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Updated on 10/07/2018

Intracardiac Sewing Needle in a Child

Jieru Cai, Huan Liu, Lai Wei, Xiaoqiang Ding

Correspondence

Vitamin D Supplementation in Childhood – A Review of Guidelines: Correspondence

Lorin E. West, W. Randy Brooks

 

Original Article

Cytotoxic T- Lymphocyte Antigen-4 (CTLA4) Gene Expression and Urinary CTLA4 Levels in Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome

Om P Mishra, Prashant Chhabra, Gopeshwar Narayan

 

Antenatally Diagnosed Surgical Conditions: Fetus As Our Patient

Kashish Khanna, Anjan Kumar Dhua, Veereshwar Bhatnagar

 

Original Article

Prevalence and Predictors of Invasive Fungal Infections in Children with Persistent Febrile Neutropenia Treated for Acute Leukemia – A Prospective Study

Jogender Kumar, Amitabh Singh, Rachna Seth

 

Editorial Commentary

Impact of Pediatric Malignancies on Parent’s Quality of Life

Deepam Pushpam, Sameer Bakhshi

 

Original Article

Sleep Dysfunction and Behavioral Daytime Problems in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Comparative Study

Prahbhjot Malhi, Amandeep Kaur, Pratibha Singhi

 

Scientific Letter

Does Procalcitonin Predict Bacterial Infection in Febrile Children with Sickle Cell Disease?

Narcisse Elenga, Lenaic Placide, Emma Cuadro-Alvarez

 

Scientific Letter

Percutaneous Sclerotherapy of Superficial Vascular Malformation Leading to Bleomycin Induced Lung Injury and Lipoid Pneumonia

Daisy Khera, Ambar Bhatnagar, Pushpinder S. Khera

 

Correspondence

Prevalence of Hypocalcemia in Seizures in Infancy: Correspondence

Jogender Kumar

 

EDITORIAL COMMENTARY

Expanding Applications of Prenatal MR Imaging: Detection of Complex Multisystem Anomalies Made Easy

Manisha Jana, Arun Kumar Gupta

 

Editorial Commentary

Cooking in Iron Pots for Iron Deficiency Anemia: The Traditional Way Forward?

Deepak Bansal, Richa Jain

 

Picture of the Month

Familial Brachydactyly with Variable Expression in Three Family Members

Ankur Singh, Rajniti Prasad, Om Prakash Mishra

 

Original Article

Pulmonary Hemorrhage in Children: Etiology, Clinical Profile and Outcome

Channa de Silva, Aparna Mukherjee, Kana Ram Jat

 

Scientific Letter

Rubber Band (Dhaga) Syndrome of the Wrist

Mukesh Kumar, Kamal Kant Sharma, Lalit Kumar Chauhan

 

Original Article

Infiltrating, Quasi-Cancerous Rectal Lesions: Unique Manifestation of Visceral Basidiobolus ranarum

Abdullah S. Al-Helal, Nishith Kumar Jetley

 

Scientific Letter

Accidental Mechanical Asphyxia from a Window-Blind Cord

Kazuna Yamamoto, Satoru Iwashima, Tomohiro Nishio

 

Picture of the Month

Adams-Oliver Syndrome: Limited Expression

Ananthanarayanan Kasinathan, Indar K. Sharawat

 

Clinical Brief

Cystic Leucoencephalopathy in NDUFV1 Mutation

Yamini Wadhwa, Seema Rohilla, Jaya Shankar Kaushik

 

What is New in the Management of Childhood Asthma?

