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2021-05-20 Case Report

A rare cause of neonatal diarrhoea: Microvillositary inclusion disease: about a case report

M Akhrif*, M Sabib, L Rouas, T Meskini and N Mouane


Microvillositary inclusion disease also known as microvillositary atrophy is a rare congenital enteropathy containing a border abnormality in the brushes of enterocytes, manifesting as severe rebellious diarrhea in newborns and infants. It was first described in 1978 by David...

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2021-05-17 Case Report

Rapidly involuting congenital hemangioma associated with Kasabach-Merritt Syndrome

Rosalia Ballona*, Jean Zevallos and Jeanette Núñez


Background: Rapidly involuting congenital hemangioma (RICH) is a rare vascular tumor that is present at birth and involutes during the first year of life. Kasabach-Merritt syndrome (KMS) is a complication of some vascular tumors such as kaposiform hemangioendothelioma and tuf...

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2021-05-13 Research Article

Clinical picture of pulmonary plague observed in the paediatric wards of antananarivo

Rivo Lova Herilanto Rakotomalala*, Lovasoa Randriamanga, Mihary Soa Karol, Mioramalala Sedera Aurélien and Annick Lalaina Robinson


Introduction: In Madagascar, plague is a highly contagious acute endemic infectious disease. The diagnosis of the most severe form of pneumonic plague remains difficult in children, hence the objectives of the present study; which is to identify the clinical signs of this cli...

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2021-04-15 Research Article

Factors associated with diagnostic delay in children with Wilms’ tumor

Francisca Norma Gutierrez, Guilherme de Aguiar Moraes, Marilia Fornaciari Grabois, Sima Ester Ferman and Adauto Dutra Moraes Barbosa*


Background: In Wilms’ tumor, the time elapsed between clinical diagnosis and the start of treatment is clearly associated with morbidity and mortality. As treatment delay can influence patient survival, identification of possible causes can mitigate the consequences ari...

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2021-04-14 Research Article

Efficacy of intravenous immunoglobulins in the prophylaxis of neonatal sepsis

Sharif S*, Bloomer C, Al Assaf N and Khan R


Despite critical care advances, robust antibiotic therapy and improved strategies in early detection and prevention of infection, the incidence of morbidity and mortality from neonatal sepsis worldwide in preterm and low birth weight neonates remains overwhelmingly high. Neona...

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2021-03-29 Review Article

Rationality and irrationality in the use of antibiotics in the epiclatino Latin American Neonatal Units

Angela B Hoyos*


Background: Recent years have seen chaos in the neonatology use of antibiotics with diverse opinions and recommendations in international guidelines and societies. This has created great uncertainty in which cases to use, for how long, and which tests apply to make these deci...

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2021-03-29 Short Communication

Atypical presentation of congenital pneumonia: Value of lung ultrasound

Virginie Meau-Petit* and Grenville F Fox

A term neonate was transferred from a Local Neonatal Unit to our surgical Neonatal Intensive Care Unit on Day 2 due to abdominal distension with radiological appearances suggestive of intestinal obstruction. He was born by Caesarean section with no risk factors for sepsis.

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2021-03-25 Research Article

Factors associated with zinc prescription practice among children with diarrhea who visited public health facilities in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: A cross sectional study

Abenezer Woldegebriel*, Mesfin Beyero and Alemneh Kabeta Daba


Background: Diarrhea and nutrient deficiency worsen each other, and zinc is recommended to be included in clinical management of diarrhea. Therefore, this investigation was done to assess zinc prescription practice to children with diarrhea, identify factors associated with z...

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2021-03-25 Research Article

An Audit on the implementation of administering Ondansetron in children with acute gastroenteritis and its effect on admission rate

Saskia D’Sa*, Ahad Hussain, Mushtaq Hussain, Zahir Afridi, John Twomey and Irfan Ahmed


Acute gastroenteritis (AGE) is a common presenting complaint in paediatrics. Most often, the reason for admission into hospital is to initiate intravenous rehydration in patients with severe dehydration and inability to tolerate oral intake. We found that Ondansetron acts as ...

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2021-01-30 Research Article

Maximal stability limits in adolescents with Tourette syndrome

Mariève Blanchet*, François Prince, Martin Lemay, Sylvain Chouinard and Julie Messier


We explored if adolescents with Gilles de la Tourette syndrome (GTS) had functional postural control impairments and how these deficits are linked to a disturbance in the processing and integration of sensory information. We evaluated the displacements of the center of pressu...

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