Time series analysis of the relationship between diarrhea in children and Rota 2 vaccine in the Fanteakwa District of the eastern region of Ghana
Rotavirus is considered the main causal factor of severe gastroenteritis among infants and children globally. The association with severe rotavirus infection is mostly worse among the least developed countries... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 19, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: James Atampiiga Avoka, Elvis J. Dun-Dery, Issah Seidu, Armel N. E. Abou, Paul Twene, Isaac Obeng Tandoh and Frederick Dun-Dery Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Quality improvement strategies to improve inpatient management of small and sick newborns across All Babies Count supported hospitals in rural Rwanda
Neonatal mortality contributes to nearly half of child deaths globally and the majority of these deaths are preventable. Poor quality of care is a major driver of neonatal mortality in low- and middle-income c... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 19, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: David Tuyisenge, Samuel Byiringiro, M. Louise Manirakiza, Robert G. Mutsinzi, Alphonse Nshimyiryo, Merab Nyishime, Lisa R. Hirschhorn, Francois Biziyaremye, Joseph Gitera, Kathryn Beck and Catherine M. Kirk Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of different detection methods for Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection in children with community-acquired pneumonia
Due to the lack of a sensitive, specific and rapid detection method, aetiological diagnosis of pneumonia caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae (M. pneumoniae, MP) is a constantly challenging issue. This retrospective s... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 19, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Mingyu Tang, Dong Wang, Xing Tong, Yufen Wu, Jing Zhang, Lei Zhang, Yong Yin and Qing Cao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bedside upper gastrointestinal series in the neonatal intensive care unit
This study was to evaluate the utility of bedside upper gastrointestinal (UGI) series w... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 19, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Choeum Kang, Haesung Yoon, Hyun Joo Shin, Ho Sun Eun, Kook In Park and Mi-Jung Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Etiological and predictive factors of pediatric urticaria in an emergency context
Urticaria is common in pediatric population and is caused by various etiologies which usually differ among different age groups. The different etiologies require different management strategies. Thus, understa... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 19, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Leelawadee Techasatian, Pariwat Phungoen, Jitjira Chaiyarit and Rattapon Uppala Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Oral feeding for infants and children receiving nasal continuous positive airway pressure and high flow nasal cannula: a systematic review
The aim of this systematic review was to determine whether introduction of oral feeding for infants and children receiving nasal continuous positive airway pressure (nCPAP) or high flow nasal cannula (HFNC) re... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 17, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Angie Canning, Sally Clarke, Sarah Thorning, Manbir Chauhan and Kelly A Weir Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Attainment of smiling and walking in infancy associates with developmental delays at school entry in moderately-late preterm children: a community-based cohort study
Moderately-late preterm (MLP) children (gestational age [GA] 32 –36 weeks) are followed-up within community services, which often use developmental milestones as indicators of delay. We aimed to examine associa... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 17, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Nienke H. van Dokkum, Sijmen A. Reijneveld, Arend F. Bos and Marlou L. A. de Kroon Tags: Research Article Source Type: research

Role of umbilical cord C-peptide levels in early prediction of hypoglycemia in infants of diabetic mothers
Until now, diabetes during pregnancy has been associated with a high risk of maternal, fetal, and neonatal morbidities and mortalities. The main aim of this study was to evaluate the risk factors of hypoglycem... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 17, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ahlam M. Saber, Magdy A. Mohamed, Abdelrahim A. Sadek and Ramadan A. Mahmoud Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Preliminary evidence for an influence of exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons on the composition of the gut microbiota and neurodevelopment in three-year-old healthy children
During the second and third year after birth the gut microbiota (GM) is subjected to important development. The polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) exposure could influence the GM in animal and early postnat... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 17, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Wei Zhang, Zhongqing Sun, Qian Zhang, Zhitao Sun, Ya Su, Jiahui Song, Bingling Wang and Ruqin Gao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The diagnostic threshold of Cornell assessment of pediatric delirium in detection of postoperative delirium in pediatric surgical patients
Cornell assessment of pediatric delirium (CAPD) showed advantage in diagnosis of pediatric delirium in Chinese critically ill patients. But its performance in surgical patients is still unclear. The present st... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 17, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Hong Hong, Chao Guo, Zhi-Hua Liu, Bo-Jie Wang, Shu-Zhe Zhou, Dong-Liang Mu and Dong-Xin Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Sleep-related difficulties in healthy children and adolescents
