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ANSWER for, “What’s The Diagnosis In This Child With Lower Extremity Pain?”

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1. Can you name the disorder?
The disorder shown in these images is EWING'S SARCOMA. Ewing’s Sarcoma is a tumor of the long bones. A long bone is any bone that’s longer than it is wide. During your pediatric board review and on the pediatric boards, look for questions associated with X-rays of the humerus, femur, tibia or fibula.

ANSWER: What Condition Does Mini-Me Have?

1. What movie is this guy from?: 
Mini-Me is a character played by Verne Troyer in the second and third Austin Powers movies: Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me and Austin Powers in Goldmember. I actually think I liked the original one best.
2. What disorder does he have?
Verne Troyer has ACHONDROPLASIA! This is also known as the most common form of DWARFISM. Patients are short, have macrocephaly, mild hypotonia, short arms/legs, a relatively NORMAL TORSO and “trident-like” fingers. 
3. What's the inheritance pattern?
About 15-20% of cases are due to autosomal dominant inheritance. The rest are due to SPORADIC mutations.
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Answer: Can You Name This Uniform Pediatric Dermatology Rash?

QUESTION: Can you name this rash?

CLUES: It might be described as a rash on the extensor surfaces, uniform in color without central clearing. It can scale, ooze and/or crust.

ANSWER: Find it below the image.


NUMMULAR ECZEMA: Coin-shaped eczematous lesions usually on the EXTENSOR SURFACE of extremities. As mentioned, lesions are uniform, without any central clearing and may ooze, crust or scale. Treat with steroids.

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