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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  • 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.

  • Arm Swelling From Subclavian Vein Thrombosis: Factor V Leiden Mutation

    Factor V Leiden is a genetic condition that can decrease natural anticoagulant effect in response to activated protein C, increasing thromboembolic risk. We report a 17-year-old man, homozygous for the Factor V Leiden mutation, with sudden onset arm stiffness, pain and swelling caused by a deep vein thrombosis in the subclavian vein.

  • 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.


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Skin Prick Testing for Food Allergens in a Peripheral Metropolitan Unit

Skin prick testing (SPT) is a standard method of testing for allergies including food allergies. However, differentiation between allergy and sensitization requires clinical interpretation. Our aim was to describe the referral patterns and SPT results for food allergens in a cohort of children referred to a peripheral SPT unit at Mt Druitt Hospital, in Western Sydney. Full Text

A Case of Cerebrospinal Fluid Hypovolemia With Orthostatic Dysregulation
We present the case of a previously healthy 13-year-old boy with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) hypovolemia followed by orthostatic dysregulation (OD). OD is a clinical entity that presents with various symptoms, such as vertigo when standing up, syncope during standing, and palpitation.
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Serum Phosphate Profile of Children With Severe Acute Malnutrition Treated With Locally Prepared Therapeutic Feeds: A Prospective Observational Study
Malnutrition in children < 5 years is a public health concern due to its associated high morbidity, mortality and serious long-term consequences. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends 10 steps for the management of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) children which also involves correction of electrolyte disturbances. Full Text

Current Issue

Vol. 10, No. 4, Dec 2021

Table of Contents

Original Article

Skin Prick Testing for Food Allergens in a Peripheral Metropolitan Unit Abstract HTML PDF
Rebecca Yingxue Qin, Suganya Vignakaran, Taren Bettler, Sarah Mulqueeny, David Espinoza, Stephen Sze Shing Teo 65-69
The Role of a Disability in Children in Manifesting a Dermatological Disease Abstract HTML PDF
Iordanis Papadopoulos 70-74

Case Report

Pallor and Stroke-Like Symptoms in a Three-Year-Old Child Abstract HTML PDF
Kasi A. Eastep, Sandra Herr 75-77
A Case of Cerebrospinal Fluid Hypovolemia With Orthostatic Dysregulation Abstract HTML PDF
Yuko Ohashi, Tatsuo Fuchigami, Satoko Takahashi, Yuko Moriuchi, Tetsuharu Kamioka, Koichi Takahashi 78-82
Fetal Remains Post-Spontaneous Abortion: Ethical Consideration Abstract HTML PDF
Seyed Mohammad Nahidi, Farah Awad, Drezelle Mills, Victoria Lewis, Patrisha Woolard 83-85

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