Atul Gupta, Gayathri Bhat, Paolo Pianosi

 

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Scientific Letter

Longitudinally Extensive Transverse Myelitis

Deepti Chawla, Devendra Mishra, Sapna Singh

 

Scientific Letter

Pseudothrombocytopenia and Usefulness of Platelet Aggregates in Peripheral Smear in the Diagnosis of Scrub Typhus

Sarala Rajajee, Ezhilarasi Subbiah

 

Original Article

Evaluation of Childhood Vaccine Refusal and Hesitancy Intentions in Turkey

Seda Topçu, Habip Almış, Sevgi Başkan, Mehmet Turgut

 

EDITORIAL

Advances in Asthma

Umakanth Katwa, S. K. Kabra

 

Scientific Letter

SEPN1-related Rigid Spine Muscular Dystrophy

Arushi Gahlot Saini, Hansashree Padmanabha

 

Asthma, Environment and Pollution: Where the Rubber Hits the Road

Sankaran Krishnan, Sherin Panacherry

 

Correction

Correction to: Vitamin D Supplementation in Childhood – A Review of Guidelines

Shivani Randev, Pankaj Kumar, Vishal Guglani

 

Editorial Commentary

Screening Urinalysis in Detection of Chronic Kidney Disease in Children

Aditi Sinha, Arvind Bagga

 

Original Article

Sublingual Immunotherapy Decreases Expression of Interleukin-33 in Children with Allergic Rhinitis

Yuanming Wang, Chuling Li, Yaxiong Xu, Deyu Xu

 

Scientific Letter

Child with Isolated Motor Delay: Look at the Neuroimage

Indar Kumar Sharawat, Ananthanarayanan Kasinathan

 

Original Article

Comparison of Four Days Versus Seven Days Duration of Antibiotic Therapy for Neonatal Pneumonia: A Randomized Controlled Trial

N. B. Mathur, A. Murugesan

 

Original Article

Prevalence of Depression among Caregivers of Indian Children with Cystic Fibrosis

Javeed Iqbal Bhat, Wasim Ahmad Wani, Bashir A. Charoo

 

Clinical Brief

Van Wyk Grumbach Syndrome: A Rare Consequence of Hypothyroidism

Pavan Reddy, Kritika Tiwari, Abhishek Kulkarni

 

Picture of the Month

Siblings with L2 Hydroxy Glutaric Aciduria

Jyotindra Narayan Goswami, Ananthanarayanan Kasinathan

 

Picture of the Month

Methemoglobinemia: A Girl with ‘Chocolate Brown’ Colored Blood

Manas Kumar Mahapatra, Prabhas Prasun Giri

 

Correspondence

Subjective Global Nutritional Assessment: A Reliable Screening Tool for Nutritional Assessment in Cerebral Palsy Children – Correspondence

Jogender Kumar, Amitabh Singh

 

Scientific Letter

Child with Progressive Hemiparesis: Think Beyond Neoplastic Disorders

Indar Kumar Sharawat, Usnish Adhikari, Sudhir Sharma

 

Scientific Letter

Adverse Effects of Azathioprine in a Child and Her Mother with Eczema

Kam Lun Hon, Mimi Chang, Shuk Ching Chong

 

Original Article

Quality of Life (QoL) and the Factors Affecting it in Transfusion-dependent Thalassemic Children

Kapil Chordiya, Vikash Katewa, Pramod Sharma

 

Scientific Letter

Evaluating Liver Fibrosis by Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse in Thalassemia

Rashid H. Merchant, Mubaraka Lokhandwala

 

Scientific Letter

Novel Gene Mutation in a Chinese Boy with Severe Congenital Neutropenia

Tingting Zou, Jianjun Deng, Min Shu, Qin Guo

 

Commentary

Eosinophilic Esophagitis – An Overview

Sanjay Kumar, Sandeep K. Gupta

 

Picture of the Month

Imaging in Maple Syrup Urine Disease

Tanay Shah, Sunita Purohit, Mrudang Raval

 

Original Article

Anterior Fontanelle Size in Healthy Indian Late Preterm and Full Term Newborns

Shuvendu Roy, Vishal Vishnu Tewari, Jawede Equbal

Status of Newborn Screening and Inborn Errors of Metabolism in India

Seema Kapoor, B. K. Thelma

 

