The Florida Pediatrician : articles

The Florida Pediatrician Journal is a peer-reviewed publication, and is published quarterly by the Editorial Board of the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Full editions and articles are available online and as PDF; past editions through 2016 will be available as conversions are completed for each issue.

FALL 2022 ISSUE | PDF

| Fall 2022 |

Editor’s Note, Fall 2022

Mobeen H. Rathore, MD, CPE, FAAP, FPIDS, FSHEA, FIDSA, FACPE
Editor, The Florida Pediatrician

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Hepatitis in a Febrile Infant with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Juan Cardenas Fimbres, MD; Jessica Warrick-Imrisek, MD; Nizar F Maraqa, MD, FPIDS

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Swollen and Erythematous Finger Following a Paper Cut

Joanna Theophilopoulos, BS; Keval Patel, BS; Kathryn E. Wheeler, MD; Kathleen A. Ryan, MD;
Carolyn G. Carter, MD, MS

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SUMMER 2022 ISSUE | PDF

| Summer 2022 |

A Teenage Male With Sore Throat and Fever

Chelsea M. Matthia, MD; Maira Gaffar, MD; Brian D. Stover, MD

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Relationship Between Depression and Blood Pressure and Pulse Rate in an Adolescent Clinic

Esraa M. Eloseily MD; James J. Burns MD MPH; Raid Amin PhD; John Bruyere MD; Steffi Khurana MD; Ali Kurady MD

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Promoting Literacy and Developmental Milestones: Teaching Primary Care Pediatricians via the Reach Out and Read Program Model

Adriana Delgado-Alvarez, DO; Emma Mancini, MD; Sarah Marsicek, MD

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The Clash of Culture and Medicine: is Chiari 1 a Curse?

Jhulianna Vivar, BS; Florence Desrosiers, MD, MBA; Giovanna Salome, PhD; Rebecca Plant, MD

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The Expert Generalist: An Approach to Enhance Access to Pediatric Subspecialty Care

Sanjeev Tuli, MD, MEd; Ruchita Kachru, MD; Bilal Khodr, MD; Lindsay Thompson, MD, MS

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SPRING 2022 ISSUE | PDF

| Spring 2022 |

A Unique Case of Persistent Dysuria in a Pediatric Patient

Meryl Shychuk, MD; Nancy Joseph, MBBS, FAAP; Adrienne Mott-Young, MD

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First Presentation of a MED12 Mutation Causing Capillary Malformation and Hemihyperplasia

Jacob B Diamond, MS; Thao Vu, MD; Kendall R Steadmon, MD

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Not All Posterior Rib Fractures are Non-Accidental Trauma: Birth Records, Timing of Injury, and Time to Diagnosis Remain Paramount

Cameron M. Rosenthal, MD; Madelin Schneck, MD; Dillon Joiner, MD

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Status Epilepticus and Hydrocephalus in a 2-Year-old Female

Gabriela M. Moraru, MD; Gaurav Saigal, MD; Charles D. Mitchell, MD

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Isolated Aural Erythromelalgia or Red Ear Syndrome

Anusha Tuli; Ruchita Kachru, MD; Donna Parker, MD; Florentina Litra, MD

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Winter 2022 ISSUE | PDF

| Winter 2022 |

Application of Fluoride Varnish by Non-Dental Providers

Puneet Tung, DO

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Medical Legal Partnerships: A Novel Way to Help Address Health-harming Legal Needs and Social Determinants of Health in Pediatric Patients with Asthma

Rachel M. Coleman, MD; Chelsea Dunn, JD, Esq.; Debra A. McDonald, MA

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Correlation of Meningitis/Encephalitis PCR Panel Results with CSF Pleocytosis

Sophia Hassor, MD; Alison Payson, MD; Beatriz Franyie-Ladd, MD

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Paenibacillus dendritiformis Hemorrhagic Meningoencephalitis in an Infant: Case Report and Literature Review

Meryam Jan, MD; Issa Hanna, MD; Nizar Maraqa, MD

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Temporal and Environmental Trends in Pediatric Submersion: A Year-round Phenomenon

James F. Buscher, MD; Jennifer N. Fishe, MD; Phyllis L. Hendry, MD; Andrew M. Bertrand, BSH, CPT; Andrew C. Schmidt, DO, MPH; Haytham Helmi, MD, MPH

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Telemedicine Surge in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Residents’ Perspectives on Incorporating Telemedicine Training

Krina Amin, DO; Rita Tatiana Abi Younes, MD; Avni Bhatt, PhD; Lindsay A. Thompson, MD, MS; Nicole Paradise Black, MD, Med; Melissa Fitzgerald, MD

