American Journal of Pediatrics

Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2021

  • Monofluoroquinolones (МFQs): Safetyuseinpediatrics (Clinical, Morphological and Follow-up Data)

    Sergey Postnikov, Natalia Teplova, Galina Chervyakova, Anatolyi Kamenev, Vladimir Nazhimov, Alexey Ermilin, Marya Kostyleva, Anna Gratsyanskaya

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 182-188
    Received: Aug. 31, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 22, 2021
    Published: Oct. 12, 2021
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    Abstract: 2 groups of children were included to assess monofluoroquinolones (МFQs) safety in open observational prospective study: 169 cystic fibrosis patients (pulmonary exacerbation phase) and 55 aplastic anemia patients (neutropenia phase) at age 6 months to 16 years treated with ciprofloxacin (CPF), ofloxacin (OF) or pefloxacin (PF) at different time poi... Show More
  • A Scoping Review of Excessive Prenatal Ultrasonography as a Potential Risk Factor for Autism

    Hissa Moammar, Larry Desch, Rabi Sulayman

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 189-197
    Received: Sep. 01, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 28, 2021
    Published: Oct. 28, 2021
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    Abstract: For the past several decades, abdominal/pelvic prenatal ultrasonography (P-USG) has been the most significant technology used in obstetrics. There has been a tremendous increase in use throughout the world and there have been many improvements in the technology used. However, there are aspects of the technology such as frequency, exposure time, the... Show More
  • Anesthetic Management of an Intrathoracic Fetus in Fetus Case in a 5 Months Old Infant at a Low Resources African Sub-saharan Hospital

    Joseph Akodjènou, Abdel-Kémal Bori Bata, Antoine Séraphin Gbénou, Médard Guedenon, Morgiane Houngbadji, Eulalie Sansuamou, Maroufou Jules Alao, Eugène Zoumènou, Jean Etienne Bazin, Francis Veyckemans

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 198-202
    Received: Sep. 30, 2021
    Accepted: Oct. 19, 2021
    Published: Oct. 28, 2021
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    Abstract: Fetus in fetus (FIF) is an extremely rare congenital condition characterized by the parasitic development of a malformed fetal twin within a normal second twin’s body. The localization is mostly abdominal in the retroperitoneum. Thoracic localization is extremely rare. In this clinical case, a 5 month old female infant weighing 5 kg presented with ... Show More
  • Clinical Manifestation of Biliary Atresia in Bali

    Merry Natalia, I Gusti Ngurah Sanjaya Putra, Ni Nyoman Metriani Nesa, I Putu Gede Karyana

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 203-206
    Received: Oct. 16, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 03, 2021
    Published: Nov. 10, 2021
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    Abstract: Biliary atresia is a rare disease of the liver and bile ducts that occurs in infants. Biliary atresia is a condition in which the absence of a lumen in the extrahepatic biliary tract causes obstruction of bile flow. Symptoms of the disease appear or develop about two to eight weeks after birth. This study aims to describe the clinical manifestation... Show More
  • Paediatric Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair: A Comparison Among Techniques

    Shah Md. Ahsan Shahid, Md. Nowshad Ali, Khondokar Seheli Nasrin Lina, Shantona Rani Paul, Sayed Sirajul Islam, Tanzilal Lisa

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 207-210
    Received: Apr. 14, 2020
    Accepted: Oct. 05, 2021
    Published: Nov. 17, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Traditionally in herniotomy, indirect hernial sac is dealt by high ligation and removal of the redundant part, to avoid recurrence. However, some authorities are of the opinion that excision of the hernial sac without ligation, is not associated with recurrence of the hernia. Some have even shown adverse events related to hernial sac li... Show More
  • Method of Correction of Meconium Peritonite and Its Complications During Pregnancy and After Birth (Clinical Case)

    Ovsyanikov Philipp Andreevich, Ryabokon Nikita Romanovich, Bairov Vladimir Gireyevich, Sukhotskaya Anna Andreevna, Zazerskaya Irina Evgenievna, Korolev Mikhail Vladimirovich

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 211-218
    Received: Sep. 11, 2021
    Accepted: Sep. 29, 2021
    Published: Nov. 27, 2021
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    Abstract: This article describes a clinical case of management of a pregnant woman with meconium peritonitis of the fetus and further observation and treatment of the child. Meconium peritonitis, being aseptic intrauterine peritonitis, is a serious disease that requires an integrated approach. The tactics in relation to the fetus, intrauterine risks and prog... Show More
  • Practice of Pediatric Anesthesia in Sub-Saharan Africa: Experience of Two Referral Hospitals in Benin

    Akodjènou Joseph, Mewanou Serge, Ahounou Ernest, Lalèyè Yasmine, Zoumenou Eugène, Gbénou Séraphin Antoine, Fiogbé Michel Armand

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 219-224
    Received: Nov. 10, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 29, 2021
    Published: Dec. 11, 2021
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    Abstract: Introduction: The practice of pediatric anesthesia present particular risks and requires specifically trained staff. We describe here the practice of pediatric anesthesia in two referral hospitals of Cotonou. Method: This was an observational study conducted over a period of 05 months from August 4 to December 31, 2020. All children who had undergo... Show More
  • Ceftriaxone-Associated Gallbladder Pseudolithiasis in a Pediatric Patient, Case Report and Review of the Literature

    Hesham Mubarak Abdalla, Mustafa Mohammed Kafaji, Ahmed Essam Khedr, Abdullah Al-Shamrani

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 225-228
    Received: Nov. 26, 2021
    Accepted: Dec. 15, 2021
    Published: Dec. 24, 2021
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    Abstract: Ceftriaxone plays a vital role in modern medicine due to its broad-spectrum coverage of common microbes. A relatively frequent, yet underplayed side effect is pseudolithiasis, especially in the pediatric setting. While most cases resolve spontaneously, there have been reports of patients requiring surgical treatment after developing further complic... Show More
  • Blood Purification Technology in the Treatment of Type Ia Glycogen Storage Disease Complicated with Severe Lactic Acidosis: A Case Report and Literature Review

    Yu Luo, Fang Yang, Ding Liu, Zhiqiang Guo, Chongfeng Chen

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2021
    Pages: 229-233
    Received: Nov. 28, 2021
    Accepted: Dec. 15, 2021
    Published: Dec. 29, 2021
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    Abstract: Glycogen storage disease type Ia is a genetic disease caused by glucose-6-phosphatase deficiency, which often causes hypoglycemia, hyperuricemia, hypertriglyceridemia, and lactic acidemia. Severe lactic acidosis is a serious complication of glycogen storage disease type Ia. This study aimed to analyze the clinical features and treatment of glycogen... Show More