May 2019: Volume 86: Number 5


Hypopituitarism Related Cholestatic Jaundice: Important to Recognise, Rewarding to Treat but Difficult to Diagnose!
Rishi Bolia and Anshu Srivastava 401

Neuroblastoma in a Developing Country: Miles to Go
Jagdish Prasad Meena and Aditya Kumar Gupta 403

The Significant Psychological Burden of a Celiac Family: Overlooked and Untreated
Rohan Malik 406

Identifying Etiological Agent for Childhood Pneumonia: An Ongoing Need
Kana Ram Jat and Nitin Dhochak 408


Mitigating Painful Vaccination Vinu Cherian, Suba Joice and Baburaj
Stephenson 410


Liver Involvement in Congenital Hypopituitarism
Derya Altay, Erdal Eren, Tanju Basarır Ozkan, Taner Ozgur and Omer Tarım 412

Real World Experience of Treating Neuroblastoma: Experience from a Tertiary Cancer Centre in India
Venkatraman Radhakrishnan, Anand Raja, Manikandan Dhanushkodi, T. S. Ganesan, G. Selvaluxmy and T. G. Sagar 417

Assessment of Quality of Life, Anxiety and Depressive Symptoms in Serbian Children with Celiac Disease and their Parents
Biljana Stojanović, Aleksandar Kočović, Nedeljko Radlović, Zoran Leković, Dragan Prokić, Nela Đonović, Stevan Jovanović and Biljana Vuletić 427

Respiratory Pathogens in Infants Diagnosed with Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Infection in a Tertiary Care Hospital of Western India Using Multiplex Real Time PCR

Anuja A. Sonawane, Jayanthi Shastri and Sandeep B. Bavdekar 433


Guest Editors: Varinder Singh and Sushil K. Kabra
Advances in Tuberculosis: Diagnostics
Varinder Singh and Sushil K. Kabra 439

Newer Diagnostic Tests and their Application in Pediatric TB
Chand Wattal and Reena Raveendran 441

Chest Tuberculosis in Children
Priyanka Naranje, Ashu Seith Bhalla and Poonam Sherwani 448

Imaging in Pediatric Extra-Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Anuradha Dawani, Arun Kumar Gupta and Manisha Jana 459

Pharmacokinetics of First-Line Anti-Tubercular Drugs

Aparna Mukherjee, Rakesh Lodha and S. K. Kabra 468


Do All Children with Guillain Barré Syndrome Need Immunotherapy?
Mahesh Kamate, Mayank Detroja and Anuraag Nalla Reddy 479

A Girl with Palpitations and Periodic Weakness
Debopam Samanta 480

Kawasaki Disease Presenting as Acute Colitis
Vasanthi Thiruvengadam, Pinki Vedavanam and Sumanth Amperayani 481


Lupus Anticoagulant-Hypoprothrombinemia Syndrome: Correspondence
J. B. Ghosh 483
Authors’ Reply
Indira Agarwal and Sukesh Chandran


Breastfeeding and Breast Milk–from Biochemistry to Impact: Göran Larsson, Michael Larsson (eds.)

B. Vishnu Bhat 485



Oral Feeding in Neonates with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Deepak Chawla 

How Important it is to Differentiate AMAN from AIDP in Childhood GBS? A Clinician’s
Juhi Gupta and Prashant Jauhari 


Performance on Paladai Feeding of Preterm Infants with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Chandra Kumar Natarajan, Mari Jeeva Sankar, Ramesh Agarwal, Ashok Deorari and Vinod Paul 

How Different is AMAN from AIDP in Childhood GBS? A Prospective Study from North India
Pradeep Kumar Gupta, Pratibha Singhi, Sunit Singhi, Ananthanarayanan Kasinathan
and Naveen Sankhyan 

Abandoned Babies at Tertiary Care Rural Medical College Hospital: The Indian Scenarios
Aritra Guha, Akash Rai, Dipankar Gupta and Rakesh Mondal 

Risk Factors for Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection in Critically Ill Neonates
Heladia García, Belina Romano-Carro, Guadalupe Miranda-Novales, Héctor Jaime González-Cabello and Juan Carlos Núñez-Enríquez 

