American Journal of Pediatrics

Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2018

  • Renal Tuberculosis in a 14-Years-Old Boy Presented as Pyrexia of an Unknown Origin (PUO): A First Case Report

    Sam Hassan, Ali Hassan Abro

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 21-24
    Received: 11 March 2018
    Accepted: 9 April 2018
    Published: 14 May 2018
    Abstract: Tuberculosis remains an important public health problem, especially in developing countries. Mycobacterium Tuberculosis mainly affects the lungs but extra-pulmonary Tuberculosis is not uncommon. However, renal involvement is very rare particularly in paediatric age group. This article is reporting a case of 14 years old Emirati boy who presented wi... Show More
  • Post-Streptococcal Syndrome in a 5-Years Old Boy with Sever Vitamin D Deficiency Only Responding to Monoclonal Antibody: First Case Report

    Sam Hassan, Farsheed Zakir, Sameer Sajwani

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 25-30
    Received: 23 April 2018
    Accepted: 16 May 2018
    Published: 12 June 2018
    Abstract: Despite the reduction in incidence of Group A Streptococcal (GAS) infections in the last few decades its global burden on mortality and morbidity remained significantly high and represent major concerns in many developing countries. These morbidities and mortalities can be serious in immunocompromised individuals. It has been shown for the last two... Show More
  • High Ferritin Before Transplant Increases Cytopenia Post-transplant in HLA Mismatched Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in β-Thalassemia Major

    Liao Jianyun, Issa Moussa Mardo, Wen Jianyun, Zhou Xiaohui, Peng Zhiyong, Liu Huaying, Chen Libai, He Yuelin, Pei Fuyu, Wu Xuedong, Feng Xiaoqin, Bai Jing, Su Qingxia, Li Chunfu

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 31-35
    Received: 13 April 2018
    Accepted: 24 May 2018
    Published: 14 June 2018
    Abstract: The objective is to find out the causes of Cytopenia post-engraftment (CPE) in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) for patients with β-thalassemia major (β-TM). For this, 61 consecutive β-TM patients underwent 7/8 HLA matched HSCT from January 1, 2009 to June 30, 2015 were retrospectively analyzed. Thirty-eight patients suffered from CPE... Show More
  • The Clinical Characteristics and Magnetic Resonance Analysis of Children with Mild Encephalitis with Reversible Isolated Corpus Callosum

    Li Chaoyang, Yang Jie, Guan Xiaoli, Li Chunhua, Jing Xiaowei, Li Wenling

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 36-40
    Received: 4 May 2018
    Accepted: 7 June 2018
    Published: 16 July 2018
    Abstract: Objective: To summarize the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) performance and clinical characteristics of children mild encephalitis with reversible isolated corpus callosum pressure (MERS), and analyze the possible etiology. Methods: The clinical data and MRI findings of 11 children with MERS in children's hospital of Shanxi Province from January 2... Show More
  • Impact of the Optimal Respiratory System Dynamic Compliance Strategy for Titrating Positive End-Expiratory Pressure on the Prognosis of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Children

    Xie Youjun, Mo Wugui, Wei Yue, Wei Rong, Tang Yupeng, Fu Jun, Lu Gongzhi

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 41-45
    Received: 31 May 2018
    Accepted: 21 June 2018
    Published: 24 July 2018
    Abstract: To investigate the impact of the optimal respiratory system dynamic compliance (Cdyn) strategy for titrating positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) on the prognosis of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in children. A total of 30 patients with ARDS admitted in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) of Guangxi Maternity and Child Health H... Show More