Severe Asthma: Challenges and Pitfalls in Management

Anirban Maitra

 

Scientific Letter

Scheuermann’s Disease with Extensive Involvement of Dorsolumbar Spine

Neha Garg, Natasha Gupta, Dheeraj Shah

 

Clinical Brief

Non-verbal Communication in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: A Video Audit Using Non-verbal Immediacy Scale (NIS-O)

Somashekhar Marutirao Nimbalkar, Himalaya Raval

 

Original Article

Urine Flow Cytometry in the Diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infection

Seçil Conkar, Sevgi Mir

 

Scientific Letter

RANBP2 Mutation in Clinically Undiagnosed Acute Necrotizing Encephalopathy

Sedat Işıkay, Yavuz Şahin

 

Original Article

Hospital Based Psychosocial Support Program for Children with ALL and their Families: A Comprehensive Triad’s Perspective

Tanuja Kaushal, Sujata Satapathy, Rakesh Kumar Chadda

 

Correspondence

Effect of Placental Transfusion on Iron Stores in Moderately Preterm Neonates of 30-33 weeks Gestation: Correspondence

Viraraghavan Vadakkencherry Ramaswamy

 

Scientific Letter

Pulmonary Artery Sling Masquerading Bronchiolitis

Bandya Sahoo, Mukesh Kumar Jain, Reshmi Mishra

 

Scientific Letter

Epididymo-Orchitis in Scrub Typhus

Arpan Saha, Sumantra Sarkar, Ashish Patil, Biplab Besra

 

Original Article

Cardiac Troponin-T as a Marker of Myocardial Dysfunction in Term Neonates with Perinatal Asphyxia

Susy Joseph, Sobha Kumar, Zulfikar Ahamed M, S. Lakshmi

 

Original Article

The Role of Presepsin Obtained from Tracheal Aspirates in the Diagnosis of Early Onset Pneumonia in Intubated Newborns

Dragana Savić, Aleksandra Simović, Slavica Marković

 

Scientific Letter

Celiac Disease in Association with Gilbert’s Syndrome

Ajay Kumar, Vyom Aggarwal

 

Book Review

Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Paediatrics - Paediatric Neurology: Rob Forsyth and Richard Newton (eds)

Satinder Aneja

 

Scientific Letter

Henoch Schönlein Purpura Nephritis Developing in a Child with Known IgA Nephropathy

Aliza Mittal, Munaver Dijoo, Abha Sabhikhi

 

Original Article

Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: Incidence, Risk Factors and Etiological Agents

Gnanaguru Vijay, Anirban Mandal, Jhuma Sankar

 

Scientific Letter

Dihydropteridine Reductase Deficiency: A Treatable Neurotransmitter Movement Disorder Masquerading as Refractory Epilepsy Due to Novel Mutation

Vykuntaraju K. Gowda, Hemadriben Vegda

 

Clinical Brief

A Comparative Evaluation of Presepsin with Procalcitonin and CRP in Diagnosing Neonatal Sepsis

Neeraj Kumar, Rajeshwar Dayal, Pratibha Singh

 

Original Article

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Across the Age Continuum: Similarity and Disparity

Amey Dilip Sonavane, Pratibha Sonawane

 

Original Article

Exercise Capacity Assessment by the Modified Shuttle Walk Test and its Correlation with Biochemical Parameters in Obese Children and Adolescents

Priscila Kurz de Assumpção, João Paulo Heinzmann-Filho

 

Scientific Letter

Anemia Due to ABO Incompatibility in a Neonate

Yukari Atsumi, Hiroshi Sakakibara, Satoko Suzuki

 

Scientific Letter

Beth-Israel Hemoglobin: An Uncommon Cause of Cyanosis in a 9-year-old Boy

Lakshmi Madhumathi Marimuthu, C. G. Delhi Kumar

 

Original Article

Tuberculosis Burden among Household Pediatric Contacts of Adult Tuberculosis Patients

