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

Stars in Cytoplasm: Pediatric Neuroblastoma
We report a case of a 2-year-old female child who presented with abdominal distention and fever. On examination, there was a palpable mass in the right hypochondrium. Computed tomography of the abdomen revealed a large mass in the right suprarenal area. Biopsy of the mass revealed malignant round blue cell neoplasm.
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Relationship Between Serum Vitamin D Level and the Presence of Allergies in a Pediatric Population: A Case Study
Vitamin D plays an important immunological role in the body and a deficiency of vitamin D is suggested to be linked to the incidence of allergies in childhood. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between allergies and vitamin D levels in this given pediatric population. Full Text

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Original Article

An Analysis of Ultrastructure of the Hair of Children Treated With Valproic Acid Abstract HTML PDF
Kursat Bora Carman, Serap Sirvanci, Duygu Gursoy, Esra Carman, Coskun Yarar 41-43

Case Report

Hyperglycemia After Metformin Overdose: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Sabiha Sahin, Cigdem Binay, Enver Simsek, Ener Cagri Dinleyici, Kursat Bora Carman 44-46
Congenital Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma Presenting as a Cutaneous Nodule in a Neonate Abstract HTML PDF
Vishal Vishnu Tewari, Ritu Mehta, Kunal Tewari 47-50
Stars in Cytoplasm: Pediatric Neuroblastoma Abstract HTML PDF
Monazza Chaudhary, Shahzad Sarwar, Natasha Ali 51-53
Primary Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Infancy With Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Elie Choueiry, Carla El Haber, Sandy Diab, Paul Henry Torbey, Bernard Gerbaka 54-55
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