As sleep-related difficulties are a growing public health concern, it is important to gain an overview of the specific difficulty areas of the most vulnerable individuals: children. The current descriptive stu... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 16, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Christiane Lewien, Jon Genuneit, Christof Meigen, Wieland Kiess and Tanja Poulain Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genetic variants and physical activity interact to affect bone density in Hispanic children
Our aim was to investigate if moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA), calcium intake interacts with bone mineral density (BMD)-related single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) to influence BMD in 750 Hisp... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 15, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ruixue Hou, Shelley A. Cole, Mariaelisa Graff, Yujie Wang, Karin Haack, Sandra Laston, Nitesh R. Mehta, Roman J. Shypailo, Margaret L. Gourlay, Anthony G. Comuzzie, Kari E. North, Nancy F. Butte and Venkata Saroja Voruganti Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Rapid component of excess post-exercise oxygen consumption of children of different weight status after playing active video games
Excess post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC) of children could indicate the potential of an exercise therapy to treat or prevent obesity. However, EPOC as a result of playing active video games (AVG) has bee... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 15, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Caio Victor Sousa, Jungyun Hwang, Herbert Gustavo Simoes, Kyung Jin Sun and Amy Shirong Lu Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Burden and consequence of birth defects in Nepal-evidence from prospective cohort study
Every year an estimated 7.9 million babies are born with birth defect. Of these babies, more than 3 million die and 3.2 million have disability. Improving nationwide information on prevalence of birth defect, ... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 15, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Prajwal Paudel, Avinash K. Sunny, Rejina Gurung, Abhishek Gurung, Honey Malla, Netra B. Rana, Nawaraj KC, Ram Narayan Chaudhary and Ashish KC Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Lipid profile of Mexican children with Down syndrome
This study was designed to describe th... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 13, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Silvestre Garcia-de la Puente, Karla A. Flores-Arizmendi, Mar ía J. Delgado-Montemayor and Tania T. Vargas-Robledo Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Factors associated with diarrhoea and acute respiratory infection in children under-5  years old in Ghana: an analysis of a national cross-sectional survey
Diarrhoea and acute respiratory infection (ARI) are major causes of morbidity and mortality in children under-5  years old in Ghana. The aim of the study was to assess factors associated with diarrhoea and ARI ... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 13, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Paschal Awingura Apanga and Maxwell Tii Kumbeni Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Association of screen time with parent-reported cognitive delay in preschool children of Kerala, India
Screen use is increasing rapidly among preschool children and excess screen use in these children has been associated with cognitive side effects and speech delay. We undertook this study to estimate the risk ... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 11, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Jijo Joseph John, Reny Joseph, Alice David, Ann Bejoy, Kalyan Varghese George and Lisa George Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association between head circumference at two years and second and fifth year cognition
Head circumference (HC) measurement is routinely not performed in early childhood and there is conflicting information about its utility in literature. The current study analyses the association between HC at ... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 11, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Beena Koshy, Manikandan Srinivasan, Timiri Palani Murugan, Anuradha Bose, Pamela Christudoss, Venkata Raghava Mohan, Sushil John, Reeba Roshan and Gagandeep Kang Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Nonresection management of the pancreas for grade III and IV blunt pancreatic injuries in children: a single center ’s experience
The treatment of high-grade (III/IV/V) blunt pancreatic injuries remains controversial. The study aims to summarize and evaluate nonresection management of the pancreas for grade III and IV blunt pancreatic in... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 11, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Dan Zhang, Jiayu Yan, Sarah Tan Siyin, Wenbo Pang and Yajun Chen Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

Diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection among pediatric household contacts of Iranian tuberculosis cases using tuberculin skin test, IFN- γ release assay and IFN-γ-induced protein-10
Although the World Health Organization has recommended the diagnosis and prophylactic treatment of latent tuberculous infection (LTBI) in child household contacts of tuberculosis (TB) cases, the national progr... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 11, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Roxana Mansour Ghanaie, Abdollah Karimi, Leila Azimi, Seddon James, Mahshid Nasehi, Abolfazl Panahi Mishkar, Mahnaz Sheikhi, Fatemeh Fallah, Sedigheh Rafiei Tabatabaei and Seyedeh Mahsan Hoseini-Alfatemi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Wolman ’s disease presenting with secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis: a case report from Saudi Arabia and literature review