Risk of Necrotizing Enterocolitis Following Packed Red Blood Cell Transfusion in Very Low Birth Weight Infants
Waricha Janjindamai, Arunee Prapruettrong, Anucha Thatrimontrichai, Supaporn Dissaneevate, Gulawadee Maneenil and Alan Geater 

Clinical Profile and Outcome of Children with Congenital Obstructive Uropathy
Susmitha Tangirala, Nalini Bhaskaranand, Pushpa G. Kini, Kalyan Chakravarthy Konda and Sahithi Teja Gajjala 

Clinical Features and Indications Associated with Mortality in Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy for Pediatric Patients
Guntulu Sık, Asuman Demirbuga, Seda Günhar, Kemal Nisli and Agop Citak 

Developing a Nomogram for Risk Prediction of Severe Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease in Children
Bin Wang, Huifen Feng, Ping Huang, Dejian Dang, Jing Zhao, Jiayin Yi and Yuanxiao Li 


A Child with Tuberculous Meningitis Complicated by Cortical Venous and Cerebral Sino-Venous Thrombosis

Sumeet R. Dhawan, Debajyoti Chatterjee, Bishan Dass Radotra, Pankaj C. Vaidya, Sameer Vyas, Naveen Sankhyan and Pratibha D. Singhi


Treatment of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica Neonatal Meningitis with Combination Systemic and Intraventricular Therapy
Preetha Joshi, Bhavya Shah, Vinay Joshi, Abhaya Kumar and Tanu Singhal 

Liquid Drug Dosage Measurement Errors with Different Dosing Devices
Pradnya Joshi and Sandeep B. Bavdekar 


Unusual Cause of Intractable Vomiting in a Young Girl
Reena Jain, Nirupa Chandorkar, Dinesh Raj, Pankaj Vohra and Suvasini Sharma 

Propofol as a Cause of Recurrent Pancreatitis in A Child with ESRD; A Cautionary Tale
Gurinder Kumar 

Suspected Herpes Simplex Encephalitis with Low Copy Number DNA
Koko Kato, Masahiro Kimura, Shinichiro Morichi, Gaku Yamanaka, Yasuyo Kashiwagi and Hisashi Kawashima 

Viral Features in a Twin Case of Severe Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection
Yasuyo Kashiwagi, Masahiro Kimura, Tomoko Maeda, Soken Go, Hisashi Kawashima, Akihito Sawada and Tetsuo Nakayama 
Spontaneous Pneumocephalus Secondary to Positive Ventilation in an Infant
Sedat Işıkay 

A Case of Juvenile Alexander Disease Presenting as Microcephaly
Vykuntaraju K. Gowda, Varunvenkat M. Srinivasan, Kapil Jetha and Maya D. Bhat 

Relationship Between Screen Time and Mother-Child Reciprocal Interaction in Typically Developing Children and Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Murugesan Krupa, Prakash Boominathan, Padmasani Venkat Ramanan and Swapna Sebastian

Peripheral Neuropathy in Thalassemia Major
Jaya Shankar Kaushik, Anjali Verma, Harshit Sharma, Kiran Bala, Surekha Dabla and Alka Yadav 


A Young Boy with Familial Hypercholesterolemia and Valvular Heart DiseaseKathiravan M, Sandesh Guleria and Anju Gupta 


Hypotension After a Pediatric Invasive Procedure: Beware of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy- CorrespondenceJohn E. Madias 

Author's Reply

Sweta Mohanty



Its Oral Right, Honey!
Gaurav Narula 209

Association between ATT and Hepatotoxicity: Food for Thought
Joseph L. Mathew 211

Coming of Age: Young Adults with Perinatally Acquired HIV Infection
Aparna Mukherjee and Rakesh Lodha 214

Platelet Activation Dynamics in Kawasaki Disease– Revisited
Pandiarajan Vignesh and Surjit Singh 216

Iodized Salt Consumption
Chandrakant S. Pandav 218

Pediatric Hospital Readmissions: An Emerging Metric of Healthcare Quality
Bhavneet Bharti 220


Mandibular Physiotherapy for Trauma to the Temporomandibular Joint
Nakul Uppal 222


Effectiveness of Topical Application of Honey on Oral Mucosa of Children for the Management
of Oral Mucositis Associated with Chemotherapy
Rai Singh, Sunita Sharma, Sukhwinder Kaur, Bikash Medhi, Amita Trehan and Sunil Kumar Bijarania 224

