100+ Clinical Cases in Pediatrics

by R Arvind

This book presents more than hundred pediatric medical case studies illustrated with the diagrams. The salient laboratory findings and essential diagnostic criteria are highlighted in the cases. All these features of the book allow undergraduate and postgraduate students in preparing for various competitive examinations and improving their clinical and practical approach towards many pediatric cases. Pediatric case studies presented include Down syndrome, klinefelter syndrome, Turner's syndrome, bronchial asthma, bronchiectasis, bronchiolitis, croup, empyema, otitis media, pneumonia, tuberculosis, atrial septal defect, coarctation of aorta, and patent ductus arteriosus. Other topics discussed include pericarditis with effusion, sydenham's chorea, tetralogy of fallot, ventricular septal defect, acute gastroenteritis, appendicitis, congenital hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, diaphragmatic hernia, gastroesophageal reflux, hepatitis, and intussusception. The students can also gain knowledge on subjects such as necrotizing enterocolitis, tracheoesophageal fistula, Wilson's disease, hemophilia, hemorrhagic disease of the newborn, hereditary spherocytosis, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, iron deficiency anemia, polycythemia, sickle cell anemia, thalassemia, acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis, hemolytic uremic syndrome, nephrotic syndrome, urinary tract infection, and acute hemiplegia of childhood. The author has also included cases related to cerebral palsy, duchenne muscular dystrophy, epilepsy, febrile convulsions, guillain-barre syndrome, hydrocephalus, meningitis, meningomyelocele, ambiguous genitalia, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Cushing's syndrome, diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism, precocious puberty, and congenital rubella. Some other pediatrics diseased conditions discussed include congenital syphilis, dengue fever, human immunodeficiency virus, malaria, measles, mumps, osteomyelitis, poliomyelitis, septic arthritis, tetanus neonatorum, typhoid, varicella, whooping cough, birth asphyxia, neonatal seizures, neonatal pathological jaundice, normal newborn, premature infant, respiratory distress syndrome, and protein-energy malnutrition. Rickets, scurvy, Ewing's sarcoma, hodgkin's disease, leukemia, neuroblastoma, osteosarcoma, retinoblastoma, Wilms' tumor, acute rheumatic fever, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, congenital dislocation of hip, leprosy, Marfan's syndrome, talipes, infective endocarditis, and duodenal atresia, are also discussed. The book concludes with chapters such as hirschsprung's disease, liver abscess, undescended testes, chikungunya, herpes zoster, neonatal hypoglycemia, hurler's syndrome, and osteogenesis imperfecta.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Arvind R Vathsalya Speciality Hospital, Basaveshwarnagar, Bengaluru, India
“Vathsalya” Women and Child Care Centre, Basareshwarnagar, Bangalore
Vathsalya Speciality Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
ISBN 9789352501793
Speciality Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12794
Edition 4/e
Publishing Year 2016
Pages 632
Book Type Professional


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