Spontaneous Seroma and Septal Hematoma in Children
Valentina Proietti, Juan Dib, Julian Simkim, Juan Carlos Razetti, Federico Herranz, and Carlos Santiago Ruggeri
Article Type: Cases Series | First Published: 2023/06/17
Clinical cases of three pediatric patients who had bilateral spontaneous serous collections and septal hematoma located in the anterior sector of the nasal septum are described. None had a history of trauma or infection, and all were immunocompetent; one was diagnosed with hemophilia type B....
Factors Associated with Neonatal Mortality at Kyeshero Hospital, Goma, North Kivu, DRC
Endanda Zawadi E, Tshivwadi Tshilomb A, Tongota Ntwali J, Mulangu Mutombo A, Imani Musimwa P, Buhoro Baabo G, Mumbere Hangi S, Kyembwa Mwindulwa L, Musafiri Mugisho A, Kabamba Nzaji M and Luboya Numbi Oscar
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: 2023/06/09
The neonatal mortality rate is still a significant public health problem in Sub-Saharan African countries and an indicator of the quality of prenatal and perinatal care. This study aimed to determine the neonatal intra-hospital neonatal mortality rate and the maternal and neonatal risk factors associated with neonatal mortality in Kyeshero Hospital....
Study of Auditory Function Changes in Patients with Down Syndrome
Zoya Ismail Nezha, MD, Youssef Youssef and Yaser Ali
Article Type: Cross-sectional Study | First Published: April 12, 2023
The study involved 30 patients with Down syndrome between 3-18 years-old who had visited ENT clinic in Tishreen University Hospital (TUH) during the period from June 2021 to June 2022. A detailed history was taken, a comprehensive examination of the ear, nose and throat, and auditory tests were taken in each patient case, and the results of these tests were recorded for all patients....
Appearance of Bronchiolitis in Children with Congenital Heart Disease
Randriamanga RLiD , Rakotomalala RLH, Rakotomamonjy HL and Robinson AL
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 23, 2023
Bronchiolitis is a viral respiratory infection that is usually mild in infants less than one-year-old but can be serious and fatal in children with underlying heart disease. Our objective was to describe the epidemiological - clinical, therapeutic and evolutionary aspect of the bronchiolitis and heart disease association seen at the Tsaralalàna mother child hospital center. This was a retrospective case-control study over a 5-year period from January 2016 to January 2021; 1 case was matched to ...
Trends and Non-Clinical Predictors of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and Influenza Diagnosis in an Urban Pediatric Population
Marina Oktapodas Feiler, PhD, MS, Recai Yucel, PhD, Zhiqing Liu, Mary Caserta, MD, B. Paige Lawrence, PhD, Carter H Pason, Dwight J Hardy, PhD, Kelly Thevenet- Morrison, MS, Ann Dozier, PhD, MS and Todd A Jusko, PhD, MS
Article Type: Original Manuscript | First Published: March 05, 2023
To evaluate the demographic, maternal, and community-level predictors of pediatric respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and influenza diagnosis among an urban population of children residing in Rochester, NY. A test-negative case-control design was used to investigate various non-clinical determinants of RSV and influenza diagnosis among 1,808 children aged 0-14 years who presented to the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) or an affiliated health clinic in Rochester, NY between 2012-2019...
Study of Clinicopathological Profile and Outcome of Patients with Septic Shock in PICU of Tertiary Care Hospital
Bansude A, Sanjay Natu, Kulkarni K and Deshpande
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: February 25, 2023
Sepsis is a leading cause of morbidity, mortality and health care utilization for children worldwide. Mortality for children with sepsis ranges from 4% to as high as 50%, depending on the severity of illness, risk factors and geographic location. The majority of the children who died from sepsis suffer from refractory shock and/or multiple organ dysfunction syndromes, with many deaths occurring within an initial 48 to 72 hours of treatment....