Revised Antituberculosis Drug Doses and Hepatotoxicity in HIV Negative Children
C. K. Indumathi, Aruna Sethuraman, Saurav Jain and Savita Krishnamurthy 229

Transition of Children with Perinatally Acquired HIV-Infection into Adulthood: Social Outcome
and Quality of Life
G. N. Sanjeeva, M. Sahana, H. B. Pavithra, V. H. T. Swamy, B. R. Srirama, D. R. Sunil Kumar,
Lalitha Hande and S. N. Mothi 233

Pediatric Thrombotic Events: Incidence, Clinical Risk Factors and Outcome
Tanay Gupta, C. G. Delhi Kumar, R. Ramesh Kumar and B. Adhisivam 241

Red Blood Cell Alloimmunization in Multitransfused Pediatric Population in a Tertiary Care Hospital
A. P. Poornima, Shiffi Fazal, P. S. Shaiji, K. C. Usha and Lalitha Kailas 245

Platelet-Derived Microparticles: A New Index of Monitoring Platelet Activation
and Inflammation in Kawasaki Disease
Jing Jin, Jing Wang, Yadong Lu, Zhidan Fan, Na Huang, Le Ma and Haiguo Yu 250

Iodized Salt Consumption and its Association with Intelligence Quotient (IQ) Among 6–12 years
Age Group Children in Bihar
Kislay Parag, Dhananjay Kumar, Rajesh Ranjan Sinha, Ajay Krishna and Rashmi Singh 256

Efficacy of Telephone Follow-Up in Children Tonsillectomy with Day Surgery
Yan Xin, Xin Li, JinDong Du, Jie Cheng, ChunYan Yi and HuaDong Mao 263

Factors Associated with Readmission of Pediatric Patients in a Developing Nation
Dinesh Kumar, Swarnim Swarnim, Gurleen Sikka, Sheetal Aggarwal, Anju Singh,
Prateek Jaiswal and Navjot Saini 267


Prevalence of Early Childhood Caries in India – A Systematic Review Akila Ganesh, M. S. Muthu, Anusha Mohan and Richard Kirubakaran 276


Guest Editor: Bhim S. Pandhi Dengue and Chikungunya Infections in Children Nitin Dhochak, Sushil K. Kabra and Rakesh Lodha 287


Alström Syndrome Presenting as Isolated Dilated Cardiomyopathy Gayatri Nerakh and Prajnya Ranganath 296


Hypoglycemic Profile of Exclusively Breastfed Low Birth Weight Neonates
Amalendu Das, Venkat Reddy Kallem, Vivek Sharma and Smriti Nath 299

Response to Carbamazepine in KCNQ2 Related Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy
Indar Kumar Sharawat, Ananthanarayanan Kasinathan, Jitendra Kumar Sahu and Naveen Sankhyan 301

13q22.1-q32.1 Microdeletion Syndrome 
Ming-Wei Li, Xin-Yi Zou and Chao-Chun Zou 303

Hepatic Hemangioendothelioma: A Rare Cause of Congenital Hypothyroidism
Suchi Acharya, Prabhas Prasun Giri, Dipankar Das and Apurba Ghosh 306

Recurrent Cerebrospinal Fluid Pleocytosis
Sumeet R. Dhawan, Usnish Adhikari, Bhanudeep Singanamala, Senthil Kumaran,
Arushi Gahlot Saini and Lokesh Saini 308

Fatal Agranulocytosis and Fournier’s Gangrene due to the Use of Metamizole
Nagehan Aslan, Dincer Yildizdas, Ozden Ozgur Horoz and Onder Ozden 310


Normative Data for Thyroid Stimulating Hormone for Screening of Congenital
Hypothyroidism: Correspondence
Zheng Feei Ma 312

A Comparative Evaluation of Presepsin with Procalcitonin and CRP in Diagnosing Neonatal
Sepsis: Correspondence
Jogender Kumar and Amitabh Singh 313

