Volume 5, Jul - Sep 2022
Impact of environment on development and mental health of children
Iqbal A. Memon 1, Arit Parkash 2
Children are their nation’s future and it is the society’s responsibility to ensure their healthy growth and development. Normal growth and development only when we provide them with adequate nutrition and a safe environment to live in. Amongst the few important markers of development, stunting ...
Assessing Self-efficacy of school children for making choices for Physical activity and Healthy food
Swati Y Bhave 1, Latika Bhalla 2, Yakub K. Sayyad 3, Yashwant S Bhave 4
One of the missions of AACCI- Association of Adolescent and Child Care in India , is to increase awareness of healthy lifestyle in children to help in reducing the incidence of NCD’s in child and adult population. We are doing multi-centric studies in India using a validated scale Physical Activit...
Parental Healthcare-Seeking Behaviors of Filipinos with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Jerson F. Agabao 1, Elbert John V. Layug 1, Loudella Calotes-Castillo 1
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is the most common X-linked dystrophinopathy characterized by a chronic progressive neuromuscular degeneration. Early diagnosis and interventions may delay or prevent its complications. A factor that affects prompt diagnosis is the healthcare-seeking behavior of the...
Characteristics of childhood allergy in a pediatric population in Outpatient and Emergency settings
Taral K Parikh
Allergic diseases are becoming more prevalent globally and affecting all age groups [1]. In the last decade, allergy diseases are dominating the pediatric population. [2-3], increasing medical costs and morbidity. As per [4] study shows, Asthma prevalence was 10%, rhinitis at 54%, and eczema at 22% ...
Primary Sjögren’s syndrome presenting as autoimmune bicytopenia - A rare event
Sunil V. Kapur 1, Jitendra S. Oswal 1
Primary Sjogren's (pSS) is a multisystem autoimmune disease which predominantly affects the exocrine glands. pSS may occasionally present in an atypical way which may be a challenging diagnostic dilemma. Clinically important immune-mediated cytopenia may be the first manifestation of an occult pSS a...
Rare cases of MIS-C among Neonates as a result of antenatal exposure to SARS COV-2
Pooja Makadia 1, Mehul Pancholi 1
Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MISC) has been becoming very common now days. It usually occurs 2 to 6 weeks after infection with SARS-CoV-2. MIS-C can be moderate, serious, even deadly, but most children who were diagnosed with this condition have gotten better with prope...
Right Upper Lobe Pulmonary Agenesis Type III - A Rare Case Report
Sakina S. Rajagara 1, Bela Verma 1, Amin R. Kaba 1
Agenesis of the right upper lobe of lung is a very rare anomaly with an incidence of 0.0034%. It is frequently diagnosed as an incidental finding of an abnormal radiograph. It is a congenital defect caused by unsuccessful growth of primitive lung bud. A 5 month old, female child, with persistent pne...
Zoledronic Acid-induced transient elevated liver enzymes in a neonate with osteogenesis imperfecta: A case report
Yun Istatik 1, Irene Ramadhani Putri 1, Aman Bhakti Pulungan 1
Elevated liver enzymes or hepatotoxicity induced by zoledronic acid infusion have been rarely reported, especially in a neonate with OI. Hereby we aim to describe the case of a neonate with OI who developed transiently elevated liver enzymes accompanied by a fever after zoledronic acid treatment....
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