Rajeshwar Dayal, Dipti Agarwal, Rakesh Bhatia, C. Bipin

Concepts, Utility and Limitations of Cord Blood Banking: What Clinicians Need to Know

Dhanya Lakshmi Narayanan, Shubha R. Phadke

 

Asthma and Fungus: Role in Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (ABPA) and Other Conditions

Meenu Singh, Nandini Paul, Shreya Singh

 

Original Article

Newborn Screening for Congenital Hypothyroidism and Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

 

Original Article

Sleep Pattern of Adolescents in a School in Delhi, India: Impact on their Mood and Academic Performance

Ruchi Singh, Jagdish C. Suri, Renuka Sharma, Tejas Suri

 

Editorial

The Journey of Newborn Screening: Inception to Conclusion

 

Original Article

High Risk Stratified Neonatal Screening

 

Clinical Brief

Impending Rupture of Internal Carotid Artery Aneurysm Mimicking Peritonsillar Abscess

Poonam Sagar, Arif Kavungal Nambillath, Vikas Malhotra

 

Original Article

Connexin 26 (GJB2) Mutations Associated with Non-Syndromic Hearing Loss (NSHL)

Shivani Mishra, Himani Pandey, Priyanka Srivastava

 

Scientific Letter

A Rare Association of Sturge Weber Syndrome with Neurofibromatosis Type-1

Vykuntaraju K. Gowda, Varunvenkat M. Srinivasan

 

Asthma Management in the Era of Smart-Medicine: Devices, Gadgets, Apps and Telemedicine

Umakanth Katwa, Estefania Rivera

 

Correspondence

Iron Pots for the Prevention and Treatment of Anemia in Preschoolers: Correspondence

Anirban Mandal, Puneet Kaur Sahi

 

Original Article

Normative Data for Thyroid Stimulating Hormone for Screening of Congenital Hypothyroidism

 

Pediatric Endocrinology in India: Development, Progress, Problems and Challenges

Meena P. Desai, Vijayalakshmi Bhatia

 

Original Article

Challenges and Opportunities in Establishing and Maintaining Newborn Screening in a Rural Area of Andhra Pradesh – Task Force Study by Indian Council of Medical Research

A. Radha Rama Devi, Y. Ananthalakshmi

 

Original Article

Agreement Between Integrated Management of Childhood Illness and Final Diagnosis in Acute Respiratory Tract Infections

Sıddika Songül Yalçın, Beril Özdemir, Sadriye Özdemir

 

Scientific Letter

Congenital Hypothyroidism Due to Dyshormonogenesis in 2 Siblings

Sudha Rathna Prabhu, Shriraam Mahadevan

 

Clinical Brief

Prediction of Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia Using 1st Day Serum Bilirubin Levels

S. M. Spoorthi, Siddappa F. Dandinavar

 

Original Article

Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) Study of Pediatricians on Infantile Spasms

Vamsi Krishna Vaddi, Jitendra Kumar Sahu

 

Scientific Letter

Primary Biliary Cholangitis- Autoimmune Hepatitis Overlap Syndrome

Pratin Bhatt, Deepak Kumar Gupta, Nitin Ramani

 

Original Article

Normative Data of Thyroid Gland Volume in South Indian Neonates and Infants

Sudha Rathna Prabhu, Shriraam Mahadevan

 

Clinical Brief

Outcome of Early Stage Pediatric Non-Lymphoblastic Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Amol Patel, Mehar Chand Sharma, Sameer Bakhshi

 

Scientific Letter

Streptococcus pneumoniae-associated Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

Suresh Kumar Angurana, Ankit Mehta, Triptee Agrawal

 

Book Review

What We Miss in Medical School: Anuradha Totey (ed)

A. K. Dutta

 

Original Article

School Refusal Behavior in Indian Children: Analysis of Clinical Profile, Psychopathology and Development of a Best-Fit Risk Assessment Model

Ajita Nayak, Bijal Sangoi, Hrishikesh Nachane

 