Authors’ Reply
Neeraj Kumar, Rajeshwar Dayal, Pratibha Singh, Sunit Pathak, Vishal Pooniya, Ankur Goyal,
Raj Kamal and KK Mohanty
Evaluation of Childhood Vaccine Refusal and Hesitancy Intentions in Turkey: Correspondence
Salvatore Chirumbolo and Geir Bjørklund 315

Authors’ Reply
Seda Topçu, Habip Almış, Sevgi Başkan, Mehmet Turgut, Filiz Şimşek Orhon and Betül Ulukol
Paediatric Rheumatology: Helen Foster and Paul A. Brogan (eds)
Raju Khubchandani 318



Addressing Psychosocial Support in Children with Cancer in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Sidharth Totadri and Deepak Bansal 105

Adolescent Friendly Health Clinics in India – Don’t We Need Respectful Adolescent Health Care?
Harish Pemde 107

The Fluid Frontier in the Lungs: Scoring it to Predict its Flow
Ramesh P. Menon 109

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia and Growth Outcomes
Rajni Sharma 111

Prevention of Iodine Deficiency Disorders in Children in India – the Way Forward
PSN Menon 113

West Syndrome: Questions Aplenty- Few Answers
Naveen Sankhyan 116


Hospital Based Psychosocial Support Program for Children with ALL and their Families: A Comprehensive Triad’s Perspective
Tanuja Kaushal, Sujata Satapathy, Rakesh Kumar Chadda, Sameer Bakhshi, Rajesh Sagar and Savita Sapra 118

Treatment of Neuroblastoma with a Novel Delayed Intensification Chemotherapy
Yu-tong Zhang, Jian Chang, Hong-mei Xu, Ya-nan Li, Xiao-dan Zhong and Zi-ling Liu 126

A Mixed Methods Evaluation of Adolescent Friendly Health Clinic Under National Adolescent Health Program, Puducherry, India
Thulasingam Mahalakshmy, Kariyarath Cheriyath Premarajan, Kathirvel Soundappan, Kanagarethinam Rajarethinam, Yuvaraj Krishnamoorthy, Adhisakthi Rajalatchumi, Vijayageetha Mathavaswami, Deepika Chandar, Palanivel Chinnakali and Amol R. Dongre 132

Predicting Complicated Parapneumonic Effusion in Community Acquired Pneumonia: Hospital Based Case-Control Study
Meganathan P and Shally Awasthi 140

Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Infection with Direct Acting Antivirals in Adolescents with Thalassemia Major
Aabha Nagral, Ajay Jhaveri, Smita Sawant, Nirzar Samir Parikh, Nishtha Nagral, Rashid Merchant and Mihir Gandhi 148

Long-term Growth in Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
Ankita Maheshwari, Vaman Khadilkar, Priyanka Gangodkar and Anuradha Khadilkar 154

Goiter Prevalence and Interrelated Components from Coastal Karnataka
Avinash Shetty, Chythra R. Rao, Asha Kamath, Vibha SP and Sravan Kumar Reddy T 159

Corticotrophin-ACTH in Comparison to Prednisolone in West Syndrome – A Randomized Study
Vykuntaraju K. Gowda, Vindhya Narayanaswamy, Sanjay K. Shivappa, Naveen Benakappa and Asha Benakappa 165

Compulsive Digital Gaming: An Emerging Mental Health Disorder in Children
Meharban Singh 171


Prediction of Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia Using 1st Day Serum Bilirubin Levels
S. M. Spoorthi, Siddappa F. Dandinavar, Vinod H. Ratageri and Prakash K. Wari 174

A Comparative Evaluation of Presepsin with Procalcitonin and CRP in Diagnosing Neonatal Sepsis
Neeraj Kumar, Rajeshwar Dayal, Pratibha Singh, Sunit Pathak, Vishal Pooniya, Ankur Goyal, Raj Kamal and K. K. Mohanty 177

Auto-immune Thyroiditis in an Infant Masquerading as Congenital Nephrotic Syndrome
Sunil N. Jondhale, Sushma U. Save, Rahul G. Koppikar and Sandeep B. Bavdekar 180

Schmid Type Metaphyseal Chondrodysplasia with a Novel COL10A1 Mutation
Manisha Goyal, Ashok Gupta, Anita Choudhary and Anu Bhandari 183

