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Paediatrics

Paediatrics: how to manage scabies

Authors: Russell Thompson, Sean Westbury, Dana Slape

This narrative review addresses scabies, a highly contagious, pruritic infestation of the skin caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis. It also provides a summary of treatments and recommendations for the management of paediatric scabies.

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Paediatrics: how to manage obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome

Authors: Theresa NH Leung, James WCH Cheng, Anthony KC Chan

This article provides a narrative review on the current diagnostic and treatment options for paediatric OSAS.

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Paediatrics: how to manage viral gastroenteritis

Authors: Alexander KC Leung, Kam Lun Hon

This article aims to provide a narrative updated review on the evaluation and management of viral gastroenteritis in children.

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Acute bacterial sinusitis in children: an updated review

Authors: Alexander KC Leung MBBS, FRCPC, FRCP (UK and Irel), FRCPCH, FAAP, Kam Lun Hon MD, FAAP, FCCM, Winnie CW Chu MD, FRCR

This article is an updated narrative review on the evaluation, diagnosis, and management of acute bacterial sinusitis.

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Hydroxychloroquine-induced hyperpigmentation in a 14-year-old female with systemic lupus erythematosus

Authors: Alexander KC Leung MBBS, FRCP (UK & Irel), FRCPCH, FAAP, Tara McMillan MD, FRCPC, Andrea Human MD, FRCPC, Joseph M Lam MD, FRCPC

Physicians who use hydroxychloroquine in children should be aware of this less-known side effect of hydroxychloroquine so that an accurate diagnosis can be made, and unnecessary investigations and inappropriate treatment can be avoided.

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