American Journal of Pediatrics

Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2017

  • Presence of Pseudoepiphyses in All the Metacarpal and Metatarsal Bones of a 9 Year-Old Girl: An Extremely Rare Case

    Juan Garces Garces, Maria Emilia Arteaga, Diana Granda Gonzalez

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 18-22
    Received: 16 July 2017
    Accepted: 31 July 2017
    Published: 24 August 2017
    Abstract: Presentation of a 9 year-old girl case. An X-ray of her left hand, requested by her paediatrician to evaluate her bone age, revealed pseudoepiphyses in the non-epiphyseal ends of the five metacarpal bones. For this reason, X-rays were taken of the opposing hand and of the feet, which revealed that they had the same pseudo-epiphyseal pattern. X-rays... Show More
  • Pediatric Surgical Admissions and Their Outcomes at Adama Hospital Medical College: A Facility Based Cross Sectional Study

    Tsegaye Ketema, Sileshi Garoma Abeya, Kalide Abdela, Tolossa Eticha Chaka

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 23-27
    Received: 5 May 2017
    Accepted: 26 May 2017
    Published: 30 August 2017
    Abstract: Pediatric surgical admissions dramatically increased throughout the world as a result of increased trauma, emergency diseases and survival of congenital diseases. So, Facility based cross sectional study was conducted to identify the common pediatric (Age ≤ 15 years) surgical admissions and their outcomes at Adama Hospital Medical College. All admi... Show More