Iron deficiency in healthy, term infants aged five months, in a pediatric outpatient clinic: a prospective study
Iron deficiency (ID) is prevalent in Malaysian children. The incidence of ID in infants under 6 months of age is unknown. Our aim was to determine the prevalence of iron deficiency (ID) and iron deficiency ane... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 23, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Nur Aida Adnan, Emer Breen, Chin Aun Tan, Crystal C Wang, Muhammad Yazid Jalaludin and Lucy Chai See Lum Tags: Research Source Type: research

Moderating role of 1-minute abdominal test in the relationship between cardiometabolic risk factors and adiponectin concentration in adolescents
Adiponectin is an anti-inflammatory cytokine secreted by adipose tissue, has been associated with adiposity and cardiometabolic risk, and has controversial results with muscular fitness. The aim of this study ... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 23, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Maiara Cristina Tadiotto, Patricia Ribeiro Paes Corazza, Francisco Jos é de Menezes-Junior, Tatiana Aparecida Affornali Tozo, Frederico Bento de Moraes-Junior, Caroline Brand, Kátia Sheylla Malta Purim, Jorge Mota and Neiva Leite Tags: Research Source Type: research

Gender inequality and burden of orofacial clefts in the Eastern Mediterranean region: findings from global burden of disease study 1990 –2019
Gender inequality may be associated with the burden of orofacial clefts (OFCs), particularly in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs). To investigate the OFCs ’ burden and its association with gender inequali... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 23, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Sara Sadat Nabavizadeh, Jennifer J. Mootz, Nasser Nadjmi, Benjamin B. Massenburg, Kaveh Khoshnood, Ehsan Shojaeefard and Hossein Molavi Vardanjani Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence and genotypic frequency of color vision defects among primary schoolchildren in Adama Town, Eastern Ethiopia
Color vision deficiency is a common X-linked genetic disorder affecting the day-to-day lives of individuals, in which school-aged children ’s academic performance can be negatively affected. The aim of this stu... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 22, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Temesgen Bedassa Gudeta and Tiruneh Asrat Tags: Research Source Type: research

A novel missense mutation in the MECOM gene in a Chinese boy with radioulnar synostosis with amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia
Radioulnar synostosis with amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia (RUSAT) type 2, caused by MDS1 and EVI1 complex locus (MECOM) gene mutations, is a rare inherited bone marrow failure syndrome (IBMFS) with skeletal ano... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 20, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Duowen Huang, Mingyan Jiang, Yiping Zhu, Dongjun Li, Xiaoxi Lu and Ju Gao Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the thyroid mimicking thyroiditis in a boy: a case report and literature review
Langerhans cell histiocytosis affecting the thyroid commonly presents with nonspecific clinical and radiological manifestations. Thyroid Langerhans cell histiocytosis is typically characterized by non-enhancin... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 20, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Yu Fan Cheng, Ching Che Wang, Pei Shan Tsai, Dao Chen Lin and Wen Hui Huang Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Hemolytic anemia associated with intravenous immunoglobulin in Kawasaki disease
The administration of high-dose intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) is a standard treatment for the management of Kawasaki disease (KD). IVIG is known to be a highly effective and safe treatment. (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 20, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Eun Jung Cheon and Jun Suk Oh Tags: Research Source Type: research

Sleep disordered breathing and neurobehavioral deficits in children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Sleep disordered breathing (SDB) is broadly recognized to be associated with neurobehavioral deficits, which have significant impacts on developing-aged children and adolescents. Therefore, our study aimed to ... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 20, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Weiyu Zhang, Yubin Shen, Xiwen Ou, Hongwei Wang and Song Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical characteristics of congenital heart defects in mild congenital anorectal malformation: single-centre experience
To analyze the clinical characteristics and types of congenital heart defect (CHD) in mild congenital anorectal malformation (CARM), namely the rectoperineal and rectovestibular fistulas. (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 20, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Wei Feng, Minjie Zhang, Jinping Hou, Xiaohong Die, Yi Wang and Rong Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Walking capacity and its association with quality of life among children with down syndrome in Saudi Arabia
Walking ability, which has been connected to better health and independence, is one of the daily activities that is negatively impacted by Down syndrome. Thus, the objective of this study was to examine the wa... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 19, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Saad A. Alhammad, Amani S. Alqahtani, Khalid S. Alwadeai, Maha F. Algabbani and Adel A. Alhusaini Tags: Research Source Type: research

Risk factors for moderate acute malnutrition among children with acute diarrhoea in India and Tanzania: a secondary analysis of data from a randomized trial
Moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) affects over 30 million children aged   (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 19, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Rodrick Kisenge, Usha Dhingra, Chris A. Rees, Enju Liu, Arup Dutta, Deb Saikat, Pratibha Dhingra, Sarah Somji, Chris Sudfeld, Jon Simon, Per Ashorn, Sunil Sazawal, Christopher P. Duggan and Karim Manji Tags: Research Source Type: research

Food sources of fiber and micronutrients of concern among infants and young children in Lebanon: a national cross-sectional study
Intakes of fiber, iron, zinc, calcium, vitamin D, vitamin A, and folate were shown to be low in a substantial proportion of infants and children in Lebanon. The study aims to identify the top food sources of f... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 19, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Fatima Al Zahraa Chokor, Nahla Hwalla, Farah Naja and Lara Nasreddine Tags: Research Source Type: research

The long-term consequences of the hypospadias salvage repair issue
To present the long-term results of redo-hypospadias at our tertiary referral center following a failed prior repair. (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 19, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Hisham M. Hammouda, Ahmed A. Shahat, Ahmed S. Safwat and Taha M. Taha Tags: Research Source Type: research

The first case of intellectual disability caused by novel compound heterozygosity for NUDT2 variants
NUDT2 is an enzyme important for maintaining the intracellular level of the diadenosine tetraphosphate (Ap4A). Bi-allelic loss of function variants in NUDT2 has recently been reported as a rare cause of intellect... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 19, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Bo Bi, Xiaohong Chen, Shan Huang, Min Peng, Weiyue Gu, Hongmin Zhu and Yangcan Ming Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Dairy product consumption, eating habits, sedentary behaviour and physical activity association with bone mineral density among adolescent boys: a cross-sectional observational study
During childhood and adolescence, skeletal microarchitecture and bone mineral density (BMD) undergo significant changes. Peak bone mass is built and its level significantly affects the condition of bones in la... (Source: BMC Pediatrics)
Source: BMC Pediatrics - January 17, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Anna Kopiczko, Micha ł Czapla, Raúl Juárez-Vela, Catherine Ross and Bartosz Uchmanowicz Tags: Research Source Type: research