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Unusual Diagnoses: Part 2: March 2015

Unusual Diagnoses: Part 2: March 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

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A 15-Year-Old Girl with Fever and Abdominal Pain

Molly Diaz, MD, MPH, MA; Chandani Patel DeZure, MD; Jonathan Cordova, DO; Andrea Lo, MD; and Ruba Azzam, MD

A 9-Month-Old Boy with Right-Hand Preference

Kathleen Kastner, MD; Lauren Rust, MD; Kent Kelley, MD; Michael Msall, MD; and Joseph R. Hageman, MD

An Athletic Adolescent Girl with Proteinuria and Hypertension

Siddhartha Dante, MD; and Catherine Glunz, MD

A Rare Cause of Vomiting in a 5-Year-Old Girl

Karen E. Schultz, MD; Ann Giese, MD, FAAP; and Abraham Groner, MD

A 15-Year-Old Boy with Abdominal Pain, Growth Retardation, and Anemia Secondary to Helicobacter pylori–associated Peptic Ulcer Disease

Melissa Andrianov, MD; Edgardo Rivera, MD; and Ruba Azzam, MD

Sponsorship Statement:  This continuing medical education activity is jointly sponsored by Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals.

Support Statement: There is no commercial support for this activity.

Learning Objectives: 

1. Identify the presenting signs and symptoms of psoas abscess in the setting of inflammatory bowel disease.
2. Discuss the spectrum of clinical manifestations of cerebral palsy and the steps of an appropriate evaluation.
3. Identify the most likely causes of hypertension and nephrotic syndrome in the adolescent patient.
4. Recognize the broad differential for causes of tachycardia, and the importance of reevaluating a patient’s diagnosis based on expected versus unexpected results of interventions performed.
5. Identify the alternative causes of iron deficiency anemia as well as the treatment and management of Helicobacter pylori.

Faculty names and affiliations: See Table of Contents

Reviewer names: Thomas J. Selva, MD, CME Director, Pediatric Annals; Stanford T. Shulman, Editor-in-chief, Pediatric Annals

Guest Editor:  Joseph R. Hageman, MD

Disclosure statement: In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all CME providers are required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control. Relationship information appears at the beginning of each CME-accredited article in this issue and also on this page.

Faculty members report the following financial relationships:
Thomas J. Selva, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships. 
Stanford T. Shulman, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Authors report the following financial relationships: Molly Diaz has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Chandani Patel DeZure has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Jonathan Cordova has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Andrea Lo has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Ruba Azzam discloses contracted research for clinical trials with Novartis and Synageva. Kathleen Kastner has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Lauren Rust has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Kent Kelley has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Michael Msall has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Joseph R. Hageman has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Siddhartha Dante has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Catherine Glunz has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Karen E. Schultz has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Ann Giese has an ownership interest in Medtronic, Inc. Abraham Groner has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Melissa Andrianov has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Edgardo Rivera has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The staff of Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Signed disclosures are on file at Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Accreditation statement(s): 
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Keck School of Medicine of USC and SLACK Incorporated. The Keck School of Medicine of USC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit designation:  The Keck School of Medicine of USC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release date: March 1, 2015.

Expiration Date: March 31, 2018.

How to participate:  To participate in this CME activity, you must read the learning objectives, log-in to www.Healio.com, pay for the activity ($30.00), answer the pretest questions, read the article[s], complete the CME posttest, and complete the evaluation. Provide only one (1) correct answer for each question. A satisfactory score is defined as answering 70% of the posttest questions correctly. Upon receipt of the completed materials, if a satisfactory score on the posttest is achieved, you will receive a certificate by email, issued by Keck School of Medicine of USC, for 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Payment information: The cost of gaining access to the content of this activity and completing the quiz is $30.00. Upon receipt of payment, you will receive access to the activity. Your credit card will be charged whether or not you complete quiz submission and receive a certificate. There are no refunds of any kind once you submit your credit card information to gain access to the activity.

Copyright Statement: Copyright © 2015 by SLACK Incorporated. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without prior written consent of the publisher.

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