Flashcards in Pediatrics Deck (64)
Atypical or walking pneumonia is caused by what pathogen?
a child with a fever lasting longer than 5 days should make you think of what diagnosis?
a widely split fixed S2 should make you think of what diagnosis?
List the five major jones criteria for diagnosing rheumatic fever.
polyarthritis, erythema marginatum, chorea, carditis, subcuticular nodes
pale and boggy nasal mucose should make you think of what diagnosis?
what organism is th most common cause of otitis media?
which viral exanthem often has conjunctivitis as one of its symptoms?
by what age should a child be able to roll over?
what is the x-ray finding that supports diagnosis of a slipped capital femoral epiphysis?
ice cream falling off the cone
a cxr finding of notched ribs in a child should make you think of what diagnosis?
coarctation of the aorta
bruises may be purple, green, yellow and brown. how many days old is a yellow bruise?
purple day 1-5, green day 5-7, yellow 7-10, brown 10-14
(a purple seed plants a green tree, which leaves turn yellow, then brown)
a four y/o M presents between october and march with wheezing, coughing, a runny nose and increased respiratory rate. what is the most likely pathogen?
respiratory syncytial virus
a child with bulky greasy stool should make you think of what diagnosis?
describe erythema marginatum
pink rings on the trunk and inner surfaces of the limbs.
a palpable olive shaped epigastric mass in a one month old should make you think of what dx?
german measles is also known as what disease?
by what age should a child be able to hold up her head?
at what age should a child begin to say momma and dada?
what is the medical term for cross eyed?
first line treatment for pertussis
How long should you wait for a swallowed marble to pass through the body before considering surgery?
Is an upper respiratory infection which includes hoarseness most likely bacterial or viral?
In order to diagnose rheumatic fever what one thing must you have?
Evidence of a strep infection either positive titer or positive culture.
In addition to that you need
2 major criteria or 1 major
and 2 minor criteria.
what is the treatment for volvulus in a child?
first line treatment in mycoplasma pneumonia?
a macrolide erythromycin and azithromycin
what is pertussis more commonly referred as?
An overweight 15 year old boy with a limp presents to your office complaining of knee pain. There is no history of trauma. What diagnosis should you be thinking of?
slipped capital femoral epiphysis
a premature infant with hyaline membrane disease will have what appearance on CXR?
bilateral atelectasis or ground glass appearance