The Double Trouble

A Case of Duplicated Extrahepatic Bile Duct with Choledochal Cyst
Anupama Ramachandran, Deep N. Srivastava, Arun K. Gupta and Kumble S. Madhusudhan 186


Intellectual Disability: History Repeats Itself
Ananthanarayanan Kasinathan, Zaheen Zehra, Jagadeesh Anbazhagan and P Soundararajan 189

Diagnosis of Riga–Fede Disease
Anjali Kumari and Prabhat Kumar Singh 191

Infective Endocarditis Due to Streptococcus gallolyticus subsp. pasteurianus with Pulmonary Vein Obstruction
Hiroyuki Nagao, Hiroshi Yamaguchi, Yusuke Ito and Masashi Kasai 192

Levetiracetam Induced Neuropsychiatric Manifestation in a 5-year-old Boy
Kathiravan M., Sumeet R. Dhawan, Bhanudeep Singanamala, Lokesh Saini and Jitendra Kumar Sahu 193

Multiple Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency in an Infant
Xiao-ming Hu and Li Li 194

Serum Retinol, Vitamin D and Zinc Levels in Under Five Children with Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Infections
Rajniti Prasad, Anil Sharma, B. K. Das, S. P. Mishra and Utpal Kant Singh 196


Torticollis After a Somersault: A Case of Grisel’s Syndrome Paolo Spinnato, Maria Pilar Aparisi Gomez, Massimo Molinari, Daniele Mercatelli and Alberto Bazzocchi 198

Authors’ Reply

Sarita Sanke Anterior Fontanelle Size in Healthy Indian Late Preterm and Full Term Newborns: Correspondence Jogender Kumar and Amitabh Singh 204


Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency in Children (6–18 years) Residing in Kullu and Kangra Districts of Himachal Pradesh, India: Correspondence Jogender Kumar and Arushi Yadav 200

Authors’ Reply

Shuvendu Roy, Visha, Vishnu Tewari and Jawede Equbal Cystic Leucoencephalopathy in NDUFV1 Mutation: Correspondence Josef Finsterer and Sinda Zarrouk-Mahjou 206

Authors’ Reply

Umesh Kapil, Gajendra Singh and Brij Sharma Infantile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with Cerebral Calcification and Delayed Development:

Authors’ Reply

Jaya Shankar Kaushik Notice of Duplicate Publication 208 Correspondence
J. B. Ghosh 202



Autism Spectrum Disorder: Sleep Morbidities and Sensory Impairment; Emerging Paradigm in Research and Management
Biswaroop Chakrabarty and Sheffali Gulati 1

Association of Cytotoxic T-Lymphocyte Antigen-4 (CTLA4) Gene and CD80 Expression in Children with Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome
Amarjeet Mehta 3

Transcutaneous Bilirubin for Screening of Significant Jaundice in Very Preterm Neonates
Deepak Chawla 4

Childhood Vaccine Refusal and Hesitancy –Reasons
Anju Aggarwal 5


Pulmonary Hemorrhage in Children: Etiology, Clinical Profile and Outcome

Channa de Silva, Aparna Mukherjee, Kana Ram Jat, Rakesh Lodha and Sushil Kumar Kabra 7

Sleep Dysfunction and Behavioral Daytime Problems in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Comparative Study
Prahbhjot Malhi, Amandeep Kaur, Pratibha Singhi and Naveen Sankhyan 12

Home-based Sensory Interventions in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Hansashree Padmanabha, Pratibha Singhi, Jitendra Kumar Sahu and Prahbhjot Malhi 18

Cytotoxic T- Lymphocyte Antigen-4 (CTLA4) Gene Expression and Urinary CTLA4 Levels in Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome
Om P Mishra, Prashant Chhabra, Gopeshwar Narayan, Pradeep Srivastava, Rajniti Prasad, Ankur Singh, Abhishek Abhinay and Vineeta V Batra 26

Comparison of Diagnostic Accuracy of Different Sites for Transcutaneous Bilirubin Measurement in Early Preterm Infants
Garima Agrawal, Kapil Garg, Sadasivan Sitaraman and Anurag Sarna 32

Evaluation of Childhood Vaccine Refusal and Hesitancy Intentions in Turkey
Seda Topçu, Habip Almış, Sevgi Başkan, Mehmet Turgut, Filiz Şimşek Orhon and Betül Ulukol 38


