. Neonatal Oncology

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Neonatal Oncology   Sheila Weitzman, Yaron Finkelstein, and Robert J. Arceci   Tumors are a rare but important cause of mortality and morbidity in the newborn. Newborn cancer makes up…

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. Disorders of Sexual Development (DSD)

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Disorders of Sexual Development (DSD)   Melvin M. Grumbach   Abnormalities of sex differentiation or disorders of sexual development (DSD) are divided into two broad categories: (1) errors in (primary)…

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. Skin Infections and Exanthems

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Skin Infections and Exanthems   Jane S. Bellet and Anthony J. Mancini   SUPERFICIAL BACTERIAL INFECTIONS Topical therapies for some common pediatric bacterial skin infections are outlined in Table 367-1….

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. The Ear

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The Ear   John H. Greinwald Jr., Margaret A. Kenna, and Blake C. Papsin   THE NORMAL EAR ANATOMY The ear is divided into the external, middle, and inner ear…

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. Disorders of Glucose Transporters

Jan 7, 2017 by in PEDIATRICS Comments Off on . Disorders of Glucose Transporters

Disorders of Glucose Transporters   RenĂ© Santer   GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS D-glucose and other monosaccharides are hy-drophilic substances that cannot easily cross the lipophilic bilayer of the cell membrane. Since carbohydrates…

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. Inherited Bleeding Disorders

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Inherited Bleeding Disorders   Amy L. Dunn, Shannon L. Meeks, and Thomas C. Abshire   Inherited bleeding disorders are a heterogeneous group of conditions that lead to excessive hemorrhage. The…

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. Cancer Genetics and Biology

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Cancer Genetics and Biology   David Malkin   The unique biological features, the cell of origin, and the response to therapy of childhood cancers make them intriguing models with which…

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. Abnormalities of the Lungs

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Abnormalities of the Lungs   M. Grisel Galarza and Ilene R. S. Sosenko   SIGNS OF RESPIRATORY DISTRESS Respiratory distress syndrome in the newborn (discussed in detail in Chapter 54)…

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