Flashcards in Peds Deck (12):
3 MCC cancer in kids?
1) leukemia 2) CNS 3) neuroblastoma
tissue origin in neuroblastoma?
neural crest cells
tissue of origin wilms' tumor?
tissue of origin fallopian tubes, uterus, and part of vagina?
tissue of origin seminal vesicles, epididymis, ejac ducts, and ductus deferens?
Levels of what are elevated in neuroblastoma?
What type of infections do peeps with IgA deficiency get? Why?
sinopulmonary and GI. also associated with atopic and auto-immune d/os. absence of IgA as a mucosal barrier.
Why do peeps with devere IgA def get anaphylaxis with blood transfusions?
they develop I gE Abs against IgA
What disease presents in infancy with recurrent sinopulmonary infect, eczema, and thrombocytopenia?
Pt with gonorrhea should be tested for what other dis?
CT, HIV, syphilis, and HepB
What prenatal/early gestational tests should be performed in mom?
HIV, Hep B, CT, and syphilis.