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  |  Quarterly  |  Open Access  |  Aims and Scope

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  • Neonatal Blues: Cyanosis and Failure to Thrive in a Newborn

    Congenital heart disease is a spectrum of structural anatomic defects, and clinical manifestations arise from a combination of fixed anatomy and dynamic physiologic processes.

  • Recurrent Bilateral Pleural and Pericardial Effusions due to Tuberculosis in a Child With Doose Syndrome

    Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the 10 causes of death worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) in the 2020 Global Tuberculosis Report, 12% of all infected people correspond to children.

  • Challenges in Differentiating Between Solitary Rectal Ulcer Syndrome and Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the Pediatric Population

    Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome (SRUS) is a benign rectal disease that is rare in pediatric populations due to its underdiagnosis and misdiagnosis in children. It is often misdiagnosed as malignancy, Crohn’s disease, and ulcerative colitis due to its wide and varying clinical presentations.

  • Elevated Lipase Associated With COVID-19 Possibly due to Acute Pancreatitis in a Pediatric Patient: A Case Report

    As the global pandemic of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) advances, the challenge of understanding its wide spectrum of symptoms and sequelae continues to be a priority in the medical world. There are not many case reports on the atypical presenting features of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), especially in the pediatric population.

  • Impact of Oxygen Delivery Patterns on Arterial Oxygen Saturation Among Children

    Adequate oxygenation to treat hypoxia by suitable oxygen delivery pattern is the essence of pediatric critical care medicine. Monitoring oxygen saturation (SpO2) is thus essential in order to decide course of treatment.





Key Clinical Image


Monkeypox Infection in Children
Human monkeypox (MPX) is a zoonotic orthopoxvirus infection similar to smallpox. The current worldwide outbreak of MPX is mainly associated with ongoing transmission within the community of men who have sex with men and cases in children are rare. Full Text

A Hibernoma of the Neck Complicated With an Abscess
A hibernoma is a rare benign soft tissue tumor which may occur in the whole body. In the head and neck region, it occurs only sporadically and is difficult to distinguish clinically and on imaging from malignant tumors. It typically presents as a slow-growing, mobile, non-sensitive mass.
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Featured Article


The Management of Influenza Virus-Induced Plastic Bronchitis in Pediatric Patients
Although the incidence is very rare, plastic bronchitis (PB) could be a serious comorbid disease of virus infection in children, especially in those who have a history of bronchial asthma. We have recently experienced an influenza virus-induced PB who was successfully treated by endoscopic intervention under multidisciplinary approach in our institution. Full Text

Current Issue

Vol. 12, No. 1, May 2023

Table of Contents


Current Challenges in Managing and Preventing During Armed Conflicts and Humanitarian Emergencies Abstract HTML PDF
Itzhak Brook 1-2

Original Article

Parental Perceptions Regarding Prescription Opioid Use for Pain Control in Children Following Orthopedic Surgery Abstract HTML PDF
Shelby Cornelius, Julie Rice-Weimer, Emmanuel Alalade, Joseph D. Tobias 3-10

Case Report

Methylene Blue Infiltration During Intraoperative Anesthetic Care Abstract HTML PDF
Sidhant Kalsotra, Katherine Staker, Renee Heng, Joseph D. Tobias 11-14
Foot Drop Following Epidural Catheter Placement for Postoperative Analgesia Following Lower Extremity Orthopedic Surgery in an Adolescent: Investigation and Etiology Abstract HTML PDF
Amr Elhamrawy, Joseph D. Tobias, Giorgio Veneziano 15-21
Popliteal Artery Injury and Loss of Limb After Intraosseous Needle Placement During Resuscitation Abstract HTML PDF
Islam Elmitwalli, Craig Smith, Joseph D. Tobias 22-27

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