PEDIATRICS

. Disorders of Bile Acid Synthesis

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Disorders of Bile Acid Synthesis   Peter T. Clayton   METABOLIC PATHWAYS The major bile acids produced in the liver are the taurine and glycine conjugates (amidates) of chenodeoxycholic acid…

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. Disorders of Lipid and Lipoprotein Metabolism

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Disorders of Lipid and Lipoprotein Metabolism   Peter O. Kwiterovich Jr.   Disorders of lipid and lipoprotein metabolism are characterized by dyslipidemia, which is defined as either elevated or low…

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. Acquired Coagulation Disorders

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Acquired Coagulation Disorders   Guy Young   Many hemorrhagic disorders in children are caused by genetic defects, but there are also a number of important acquired conditions that can lead…

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. Disorders of the Epidermis

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Disorders of the Epidermis   Kristen E. Holland   Primary skin diseases that principally affect the epidermis may be categorized as either a dermatitis or a papulosquamous disorder. Dermatitis commonly…

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. Neonatal Dermatology

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Neonatal Dermatology   Sheila S. Galbraith   NEONATAL SKIN DEVELOPMENT AND PHYSIOLOGY The skin of a newborn infant differs from adult skin in several ways that place infants at increased…

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. Antibacterial Therapy

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Antibacterial Therapy   David K. Hong and Charles G. Prober   The first antibiotic to be discovered was penicillin, a natural product of Penicillium mold. Innumerable microbial products have been…

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. Diagnosis and Management of Thrombosis

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Diagnosis and Management of Thrombosis   Janna M. Journeycake and Anthony K. C. Chan   Thrombosis, defined as excessive clotting, has three main causes: reduced blood flow (stasis), increase in…

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