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FALL 2021 ISSUE | PDF

| Fall 2021 |

Neurocysticercosis: Discussion Over Two Presumed Cases of Brain Lesion

Gabriela M. Moraru MD; Gaurav Saigal MD; Ivan A. Gonzalez MD

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An Interdisciplinary Approach to Adolescent Weight Management

Amy L. Weiss, MD, MPH; Rebecca Chermak, PSYD; Amanda Musin, RDN, LD

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Evaluating Knowledge and Implementation of Early Peanut Introduction Guidelines: A Cross-sectional Survey

Shannon Sullivan, MD; Molly Kidder, MD; Natalia Pineros, MD; Yvette Gonzalez, DO; Rahul Mhaskar, MPH, PhD; Sharon Dabrow, MD; Panida Sriaroon, MD

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The Firearm Epidemic: How Can Pediatric Trainees Improve Firearm Safety?

Alexandra Byrne, MD; Melanie Gross Hagen, MD; Lindsay Thompson, MD, MS

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Human Trafficking of Children and Adolescents: A Literature Review and Call to Action for Florida Pediatricians

Ali E. Wells, MD; Chelsea R. Schmitt, MD, MPH; Antoinette C. Spoto-Cannons, MD

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SUMMER 2021 ISSUE | PDF

| Summer 2021 |

Chronic Recurrent Multifocal Osteomyelitis: A Forgotten Diagnosis

Carly Gunderson, Osteopathic Medical Student; Ana M. Alvarez, MD, FPIDS, FCAAP

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Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis in an Adolescent Female

Malcolm M Kates, BS/BA; Sanjeev Tuli, MD, MEd, FAAP; Ruchita Kachru, MD; Sonal Tuli, MD, MEd

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The Challenge of Diagnosing Common Variable Immunodeficiency in the Face of Immunosuppression and Nephrotic Syndrome

Jacob Diamond, MS; Douglas Nordli, MD; Matthew Garber, MD; Suzanne Bilyeu, MD

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Poor Growth in an 8-month-old Infant: Don’t Forget the Kidneys!

Lauren Duncanson, Medical Student; R. Meredith Plant, MD, FAAP

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Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Use in the Adolescent

Joseph Thomas Whelihan, BS; Maureen Anne Novak, MD

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Red Flags for the Red Eye: When Simple Subconjunctival Hemorrhage Is Not So Simple

Lauren Jeang, MD; Jesse Terrell; Sanjeev Tuli, MD; Stephanie Ryan, MD; Sonal S. Tuli, MD

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What Can Be Learned from an Adolescent with Marfan Syndrome and Mental Health

Blaire Cote

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SPRING 2021 ISSUE | PDF

| Spring 2021 |

Knowing Too Much, but Understanding Too Little: Making Sense of Genotype-Phenotype Correlation in Modern Day Medicine

Hanna J. Tadros MBBCh, BAO

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Long Term Psychosocial Outcomes of Childhood Cancer Survivors

Ashley M. Perry, MD; Andrew J. Galligan, MD, MS, FAAP

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Symptomatic Hypercalcemia as a Rare Presentation of Leukemia in an Adolescent Male

Elissa R. Engel MD; Nanette Grana MD

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Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria in a Young Male

Rachel M Coleman, MD; Kathryn Elizabeth Wheeler, MD; Amy Wells

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Dyspnea on Exertion… An Asthma Masquerader!

Dima R. Ezmigna, MBBS, FAAP

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Severe Necrotizing Pneumonia and Persistent Bacteremia in a Teenager with a History of Vaping

Nathaniel Breslin, MS; Issa Hanna, MD; Nizar Maraqa, MD

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WINTER 2021 ISSUE | PDF

| Winter 2021 |

Terra Firma-Forme Dermatosis

Stephanie F. Ryan, MD; Mori Stern, MD; Maria Kelly, MD

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Children and Chickens: 11-month-old Infant with a Salmonella Deep Neck Infection

Molly Posa MD; Nicole Brunner, MD; Diane Howell, MD; Jaclyn Otero, MD

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GME and Telemedicine: The Future is Right Now

Payal Shah, DO; Nicole S. Torres, MD

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Adapting to the New Norm: Didactic Curriculum During Residency Training during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Rima Dababneh, MD; Joanne Carlson, MD; Ayesha Mirza, MD

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Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Graduate Medical Education at the Florida State University College of Medicine

Joan Younger Meek, MD, MS, FAAP, FABM; Karen Hamad, MD, FAAP, FACP; Wilhelmine Wiese-Rometsch, MD, FACP; Alfred Gitu, MBChB, FAAFP; Tatianna Pizzutto, MD

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