By Robert Yetman
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General Pediatrics 27 Items 67–70 For each case listed below, match the most likely diagnosis. a. b. c. d. e. Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease Slipped capital femoral epiphysis Osteomyelitis Septic arthritis of the hip Transient synovitis 67. An afebrile, obese 14-year-old boy has developed pain at the right knee and a limp. 68. A 6-year-old boy has developed a limp and has limited mobility of the hip, but denies pain and fever. 69. A 2-year-old refuses to walk, has fever, has significant pain with external rotation of the right leg, and has an elevated white blood cell count.
The rash lasts 2 to 12 weeks and can be pruritic. This rash is commonly mistaken for tinea corporis, and the consideration of secondary syphilis is important. Treatment is usually unnecessary but can consist of topical emollients and oral antihistamines as needed. More uncommonly, topical steroids can be helpful if the itching is severe. General Pediatrics Answers 39 Lichen planus is rare in children. It is intensely pruritic, and additional lesions can be induced with scratching. The lesion is commonly found on the flexor surfaces of the wrists, forearms, inner thighs, and occasionally on the oral mucosa.
A pregnant mother is taking phenytoin for a long-standing generalized seizure disorder. (SELECT 1 PRESENTATION) 86. A 15-year-old mother is taking valproate for absence seizures. (SELECT 1 PRESENTATION) 87. A primiparous mother reports drinking two beers a day during the pregnancy. (SELECT 1 PRESENTATION) 88. A 23-year-old pregnant woman has a malar rash that worsens with sun exposure, oral ulcerations, and joint pain. Her obstetrician has told her she has proteinuria and anemia, but several other labs are pending.
Pediatrics: PreTest Self-Assessment and Review by Robert Yetman