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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  • Evaluation of Echocardiography as a Marker of Cardiovascular Risk in Obese Children and Adolescents

    Childhood obesity is a global epidemic and its prevalence has increased from the early 1970s to the 1990s. The objective of the study was to compare the echocardiographic parameters of left ventricular (LV) geometry between obese and non-obese children.

  • 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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Uses of Personalised Medicine in Current Pediatrics

The development of personalized medicine (PM) has shifted medicine from “one size fits all” principle to tailoring treatment to patients’ characteristics to get the intended benefits in a faster time with the least possible harm. In the early days whenever a patient is diagnosed with a certain disease, a known first-line medicine will be prescribed. Full Text

Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis and Ovarian Teratoma: A Case Report
Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (anti-NMDAR) encephalitis is often associated with ovarian teratomas in young women. However, children are less likely to develop this condition. We herein report a very rare case of anti-NMDAR encephalitis and an ovarian teratoma in a young girl.
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Clinical and Laboratory Characteristics of Herpes Simplex Encephalitis in Children in Qena Governorate
Herpes encephalitis in children entails a significant risk of mortality and morbidity. The diagnosis of herpes simplex virus (HSV) encephalitis has been markedly facilitated by the availability of assays that amplify viral DNA to detectable levels by using polymerase chain reaction (PCR). This study aimed to obtain the incidence of HSV encephalitis in Qena Governorate, Egypt, to highlight the role of different investigation studies in diagnosis and prognosis of herpetic encephalitis and to highlight the role of PCR in detection of HSV. Full Text

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Clinical and Laboratory Characteristics of Herpes Simplex Encephalitis in Children in Qena Governorate Abstract HTML PDF
Eman M. Salah Eldin, Sanaa Shaker Aly, Zainab M.Mohey El-Deen, Ahmed E. Ahmed, Ismail Lotfy Mohamad 1-7
Lebanese Registry in the Management of Antibiotic Associated Diarrhea in Children: Observational Study in Daily Practice Abstract HTML PDF
Elie Choueiry, Raymond Kamel, Hilda Chacar, Pierre Mouawad, Robert Sacy 8-19

Case Report

Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis and Ovarian Teratoma: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Sonoko Kubota, Tatsuo Fuchigami, Emiko Momoki, Reina Hoshi, Takeshi Furuya, Yoshiaki Kusumi, Wakako Ishii, Yuki Kawamura, Yukihiko Fujita, Shori Takahashi 20-23
Incomplete Treatment of Neonatal Pneumonia Causing Giant Pneumatocele in a 45-Day Infant Abstract HTML PDF
Elie Choueiry, Sandy Diab, Carla El Haber, Paul Henry Torbey, Zaki Ghorayeb, Bernard Gerbaka 24-27
A Patient With Focal Dermal Hypoplasia Syndrome and Renal Involvement due to a Novel Mutation in the PORCN Gene Abstract HTML PDF
Luis E. Becerra-Solano, Liliana Chacon, Dinorah Morales-Mata, Efrain Monroy-Marquez, Eunice Lopez-Munoz, Jose E. Garcia-Ortiz 28-32
Ehrlichiosis: A Child With a Maculopapular Rash on His Trunk Abstract HTML PDF
Krishna Gollamudi, Roohab Shaikh 33-35
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