Septic Arthritis

Introduction Septic arthritis is an infection within a joint space. it can affect both native and prosthetic joints. It is typically acute, although in some cases in chronic. In acute cases it can lead...

More

Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE / SUFE)

Introduction Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE), also sometimes called¬†Slipped Upper Femoral Epiphysis (SUFE)¬†is a disease of childhood, typically seen in late childhood and early adolescence. In the condition, the head of the femur ‘slips’...

More

Spina Bifida

Introduction Spina Bidifa is a neural tube defect that results from a defect in the closure of the neural tube (which goes to form the spinal column) during embryological development. Anatomically, this results in the loss...

More

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Introduction This is also known as sudden unexplained infant death (SUID) Рaka Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). It is defined as: “The sudden and unexpected death of a child under 1 for which no...

More

Summary of Milestones

  GROSS MOTOR VISION + FINE MOTOR HEARING + SPEECH SOCIAL NEWBORN Limbs flexed Symmetrical posture Head lag Startles to loud noises 6 WEEKS Follows moving object or face by turning head. (3M) Smiles...

More