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Hello readers of the magazine. I am a pediatrician Evgeny Kovalenko. In this article I want to talk about an insidious disease – mononucleosis in a child. Its symptoms are similar to a number of other ailments. Over time, this diagnosis in society began to grow into myths that misinform or frighten parents. I propose to deal with the topic of mononucleosis in a child. Let’s start with the main thing – most often the culprit is the Epstein-Barr virus. How does he appear in a patient?
Symptoms of mononucleosis in a child
During the examination of the child, I see the following symptoms: Continue reading
Hemolytic disease of the newborn (GBN) is a pathological condition that is accompanied by massive decay of red blood cells. This is due to incompatibility due to the Rh factor, blood type, or other rarer reasons. As you understand, the hemolytic disease of the newborn is a medical conflict between the mother and the baby. In that article, you will learn how GMD develops and how it is treated.
Rhesus conflict and HDN
Rhesus factor (Rh), in simple terms, is a specific protein (D-antigen). It is located on the surface of red blood cells. If it is present, then Rh + is absent, then Rh -. Rhesus conflict develops if the mother has a negative blood type, and the baby has a positive one. Continue reading
Atopic dermatitis (ATD) is a chronic skin disease that may have a hereditary predisposition. Such a diagnosis is made solely by clinical manifestations. It is characterized by a violation of the function of the skin barrier as a result of a deficiency of binding proteins, frequent infection of the skin or a violation of the quality of life. Outwardly, dry skin is observed, which is accompanied by itching. In atopic dermatitis, immunity is prone to inflammation, an allergic type, and the formation of IgE. Atopic dermatitis is not all accompanied by food allergies, this applies to 40-50% of children with AD. Continue reading