Picture of the Month

Recurrence of Gastric Masses in a Neonate with Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy

Pooja Shivananda Siddhi, Imogen Storey

 

Original Article

Goltz-Gorlin Syndrome: Revisiting the Clinical Spectrum

Dhanya Yesodharan, Uta Meyer zum Büschenfelde

 

Original Article

‘Quality of Life’ of Parents of Children Suffering from Pediatric Malignancies in a Low Income Setting

Vibha Sanjay Bafna, Tanvi Ajay Bafna

 

Clinical Brief

Intracranial Hematopoiesis in Beta Thalassemia: A Case Series

Rashid Merchant, Amitkumar J. Choudhari, Mitusha Verma

 

Original Article

Effects of Taurine Supplementation on Growth in Low Birth Weight Infants: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Shun-li Cao, Hong Jiang, Shi-ping Niu, Xiao-hu Wang

 

Original Article

Field Testing of IAP2015 Charts

Nikhil Lohiya, Vaman Khadilkar, Shubhadarshini Pawar

 

Original Article

The Impact of Triage Nurse-ordered Diagnostic Studies on Pediatric Emergency Department Length of Stay

Youwei Li, Qunfeng Lu, Hua Du, Jianping Zhang

 

Original Article

Predictors of Severity in Pediatric Scrub Typhus

Dinesh Kumar Narayanasamy, Thirunavukkarasu Arun Babu

 

Clinical Brief

Achalasia Cardia in a Young Infant

V. Poornachand, K. Kumarasamy, S. P. Karamath

Principles of Management of Central Nervous System Infections

Sunit Singhi, Suresh Kumar Angurana

 

Scientific Letter

Chronic Gastric Volvulus: Cause of Feed Intolerance

Karunesh Chand, Santosh Kumar Dey, Subhash Chandra Shaw

 

Original Article

Iron Pots for the Prevention and Treatment of Anemia in Preschoolers

Francisco Plácido Nogueira Arcanjo

 

Original Article

Prenatal and Postnatal Diagnosis of Rhabdomyomas and Tuberous Sclerosis Complex by Ultrafast and Standard MRI

Ying Zhou, Su-Zhen Dong, Yu-Min Zhong, Ai-Min Sun

 

Management of Recurrent Preschool, Doctor-Diagnosed Wheeze

Ka-ka Siu, Shuk-yu Leung, Sum-yi Kong

 

Vaccinations in Primary Care

Vivek V. Shukla, Raju C. Shah

Asthma and Medicines – Long-Term Side-Effects, Monitoring and Dose Titration

Satnam Kaur, Varinder Singh

 

Scientific Letter

Does Pneumomediastinum and Pneumoretroperitoneum Always Necessitate Surgical Treatment?

Sachit Anand, Ravi Patcharu, Devendra Kumar Yadav

 

Original Article

Handheld Metal Detector for Metallic Foreign Body Ingestion in Pediatric Emergency

Hazwani Binte Hamzah, Vigil James, Suraj Manickam

 

Bacterial Infections of the Central Nervous System

Renu Suthar, Naveen Sankhyan

 

Scientific Letter

Non-Typhoidal Salmonella Bacteremia

Nivedhana Subburaju, Janani Sankar, Sulochana Putlibai

 

Scientific Letter

Post-Herpetic Autoimmune Encephalitis

Himanshi Chaudhary, Ananthanarayanan Kasinathan

 

Scientific Letter

Benign Infantile Epilepsy Mimicking Reflex Anoxic Seizures in an Infant with PRRT2 Gene Mutation

Victoria Vlachou, Vivian Chu, Efterpi Pavlidou

 

Asthma Mimickers: Approach to Differential Diagnosis

Mahesh Babu Ramamurthy

 

Clinical Brief

Clinical Spectrum and Outcome of Pediatric Drug Induced Liver Injury

Aditi Kumar, Vikrant Sood, Rajeev Khanna

 