Guest Editor: Bhim S. Pandhi

Concepts, Utility and Limitations of Cord Blood Banking: What Clinicians Need to Know
Dhanya Lakshmi Narayanan and Shubha R. Phadke 44


Guest Editors: Pratibha Singhi and Arushi Gahlot Saini

Central Nervous System Infections in Children: An Ongoing Challenge!
Pratibha Singhi 49

Principles of Management of Central Nervous System Infections
Sunit Singhi and Suresh Kumar Angurana 52

Bacterial Infections of the Central Nervous System
Renu Suthar and Naveen Sankhyan 60

Diagnosis and Management of Acute Encephalitis in Children
Satinder Aneja and Suvasini Sharma 70

Pediatric Neurocysticercosis
Pratibha Singhi and Arushi Gahlot Saini 76

Fungal and Parasitic CNS Infections
Pratibha Singhi and Arushi Gahlot Saini 83


Longitudinally Extensive Transverse Myelitis
Deepti Chawla, Devendra Mishra, Sapna Singh and Monica Juneja 91

Pseudothrombocytopenia and Usefulness of Platelet Aggregates in Peripheral Smear in the Diagnosis of Scrub Typhus
Sarala Rajajee, Ezhilarasi Subbiah, Nedunchelian Krishnamurthy, Sugapriya Paranjothi and Nihkhil Lohiya 93

Does Procalcitonin Predict Bacterial Infection in Febrile Children with Sickle Cell Disease?
Narcisse Elenga, Lenaic Placide, Emma Cuadro-Alvarez, Laurence Long, Falucar Njuieyon, Elise Martin, Rémi Kom-Tchameni, Antoine Defo, Sitraka Herinantenaina Razafindrakoto, Yajaira Mrsic and Mathieu Nacher 95

Percutaneous Sclerotherapy of Superficial Vascular Malformation Leading to Bleomycin Induced Lung Injury and Lipoid Pneumonia
Daisy Khera, Ambar Bhatnagar, Pushpinder S. Khera and Prawin Kumar 97

Intracardiac Sewing Needle in a Child
Jieru Cai, Huan Liu, Lai Wei and Xiaoqiang Ding 99


Adams-Oliver Syndrome: Limited Expression Ananthanarayanan Kasinathan, Indar K. Sharawat, Gargi Das and Naveen Sankhyan 101


Prevalence of Hypocalcemia in Seizures in Infancy: Correspondence Jogender Kumar and Amitabh Singh 103

Authors’ Reply

Mahesh Kamate, Kanika Sharma and Vishwanath D Patil



Guest Editors: I. C. Verma, Seema Kapoor, Madhulika Kabra and Roli Mathur
Congenital Hypothyroidism Due to Dyshormonogenesis in 2 Siblings
Sudha Rathna Prabhu and Shriraam Mahadevan 

Normative Data of Thyroid Gland Volume in South Indian Neonates and Infants
Sudha Rathna Prabhu, Shriraam Mahadevan, Sujatha Jagadeesh, Dharani Dharan, Chandra Ganesh,
Seshadri Suresh and Indrani Suresh 

High Risk Stratified Neonatal Screening
ICMR Task Force on Inherited Metabolic Disorders 


School Refusal Behavior: An Enigma Still To Be Resolved
Sunil Karande 

Adaptations in the IMCI Algorithm in Diagnosis of Acute Respiratory Tract Infections
Umesh Kapil 

Invasive Fungal Disease in Children with Acute Leukemia: The Elusive Culprit
Sidharth Totadri and Deepak Bansal 


Connexin 26 (GJB2) Mutations Associated with Non-Syndromic Hearing Loss (NSHL)
Shivani Mishra, Himani Pandey, Priyanka Srivastava, Kausik Mandal and Shubha R. Phadke 

Goltz-Gorlin Syndrome: Revisiting the Clinical Spectrum
Dhanya Yesodharan, Uta Meyer zum Büschenfelde, Kerstin Kutsche, K. Mohandas Nair
and Sheela Nampoothiri 

School Refusal Behavior in Indian Children: Analysis of Clinical Profile, Psychopathology
and Development of a Best-Fit Risk Assessment Model
Ajita Nayak, Bijal Sangoi and Hrishikesh Nachane 

