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Many Americans Getting Medical Care They Don't Need

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 6, 2017 -- Unnecessary medical care is common in the United States, and a fear of malpractice seems to be a main driver for ordering unneeded tests and treatments, a new survey finds. Other factors include patient demand and...
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Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: ESPID Reports and Reviews Source Type: research
We describe the clinical course of a 2-month-old infant who was evaluated for autosomal dominant Hyper IgE Syndrome based on eczema, periorbital cellulitis, skin abscesses, increased total IgE levels and blood eosinophilia. However, scabies and nasal colonization by Panton-Valentine Leucocidin-positive S. aureus were eventually diagnosed. After specific treatment, the child was asymptomatic.
Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Instructive Cases Source Type: research
This report describes the first Enterovirus D68 detections in acute flaccid paralysis cases occurring between December 2015 and March 2016 in Spain.
Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Brief Reports Source Type: research
A 13-year-old male patient presented with a complaint of swelling of the left eye starting 3 days ago. Bullous lesion and purulent discharge were present on his left eyelids. Bacillus anthracis was shown in culture and diagnosis was confirmed. Oculocutaneous anthrax is a rare condition, but the diagnosis should be considered in patients with a painless necrotizing ulcer.
Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Brief Reports Source Type: research
Post-malaria neurologic syndrome (PMNS) is a rare complication following a Plasmodium falciparum infection and its pathophysiology remains unclear. This is the first report of a pediatric PMNS following an infection acquired in Africa and the fourth description of pediatric PMNS overall. Neither intrathecal synthesis of Immunoglobin G nor specific P. falciparum antibodies were found in the cerebrospinal fluid.
Source: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Brief Reports Source Type: research
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