Asthma – A Disease of How We Breathe: Role of Breathing Exercises and Pranayam

Jhuma Sankar, Rashmi Ranjan Das

 

Scientific Letter

A Novel Mutation in CD40LG Gene Causing X-Linked Hyper IgM Syndrome

Hyung Young Kim, Tae Min Um, Hee Ju Park

 

Scientific Letter

Subclavian Artery Pseudoaneurysm Following Lung Abscess in a Child

Rajendra Prasad Anne, Pankaj C. Vaidya, Sachin Mahajan

 

Scientific Letter

Lane Hamilton Syndrome

Prasan Kumar Panda, R. Sriranga, Kavneet Kaur

 

Scientific Letter

Recurrent Kawasaki Disease

Arpan Saha, Sumantra Sarkar

 

Scientific Letter

Harlequin Syndrome

Hiroshi Yamaguchi, Akiko Yokoi, Katsunori Kamimura

 

Scientific Letter

Demographic Challenges of Pediatric NHL: A Report on 280 Patients

Amol Patel, Mehar Chand Sharma, Sameer Bakhshi

 

Clinical Brief

Seasonality in Pediatric Cancer

Rubayed Nurullah, Stefan Kuhle, Bryan Maguire

 

Translating Asthma: Dissecting the Role of Metabolomics, Genomics and Personalized Medicine

Andrew Bush

 

Scientific Letter

Unexplained Transaminitis and Hyperactivity: Do Not Forget the Musculoskeletal Examination

Sumeet R. Dhawan, Saniya Gupta, Lokesh Saini

 

Original Article

Urinary Screening for Early Detection of Kidney Diseases

Kamlesh S. Suthar, Aruna V. Vanikar, Lovelesh A. Nigam

 

Cerebral Palsy: An Overview

Sheffali Gulati, Vishal Sondhi

 

Scientific Letter

Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy: A Case Series

Arunmozhimaran Elavarasi, Vinay Goyal

 

Scientific Letter

Spinal Muscular Atrophy with Preserved Deep Tendon Reflexes

Jyotindra Narayan Goswami, Jitendra Kumar Sahu

 

Scientific Letter

Aggressive Behavior in Young Children Co-detained with Imprisoned Mothers

Shilpi Sarkar, Sandhya Gupta

 

Scientific Letter

TP53 Mutation, MYCN Amplification, and Large Cell/Anaplastic Histology in Medulloblastoma

Anirban Das, Lateef Zameer, Sushant Vinarkar

 

Tools in Asthma Evaluation and Management: When and How to Use Them?

Anna Mulholland, Alana Ainsworth, Naveen Pillarisetti

 

Asthma, GERD and Obesity: Triangle of Inflammation

Samriti Gupta, Rakesh Lodha, S. K. Kabra

Fungal and Parasitic CNS Infections

Pratibha Singhi, Arushi Gahlot Saini

 

Worm Infestation: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

Bhavneet Bharti, Sahul Bharti, Sumeeta Khurana

 

Scientific Letter

Chronic Bleeding Following Duhamel Procedure Due to Staple Line Ulcers

Ketaki Gharpure, Bibekanand Jindal, Barath Jagadisan

 

Scientific Letter

Kawasaki Disease Presenting as Acute Scrotum

Soumya Roy, Subroto Chakrabartty

 

Syncope in Pediatric Practice

Pratibha Singhi, Arushi Gahlot Saini

 

Scientific Letter

Mandibular Mass in a Child with End Stage Renal Disease

Gurinder Kumar, Jomy Mathai Varghese

 

Pediatric Neurocysticercosis

Pratibha Singhi, Arushi Gahlot Saini

 

How to Proceed with Examination of a Child?

Sonia Makhija, Poornima Tiwari

 

Original Article

Incidence of Vesicobullous and Erosive Disorders of Neonates: Where and How Much to Worry?

Tarang Goyal, Anupam Varshney, S. K. Bakshi