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a rare and potentially fatal syndrome that is characterized by strong activation of the immune system from hyperinflammatory cytokines. Symptoms of HLH patients incl... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 10, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Fahad Alabbas, Ghaleb Elyamany, Talal Alanzi, Tahani Bin Ali, Fatma Albatniji and Huda Alfaraidi Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Mycoplasma hominis meningitis in an extremely preterm newborn: a case report
Mycoplasma Hominis is a micro-organism which is a part of the human genitourinary tract flora. Neonates are susceptible to acquire this pathogen either in utero or through vertical transmission. In rare cases,... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 8, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Najmus Sehr Ansari, Elizabeth Asztalos and Asaph Rolnitsky Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Four mutations in MITF, SOX10 and PAX3 genes were identified as genetic causes of waardenburg syndrome in four unrelated Iranian patients: case report
Waardenburg syndrome (WS) is a rare genetic disorder. The purpose of this study was to investigate clinical and molecular characteristics of WS in four probands from four different Iranian families. (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 8, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Safoura Zardadi, Sima Rayat, Maryam Hassani Doabsari, Aliagha Alishiri, Mohammad Keramatipour, Zeynab Javanfekr Shahri and Saeid Morovvati Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Selumetinib side effects in children treated for plexiform neurofibromas: first case reports of peripheral edema and hair color change
Plexiform neurofibromas (PNs) are congenital tumors that affect around 50  % of the subjects with neurofibromatosis type 1. Despite being histologically benign, PNs can grow rapidly, especially in the pediatric... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 6, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Francesco Baldo, Andrea Magnolato, Egidio Barbi and Irene Bruno Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Concurrent and predictive validity of the infant motor profile in infants at risk of neurodevelopmental disorders
Preterm infants and infants with perinatal brain injury show a higher incidence of neurodevelopmental disorders (NDD). The Infant Motor Profile (IMP) is a clinical assessment which evaluates the complexity of ... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 6, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Riccardo Rizzi, Valentina Menici, Maria Luce Cioni, Alessandra Cecchi, Veronica Barzacchi, Elena Beani, Matteo Giampietri, Giovanni Cioni and Giuseppina Sgandurra Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Analysis of clinical characteristics of severe pertussis in infants and children: a retrospective study
The incidence of pertussis shows an increasing trend in recent years, but some clinicians often lack sufficient understanding of the clinical characteristics and risk factors for severe pertussis, and more eff... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 5, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Caiying Wang, Huimin Zhang, Yanlan Zhang, Lin Xu, Min Miao, Hongling Yang, Yuhuan Liu, Shuxin He and Lin Pang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Association of neural tube defects with congenital abnormalities of the urogenital system in a Chinese cohort
This study aimed to retrospectively analyze the correlation between congenital abnormality of the urogenital system and various factors in children with neural tube defects (NTDs). (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 5, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Zhi-Hua Hong, Dong-Hui Jin, Xiao-Jian Yuan, Yang Zhao, Hou-Wei Lin and Jie Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Biologic therapy is associated with a mild decrease in the rate of hospitalizations in pediatric IBD
The effect of biologic therapy on the incidence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)-related hospitalizations is controversial. The high efficacy of biologic agents is weighted against potential therapy-related... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 4, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Gil Berkovitch, Shlomi Cohen, Ronit Lubetzky, Dana Singer and Anat Yerushalmy-Feler Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Brazilian Portuguese version of the Amsterdam infant stool scale: a valid and reliable scale for evaluation of stool from children up to 120  days old
For newborns and infants wearing diapers the difficulties in characterizing the appearance of the stool are significant, since the changes in consistency, quantity, and color of the stool are higher than in ot... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 4, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Laura Cantisano de Deus Silva, Priscila Monaro Bianchini, Erika Veruska Paiva Ortolan, Juliana Fattori Hamamoto, Rosemary Fermiano, Rebeca Mayara Padilha Rego, Jo ão César Lyra, Marc Alexander Benninga and Pedro Luiz Toledo de Arruda Lourenção Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of inhaling mother ’s breast milk odor on the behavioral responses to pain caused by hepatitis B vaccine in preterm infants: a randomized clinical trial