Exercise Capacity Assessment by the Modified Shuttle Walk Test and its Correlation
with Biochemical Parameters in Obese Children and Adolescents
Priscila Kurz de Assumpção, João Paulo Heinzmann-Filho, Heloisa Ataíde Isaia, Flávia Holzschuh,
Tiéle Dalcul and Márcio Vinícius Fagundes Donadio 

Agreement Between Integrated Management of Childhood Illness and Final Diagnosis in Acute
Respiratory Tract Infections
Sıddika Songül Yalçın, Beril Özdemir, Sadriye Özdemir and Esra Baskın 

Prevalence and Predictors of Invasive Fungal Infections in Children with Persistent Febrile
Neutropenia Treated for Acute Leukemia – A Prospective Study
Jogender Kumar, Amitabh Singh, Rachna Seth, Immaculata Xess, Manisha Jana and Sushil Kumar Kabra 

Infiltrating, Quasi-Cancerous Rectal Lesions: Unique Manifestation of Visceral Basidiobolus ranarum
Abdullah S. Al-Helal, Nishith Kumar Jetley, Mohammed Ahmed Al Gathradi and Adil Al-Shahrani 


Antenatally Diagnosed Surgical Conditions: Fetus As Our Patient Kashish Khanna, Anjan Kumar Dhua and Veereshwar Bhatnagar Status of Newborn Screening and Inborn Errors of Metabolism in India Seema Kapoor and B. K. Thelma


Guest Editors: Bhim S. Pandhi Vaccinations in Primary Care Vivek V. Shukla and Raju C. Shah


Cystic Leucoencephalopathy in NDUFV1 Mutation Yamini Wadhwa, Seema Rohilla and Jaya Shankar Kaushik


Autism and Allergy – Are They Linked?
Neeraj Gupta, Anil Sachdev, Dhiren Gupta, Suresh Gupta, Deepak Gupta and Jalnidhi Nanavati 

Tay-Sachs Disease Presenting as Refractory Epilepsy with Autistic Regression Secondary to a Novel
Mutation in HEXA Gene
Vykuntaraju K. Gowda, Varunvenkat M. Srinivasan, Maya Bhat and Asha Benakappa 

Rubber Band (Dhaga) Syndrome of the Wrist
Mukesh Kumar, Kamal Kant Sharma, Lalit Kumar Chauhan and Pooja Mehta 

Accidental Mechanical Asphyxia from a Window-Blind Cord
Kazuna Yamamoto, Satoru Iwashima, Tomohiro Nishio, Ryousuke Shiozawa and Akira Kubota 

Acute Flaccid Paralysis: Intravenous Immunoglobulin is Not the Drug of Choice Always!
V. S. V. Prasad, Indar Kumar Sharawat, Lokesh Saini, Parag Shankar Rao Dekate, Sampath Penchala
and Dandu Ravi Varma 

Genetic Analysis and Clinical Presentation in Silver Russell Syndrome
Nikhil Lohiya, Rashmi Lote-Oke, Meenal Agarwal, Nikhil Phadke, Vaman Khadilkar
and Anuradha Khadilkar 

Blood Lead Levels in Mother-Infant Pairs
Kulandaipalayam Natarajan Sindhu, Joseph Dian Bondu, Santhosh Kumar Ganesan, Chanduni Syed,
Gagandeep Kang and Venkata Raghava Mohan


Familial Brachydactyly with Variable Expression in Three Family Members Ankur Singh, Rajniti Prasad and Om Prakash Mishra


Vitamin D Supplementation in Childhood – A Review of Guidelines: Correspondence Jogender Kumar and Amitabh Singh

Authors’ Reply

Shivani Randev, Pankaj Kumar and Vishal Guglani


Guest Editors: I. C. Verma, Seema Kapoor, Madhulika Kabra and Roli Mathur

The Journey of Newborn Screening: Inception to Conclusion

ICMR Task Force on Inherited Metabolic Disorders 

Newborn Screening for Congenital Hypothyroidism and Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
ICMR Task Force on Inherited Metabolic Disorders 

Normative Data for Thyroid Stimulating Hormone for Screening of Congenital Hypothyroidism
ICMR Task Force on Inherited Metabolic Disorders 

