Journal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases - Volume 3, issue 3
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Journal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases is a peer-reviewed medical journal, publishing articles in the field of child infectious diseases. The journal provides an in-depth update on new subjects and current comprehensive coverage of the latest techniques in diagnosis and treatment of childhood infectious diseases.
The following articles will be considered for publication: editorials, original and review articles, rapid communications, case reports, letters to the editor and book reviews.
The aim of the
Journal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases is to share and disseminate knowledge between all disciplines that work in the field of pediatric infectious diseases.
Abstract: Kala-azar is a common condition prevalent in several parts of India. The typical clinical presentation includes fever, gross emaciation, anemia, hepatosplenomegaly. Several other clinical patterns of involvement have been identified. We report a case of visceral leishmaniasis with bilateral parotid swelling, an association hitherto unreported in literature.
Abstract: We here report a case of superior vena cava syndrome in childhood. He was a 10-year-old boy with benign encapsulated thyroid tumor with predominating respiratory symptoms and signs. A rare condition in childhood seen in our hospital reported to highlight the problems of developing countries in handling the kind of emergency posed by such cases and also to raise an alarm for critical review of all oncological patients for signs of superior vena cava obstruction so…that effective and appropriate management interventions could be instituted early enough to reduce mortality.