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General pediatric medicine and surgery

This section considers studies of general medicine and surgical intervention in children and adolescents.

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  1. The number of new cases of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) has increased substantially in recent years and it is now one of the most common long-term endocrine disorders in childhood. In Sweden the child and f...

    Authors: Lisbeth Jönsson, Inger Hallström and Anita Lundqvist

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:165

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Intestinal spirochetosis is an unusual infection in children and its clinical significance in humans is uncertain. The presence of these microorganisms in humans is well-known since the late 1800’s and was fir...

    Authors: Rossana Helbling, Maria-Chiara Osterheld, Bernard Vaudaux, Katia Jaton and Andreas Nydegger

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:163

    Content type: Case report

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  3. Cerebral sparganosis in children is an extremely rare disease of central nervous system, and caused by a tapeworm larva from the genus of Spirometra. In this study, we discussed and summarized epidemiological,...

    Authors: Caigui Gong, Weihua Liao, Ashley Chineah, Xiaoyi Wang and Bob L Hou

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:155

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Asthma is one of the major chronic health problems in children in the Netherlands. The Pelican is a paediatric asthma-related quality of life instrument for children with asthma from 6–11 years old, which is s...

    Authors: Stephanie van Bragt, Lisette van den Bemt, Bart Thoonen, Chris van Weel, Peter Merkus and Tjard Schermer

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:137

    Content type: Study protocol

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  5. In female adolescents and young adults, malignancies of the genital tract are the most frequent type of cancer, closely followed by Hodgkin’s and non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas.

    Authors: Farah Ziade, Nicolas von der Weid, Maja Beck-Popovic and Andreas Nydegger

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:113

    Content type: Case report

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  6. Childhood Apraxia of Speech is an impairment of speech motor planning that manifests as difficulty producing the sounds (articulation) and melody (prosody) of speech. These difficulties may persist through lif...

    Authors: Elizabeth Murray, Patricia McCabe and Kirrie J Ballard

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:112

    Content type: Study protocol

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  7. Early language delay is a high-prevalence condition of concern to parents and professionals. It may result in lifelong deficits not only in language function, but also in social, emotional/behavioural, academi...

    Authors: Melissa Wake, Penny Levickis, Sherryn Tobin, Naomi Zens, James Law, Lisa Gold, Obioha C Ukoumunne, Sharon Goldfeld, Ha ND Le, Jemma Skeat and Sheena Reilly

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:96

    Content type: Study protocol

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  8. Accumulating evidence suggests an increased prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in the Middle East. In this context, we aimed to determine whether the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency is related to degree of ...

    Authors: Abdulaziz Al-Othman, Sara Al-Musharaf, Nasser M Al-Daghri, Soundararajan Krishnaswamy, Deqa S Yusuf, Khalid M Alkharfy, Yousef Al-Saleh, Omar S Al-Attas, Majed S Alokail, Osama Moharram, Shaun Sabico and George P Chrousos

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:92

    Content type: Research article

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  9. The test characteristics of head circumference (HC) measurement percentile criteria for the identification of previously undetected pathology associated with head enlargement in primary care are unknown.

    Authors: Carrie Daymont, Moira Zabel, Chris Feudtner and David M Rubin

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:9

    Content type: Research article

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