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Normal birth history and gestational weight

Normal linear growth velocity for age
Bone age consistent with chronological age

Familial short stature

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Delayed growth in one parent but average final stature

Chronological age greater than bone age

Constitutional short stature

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Xray of what part should be done to determine cause of short stature?

Xray of the left wrist

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Cardinal features of diabetes insipidus

Polyuria and polydipsia

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What tests should be done to distinguish central form nephrogenic diabetes insipidus

Water deprivation test and ADH administration

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Hormone that is the Principal regulator of tonicity

Vasopressin

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Most common site of pheochromocytoma

Adrenal medulla

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Pheochromocytoma is a catecholamine secreting tumor arising from what cells?

Chromaffin cells

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Predominant catecholamine in children with pheochromocytoma

Norepinephrine

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How much insulin should be given in children with diabetic ketoacidosis?

0.1 u/kg bolus followed by constant infusion of 0.1u/kg/hr

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Block in development of B cell

Healthy infants until 6 months
Recurrent ear infection, bronchitis or pneumonia or dermatitis

Bruton X linked agammaglobulinemia

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Profound system immunodeficiency
Selective defect in cell mediated immunity with susceptibility to chronic candida infection or the skin and mucous membranes

50% due to deficiency in adenosine deaminase
Succumb within first 2 years of life

Severe combined immunodeficiency disorder

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Increased susceptibility to viral, fungal and protozoal infections

Absent or aberrant thymus at 12 weeks AOG

DiGeorge
Congenital thymic aplasia

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CATCH 22 of DiGeorge

Cardiac defect (TOF)
Abnormal facies
Thymic aplasia
Cleft palate
Hypocalcemia
22q11.2 deletion

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Immunodeficiency with thrombocytopenia and eczema
X linked recessive

Wiskott- Aldrich syndrome

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TIE a WASP in Wiskott Aldrich

Thrombocytopenia
Infections
Eczema

WASP mutation

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Gold standard in the diagnosis of food allergy

Double blind placebo controlled food challenge