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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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

An Unusual Presentation of Left Atrial Myxoma in an Adolescent
Cardiac myxoma presents an important diagnostic challenge as it may clinically resemble cardiovascular, neurological or systemic diseases. We report an unusual presentation of left atrial myxoma in a 15-year-old girl with features mimicking encephalitis. The tumor was detected by echocardiography incidentally during an episode of hemodynamic instability and an emergency surgical excision was done successfully.
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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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Local Cutaneous Complications After Bacille Calmette-Guerin Vaccine: Experience of a Single Center Abstract HTML PDF
Tugce Tural-Kara, Halil Ozdemir, Tugba Erat, Aysun Yahsi, Ergin Ciftci 37-41

Case Report

Microcephaly-Lymphedema-Chorioretinal Dysplasia Syndrome: Two Case Reports Abstract HTML PDF
Arzu Ekici, Kadri Karaer, Sevgi Yimenicioglu, Kursat Bora Carman, Mehmet Ali Ekici 42-45
An Unusual Presentation of Left Atrial Myxoma in an Adolescent Abstract HTML PDF
Deepak Thakur, Anuradha Sridhar, Neville A. G. Solomon 46-50
Status Dystonicus: A Rare Presentation of Molybdenum Cofactor Deficiency Abstract HTML PDF
Kursat Bora Carman, Gonca Kilic Yildirim, Eylem Kiral, Ozan Kocak, Sibel Lacinel Gurlevik, Coskun Yarar, Ener Cagri Dinleyici, Sultan Durmus Aydogdu 51-53
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