Talipes Equinovarus (Club Foot)

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Talipes equinovarus is a deformity of the foot and ankle commonly found at birth (the foot is fully plantar-flexed and there is midtarsal adduction causing a varus deformity). It is…

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Tetralogy of Fallot
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Tetralogy of Fallot

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Introduction Tetralogy of Fallot – R-to-L shunt – CYANOTIC THE most common cause of cyanotic heart disease – but only accounts for <10% of all congenital cardiac abnormalities Has four…

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The limping child

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Introduction The limping or non-weight bearing child is a common general practice and emergency department presentation, that can cause a lot of stress for parents. There are also a wide…

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The Vomiting Child

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Differential Diagnoses The vomiting child is a very common presentation to general practice and emergency departments. By far the most common cause is an infective (usually viral) gastroenteritis, but it is very important…

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Transient Synovitis (Irritable Hip)

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Introduction Transient synovitis (a.k.a. Irritable Hip) is the most common cause of hip pain in children aged 3-8.  It can be difficult to differentiate from the much more serious septic…

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