Neoplasm of the Pancreas in a Pediatric Patient Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1
Vera Lucia Antunes Chagas, Marlon Dias Mariano Santos, Juliana de Saldanha da Gama Fischer, Bruna dos Santos Paiva Ribeiro, Fernando Colonna Rosman, Paulo Costa Carvalho, Danielle FornyForny, Maria da Gloria da Costa Carvalho 63-68
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