Nowadays, it is generally assumed that non-pharmacologic pain relief in preterm infants is an important measure to consider. Research findings suggest that familiar odors have soothing effects for neonates. Th... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 1, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Zahra Akbarian Rad, Parvin Aziznejadroshan, Adeleh Saebi Amiri, Hemmat Gholinia Ahangar and Zahra Valizadehchari Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anesthesia, sex and miscarriage history may influence the association between cesarean delivery and autism spectrum disorder
To explore the association between cesarean section (CS) and risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and evaluate the possible factors influencing this association. (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - February 1, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ye Yang, Jingjing Lin, Xiaozi Lu, Guanglei Xun, Renrong Wu, Yamin Li, Jianjun Ou, Yidong Shen, Kun Xia and Jingping Zhao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Addressing the mental health needs of children affected by HIV in Rwanda: validation of a rapid depression screening tool for children 7 –14 years old
Depression in children presents a significant health burden to society and often co-exists with chronic illnesses, such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Research has demonstrated that 10 –37% of children ... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 29, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Agnes Binagwaho, Eric Remera, Alice Uwase Bayingana, Darius Gishoma, Kirstin Woody Scott, Madeline Goosman, Eliza Campbell, Mawuena Agbonyitor, Yvonne Kayiteshonga and Sabin Nsanzimana Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does obesity persist from childhood to adolescence? A 4-year prospective cohort study of chinese students in Hong Kong
This study aimed to longitudinally examine the obesity status in a cohort of children across their childhood and adolescence, and... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 29, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Joanna Yuet-ling Tung, Frederick Ka-wing Ho, Keith Tsz-suen Tung, Rosa Sze-man Wong, Wilfred Hing-sang Wong, Bik-chu Chow and Patrick Ip Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Addressing the quality of paediatric primary care: health worker and caregiver perspectives from a process evaluation of PACK child, a health systems intervention in South Africa
The WHO ’s Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) has resulted in progress in addressing infant and child mortality. However, unmet needs of children continue to present a burden upon primary healthc... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 28, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Robyn Curran, Jamie Murdoch, Max Bachmann, Eric Bateman, Ruth Cornick, Sandra Picken, Makhosazana Lungile Simelane and Lara Fairall Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Introduction and feeding practices of solid food in preterm infants born in Salzburg!
It is shown that meeting the increased nutritional demand of preterm infants from birth is not only important for survival but essentially contributes to the infants` overall development and long-term health. (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 27, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Edda Hofst ätter, Verena Köttstorfer, Patricia Stroicz, Sebastian Schütz, Lorenz Auer-Hackenberg, Johannes Brandner and Martin Wald Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development of a posterior sagittal anorectal surgical teaching model
An Anorectal Malformation (ARM) is a rare congenital malformation, which requires proper correction to ensure the best long-term prognosis. These procedures are relatively infrequent and complex, in which a st... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 27, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: J. A. van Ling, G. M. J. B ökkerink, I. de Blaauw and S. M. B. I. Botden Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Annual trend of neonatal mortality and its underlying causes: population-based study – São Paulo State, Brazil, 2004–2013
This study goal... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 26, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ruth Guinsburg, Adriana Sanudo, Carlos Roberto V Kiffer, Ana S ílvia S Marinonio, Daniela T Costa-Nobre, Kelsy N Areco, Mandira D Kawakami, Milton H Miyoshi, Paulo Bandiera-Paiva, Rita de Cássia X Balda, Tulio Konstantyner, Liliam CC Morais, Rosa MV Fre Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A scoping review of methods for assessment of sex differentials in early childhood mortality
While assessment of sex differentials in child mortality is straightforward, their interpretation must consider that, in the absence of gender bias, boys are more likely to die than girls. The expected differe... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 26, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Jana ína Calu Costa and Cesar G. Victora Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Preoperative thyroid hormone levels predict ICU mortality after cardiopulmonary bypass in congenital heart disease patients younger than 3 months old
We aimed to study the effectiveness of preoperative thyroid hormone levels in predicting intensive care unit (ICU) mortality after cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) in infants with congenital heart disease (CHD). (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 25, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Di Yu, Liang Zou, Yueshuang Cun, Yaping Li, Qingfeng Wang, Yaqin Shu and Xuming Mo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Severe dyspnea and uncontrolled seizures following meperfluthrin poisoning: a case report
