Table of Contents

SECTION ONE: RESPIRATORY DISORDERS.
1. Sore Throat.
2. Cough.
3. Respiratory Distress.
4. Earache.
5. Apparent Life-Threatening Event.
Brief Resolved Unexplained Event.
SECTION TWO: CARDIAC DISORDERS.
6 --. Syncope and Dizziness.
7. Chest Pain.
8. Murmurs.
SECTION THREE: GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS.
9. Failure to Thrive.
10. Abdominal Pain.
11. Diarrhea.
12. Vomiting and Regurgitation.
13. Gastrointestinal Bleeding.
14. Hepatomegaly.
15. Jaundice.
16. Constipation.
17. Abdominal Masses.
SECTION FOUR: GENITOURINARY DISORDERS.
18. Dysuria.
19. Proteinuria.
20. Hematuria.
21. Acute and Chronic Scrotal Swelling.
22. Menstrual Problems and Vaginal Bleeding.
23. Disorders of Sexual Development.
SECTION FIVE: DEVELOPMENTAL AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS.
24. Intellectual and Developmental Disability.
25. Dysmorphology.
26. The Irritable Infant.
27. Unusual Behaviors.
SECTION SIX: NEUROSENSORY DISORDERS.
28. Headaches.
29. Hypotonia, Weakness, and Stroke.
30. Paroxysmal Disorders.
31. Altered Mental Status.
32. Eye Disorders.
SECTION SEVEN: MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS.
33. Arthritis.
34. Gait Disturbances.
35. Back Pain in Children and Adolescents.
SECTION EIGHT: HEMATOLOGIC DISORDERS.
36. Lymphadenopathy and Neck Masses.
37. Pallor and Anemia.
38. Bleeding and Thrombosis.
SECTION NINE: INFECTIOUS DISEASES.
39. Fever.
40. Fever and Rash.
41. Recurrent Fever, Infections, Immune Disorders, and Autoinflammatory Diseases.
SECTION TEN: ENDOCRINE AND METABOLIC DISORDERS.
42. Disorders of Puberty.
43. Short Stature.
44. Hypoglycemia.
45. Urinary Incontinence and Polyuria.
46. Acid-Base and Electrolyte Disturbances.
SECTION ELEVEN: DERMATOLOGY.
47. Congenital Cutaneous Lesions and Infant Rashes.
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