Diseases of children (pediatrics)

White feces in a child

In young children, bowel movements are of different colors: from light yellow to brown - it all depends on the nutrition of the child. Usually this does not cause any anxiety, but the appearance of white feces alarms parents and makes them consult a pediatrician, is this normal?

Subependymal cyst in a newborn

When performing a brain neurosonography procedure, doctors sometimes detect a benign hollow neoplasm, after which they make the diagnosis “subependymal cyst in a newborn”. 

Purulent otitis media in a child

Young children suffer it very painfully, especially since they cannot tell their parents where it hurts. There is a catarrhal and purulent form of the disease, the latter is very dangerous for the health of babies due to the greater likelihood of relapse. 

Streptoderma in children: causes and symptoms

Streptoderma is one of the types of skin pyoderma (diseases caused by bacterial infection). Streptoderma in children  is caused by a specific type of microorganism - bacteria of the Streptococcus genus. 

Diagnosis of streptoderma in a child

In order to diagnose streptoderma in children, it is necessary to consult a doctor. This may be a local pediatrician, a dermatologist, an infectious diseases specialist, and a bacteriologist. To begin with, it is recommended to contact your local pediatrician, who will prescribe the necessary examination, and, if necessary, refer you to other specialists.

Consequences and complications of streptoderma in children

The consequences and complications of streptoderma in a child can be very unfavorable. Bacterial infection is always accompanied by the development of inflammation, infection. If untreated, the risk of sepsis and bacteremia is quite high. 

Types and stages of streptoderma in children

Streptoderma in children has several features. It is a skin disease of bacterial origin, in which a rash appears on the skin, which can then develop into weeping wounds, fester. 

Sprengel disease

The deformity of the shoulder joint, in which the scapula is located above its usual state, is deployed and looks like a wing, is called Sprengel disease by the name of a German surgeon who first described it. It is both one-way and two-way. 


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