Meperfluthrin is a novel sanitary cyhalothrin insecticide invented in China and has increasingly been used to produce liquid mosquito repellents. Oral meperfluthrin poisoning in human has rarely been reported.... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 25, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Shengkun Zheng, Shengxin Zhang, Shaoxian Hong and Qing Lou Tags: Case report Source Type: research

High diagnostic accuracy of automated rapid Strep A test reduces antibiotic prescriptions for children in the United Arab Emirates
Diagnosis of Group A Streptococcus (GAS) pharyngitis in children is hindered by variable sensitivity of clinical criteria and rapid Strep A tests (SAT), resulting in reliance on throat cultures as the gold standa... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 25, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Salama Bin Hendi, Zainab A. Malik, Amar Hassan Khamis and Fadil Y. A. Al-Najjar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prediction model study of overweight and obesity in preschool children with allergic diseases from an ecological perspective
Allergic diseases have a high incidence in childhood and a high chance to be carried over into adulthood unless appropriately treated during childhood, it is important that healthcare providers actively manage... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 25, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Jeong-Won Han and Da-Jung Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Mothers ’ experiences of parenting and everyday life of children born at 23 weeks of gestation – a qualitative descriptive study
Surviving children born at 23 gestational weeks are a growing population. As many of these children face developmental challenges during childhood and adolescence, more knowledge is needed about the everyday l... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 23, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Anniina V äliaho, Liisa Lehtonen, Anna Axelin and Riikka Korja Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Portal vein thrombosis and food protein-induced allergic proctocolitis in a premature newborn with hypereosinophilia: a case report
Peripheral blood eosinophilia is identified in numerous medical conditions associated with allergic, infectious, and inflammatory processes mostly as reactive eosinophilia with or without tissue eosinophilia. ... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 23, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Cheong-Jun Moon, Tae Hee Kwon and Hyun-Seung Lee Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Outcomes of infants born to pregnant women with syphilis: a nationwide study in Korea
Despite the expansion of antenatal syphilis screening programs, congenital syphilis (CS) remains a concern. (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 22, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Joohee Lim, So Jin Yoon, Jeong Eun Shin, Jung Ho Han, Soon Min Lee, Ho Seon Eun, Min Soo Park and Kook In Park Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Idiopathic splenomegaly in childhood and the spectrum of RAS-associated lymphoproliferative disease: a case report
KRAS (KRAS proto-oncogene, GTPase; OMIM: 190,070) encodes one of three small guanosine triphosphatase proteins belonging to the RAS family. This group of proteins is responsible for cell proliferation, differenti... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 21, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Geraldine Blanchard-Rohner, Robert J. Ragotte, Anne K. Junker, Mehul Sharma, Kate L. Del Bel, Henry Y. Lu, Stephanie Erdle, Alanna Chomyn, Harinder Gill, Lori B. Tucker, Richard A. Schreiber, Jacob Rozmus, Catherine M. Biggs, Kyla J. Hildebrand, John Wu, Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Facial cleft? The first case of manitoba ‐oculo‐tricho‐anal syndrome with novel mutations in China: a case report
Manitoba-oculo-tricho-anal (MOTA) syndrome is a rare syndrome with only 27 cases reported worldwide so far, but none was reported in the population of Eastern Asia. Such extremely low prevalence might be contr... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 21, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Shuchen Gu, Yimin Khoong, Xin Huang and Tao Zan Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Optimization of pediatric CT scans in a developing country
The purpose of this study was to assess scan parameters and to propose strategies to optimize the examinations of children (from 0 to 15 years old) on adult scanners in developing countries. (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 20, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Fotso Eddy Kamdem, Samba Odette Ngano, Clemence Alla Takam, Alain Jerv é Fotue, Serge Abogo and Cornellius Lukong Fai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Analysis of cranial type characteristics in term infants: a multi-center study
Positional head deformity (PHD) is defined as a change in the shape of an infant ’s skull due to an external force. In certain cases, it can lead to cosmetic deformities or even neurological issues due to its i... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 19, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Wang Yang, Bin Hu, Jianping Chen, Wenzhi Shen, Chengju Wang, Qin Chang, Wenzao Li, Fuxiang Qu, Qiuming Pan and Yuping Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Nutritional status of school children living in Northern part of Sri Lanka
Nutritional status is an important indicator for measuring quality of life in children. A region that is recovering from war will face many problems related to nutrition. Very few studies have addressed the nu... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 19, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: M. G. Sathiadas, Annieston Antonyraja, Arunath Viswalingam, Kasthuri Thangaraja and V. P. Wickramasinghe Tags: Research article Source Type: research