American Journal of Pediatrics

Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022

  • Improving Equitable Transition to Adult Care for Transgender and Gender Expansive Adolescents and Young Adults

    Baer Karrington, Marshall Hamilton, David J Inwards-Breland

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: Nov. 08, 2021
    Accepted: Dec. 27, 2021
    Published: Jan. 08, 2022
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    Abstract: Transgender and gender expansive (TGE) adolescents and young adults are a marginalized group who have many health disparities in relation to their cisgender peers secondary to transphobia and cis-normativity, with TGE people of racially minoritized identities also having to navigate the intersection of racism. One area of TGE care with little to no... Show More
  • The Difference of Anti-HBs Levels in Babies Vaccinated with Hepatitis B Vaccine Between at 2, 4, 6 Months with 2, 3, 4 Months Schedule in Denpasar

    Vania Catleya Estina, I Gusti Ngurah Sanjaya Putra, Dyah Kanya Wati, Hendra Santoso, I Gusti Agung Ngurah Sugitha Adnyana, Komang Ayu Witarini

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 6-9
    Received: Dec. 08, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 06, 2022
    Published: Jan. 12, 2022
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    Abstract: Background: Hepatitis B virus is one of the causes of the major health problem throughout the world. Hepatitis B vaccine is one way to control HBV infections effectively. The prevalence of HB infection shows a decreased effectivity of Hepatitis B vaccination. Objective: To discover the differences in anti-HBs levels between two schedules of vaccina... Show More
  • Routine Placental Histopathological Examination: Provides Answers in Neonatal Management

    Roy Bithi, Gonzalez Jeannette, Kwok Adrian, Walker Karen, Morgan Catherine, Webb Annabel, Badawi Nadia, Novak Iona

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 10-13
    Received: Nov. 19, 2021
    Accepted: Dec. 14, 2021
    Published: Jan. 17, 2022
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    Abstract: Placental abnormality may affect the fetus adversely. The purpose of this study was to identify the prevalence of placental histopathological examination in a private hospital setting and analyse the placental histopathology findings for high-risk pregnancies. A retrospective cross-sectional study was conducted at the Mater Hospital in Sydney from ... Show More
  • Intra Ventricular Colistin in Neonatal Brain Abscess Management: A Case of Multiple Brain Abscesses

    Farhad Abolhasan Choobdar, Zahra Soltani, Alireza Nateghian, Vahid Heidari

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 14-16
    Received: Dec. 24, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 11, 2022
    Published: Jan. 17, 2022
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    Abstract: Neonatal Brain abscess is a rare sever neonatal infection requiring careful medical and neurosurgical intervention strategies to reduce morbidity and mortality rates. Gram-negative bacterial agents are the most common pathogens involved in brain abscesses of neonates. The use of wide spectrum antibiotics in combination with neurosurgical drainage o... Show More
  • Hypoglycaemia in the Early Neonatal Period in Newborns

    Tatyana E. Taranushenko, Ekaterina V. Antsiferova, Natalia G. Kiseleva

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 17-22
    Received: Jan. 23, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 22, 2021
    Published: Jan. 28, 2022
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    Abstract: Neonatal hypoglycaemia is a topical problem in neonatology and paediatric endocrinology. In recent years, problems of glycaemia monitoring during first days of life have been discussed as well as the strategy for management of newborns with the syndrome of hypoglycemia and evaluation of metabolism in brain neurons has been a matter of scientific re... Show More
  • Anti-Rituximab Antibodies in Idiopathic Nephrotic Children Treated with Rituximab: A Prospective Single Centre Study

    Snehamayee Nayak, Rina Tripathy, Subal Kumar Pradhan

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 23-29
    Received: Dec. 06, 2021
    Accepted: Dec. 21, 2021
    Published: Jan. 28, 2022
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    Abstract: Corticosteroids have been the main treatment of nephrotic syndrome (NS) for decades however many patients fail to respond. In such children, alternative immunosuppressive medications such as rituximab is used to maintain remission of NS. However, antibodies to rituximab develops during treatment reduces its efficacy. Therefore, this study aimed to ... Show More
  • Evolutionary Trajectories in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Magda Di Renzo, Federico Bianchi Di Castelbianco, Elena Vanadia, Massimiliano Petrillo, Monica Rea

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 30-35
    Received: Jan. 18, 2022
    Accepted: Feb. 11, 2022
    Published: Mar. 15, 2022
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    Abstract: Autism spectrum disorders are generally regarded as lifelong conditions, affecting communication, relationships, and adaptive skills. Studies on the developmental trajectories of people out of autism have found adequate adaptive social-communication skills, effective experiences of inclusion in regular education classrooms, normal intellective func... Show More
  • Giant Orbital Rhabdomyosarcoma in a Newborn: Case Report

    Ghizlane Amri, Yasmine Bennani, Mohammed Belmekki

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 36-38
    Received: Feb. 21, 2022
    Accepted: Mar. 15, 2022
    Published: Mar. 23, 2022
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    Abstract: Rhabdomyosarcoma is the single most common type of soft tissue sarcoma in childhood and teenage, it has been reported from birth to the seventh decade, with the majority of cases presenting in early childhood but it is very rare in neonates. The orbit including the eyelids is the usual primary site in the head and neck, and it is a highly malignant... Show More
  • Association of Functional Ability with Nutritional Status Among Children with Cerebral Palsy

    Razia Sultana, Ariful Islam, Naila Zaman Khan, Samsun Nahar Sumi, Narayan Chandra Saha, Mohammad Mohsin

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 39-50
    Received: Feb. 20, 2022
    Accepted: Mar. 25, 2022
    Published: Mar. 31, 2022
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    Abstract: Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common physical disability in childhood. Children with CP are particularly vulnerable to malnutrition. There is a paucity of studies among these individuals to find the association between functional ability with nutritional status. In this study our objective was to find out the association between functional abilit... Show More