This cohort study uses electronic health records across 3 diverse pediatric health care networks to characterize the incidence, recognition, and distinguishing clinical features of pediatric C difficile infection–associated reactive arthritis among children with C difficile infection.
This literature review provides an update on the current knowledge about Kawasaki disease as well as recent advances in its diagnosis and treatment.
Guandalini and Assiri review how celiac disease is triggered by the ingestion of gluten in genetically predisposed individuals. Diagnosis requires an intestinal biopsy, and a strict gluten-free diet must be followed.
This cohort study assesses the accuracy and negative predictive value of a graded oral provocation challenge among children with suspected allergy to amoxicillin.
This review examines the pathogenesis, epidemiologic features, diagnosis, and management of inflammatory bowel disease in children and adolescents.
This retrospective cohort study suggests that clinicians reconsider the practice of treating otherwise healthy children with acute osteomyelitis with prolonged intravenous antibiotics when an equally effective oral alternative exists.
Momper et al compared US Food and Drug Administration–approved adult and adolescent drug dosing and assessed the utility of allometric scaling for the prediction of drug clearance in the adolescent population.