Challenges and Opportunities in Establishing and Maintaining Newborn Screening in a Rural Area of Andhra Pradesh – Task Force Study by Indian Council of Medical Research
A. Radha Rama Devi, Y. Ananthalakshmi and K. Srimannarayana Rao 


Can We Reduce the Duration of Antibiotic Therapy for Neonatal Pneumonia?
B. Vishnu Bhat and B. Adhisivam 

Can Estimation of Presepsin Levels in Endotracheal Aspirate Predict Early Onset Pneumonia in Newborns?
Shally Awasthi 

Depression Among Caregivers of Children with Cystic Fibrosis: Causes and Solutions
Amit Pathania and S. K. Kabra 

Quality of Life in Thalassemia Major
V. P. Choudhry 

Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease in India: Time to Prepare for Challenges and Opportunities
Rohan Malik 

Role of Automated Urine Flow Cytometry for the Diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infection in Children
Om P. Mishra and Rajniti Prasad 


Comparison of Four Days Versus Seven Days Duration of Antibiotic Therapy for Neonatal Pneumonia: A Randomized Controlled Trial
N. B. Mathur and A. Murugesan 

The Role of Presepsin Obtained from Tracheal Aspirates in the Diagnosis of Early Onset Pneumonia in Intubated Newborns
Dragana Savić, Aleksandra Simović, Slavica Marković, Gordana Kostić, Biljana Vuletić, Snezana Radivojević, Marina Lišanin, Zoran Igrutinović and Radisa Pavlović 

Prevalence of Depression among Caregivers of Indian Children with Cystic Fibrosis
Javeed Iqbal Bhat, Wasim Ahmad Wani, Bashir A. Charoo, Syed Wajid Ali, Qazi Iqbal Ahmad and Ambreen Ali Ahangar

Quality of Life (QoL) and the Factors Affecting it in Transfusion-dependent Thalassemic Children
Kapil Chordiya, Vikash Katewa, Pramod Sharma, Bindu Deopa and Suman Katewa 

Anterior Fontanelle Size in Healthy Indian Late Preterm and Full Term Newborns
Shuvendu Roy, Vishal Vishnu Tewari and Jawede Equbal 

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Across the Age Continuum: Similarity and Disparity
Amey Dilip Sonavane, Pratibha Sonawane and Deepak N. Amarapurkar 

Urine Flow Cytometry in the Diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infection
Seçil Conkar and Sevgi Mir 


Dietary Therapies: Emerging Paradigms in Therapy of Drug Resistant Epilepsy in Children
Sheffali Gulati 


Guest Editor: Bhim S. Pandhi
Cerebral Palsy: An Overview
Sheffali Gulati and Vishal Sondhi 

Worm Infestation: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention
Bhavneet Bharti, Sahul Bharti and Sumeeta Khurana 


Non-verbal Communication in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: A Video Audit Using Non-verbal Immediacy Scale (NIS-O)
Somashekhar Marutirao Nimbalkar, Himalaya Raval, Satvik Chaitanya Bansal, Utkarsh Pandya and Ajay Pathak 

Van Wyk Grumbach Syndrome: A Rare Consequence of Hypothyroidism
Pavan Reddy, Kritika Tiwari, Abhishek Kulkarni, Ketan Parikh and Raju Khubchandani 


Child with Progressive Hemiparesis: Think Beyond Neoplastic Disorders 
Indar Kumar Sharawat, Usnish Adhikari, Sudhir Sharma and Naveen Sankhyan 

SEPN1-related Rigid Spine Muscular Dystrophy
Arushi Gahlot Saini, Hansashree Padmanabha, Senthil Kumar, Naveen Sankhyan and Pratibha Singhi 

Epididymo-Orchitis in Scrub Typhus
Arpan Saha, Sumantra Sarkar, Ashish Patil, Biplab Besra and Chhotan Saha 

Evaluating Liver Fibrosis by Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse in Thalassemia
Rashid H. Merchant, Mubaraka Lokhandwala, Pezad N. Doctor, Chandar P. Lulla and Bhavin Jankharia 

Siblings with L2 Hydroxy Glutaric Aciduria
Jyotindra Narayan Goswami, Ananthanarayanan Kasinathan, Naveen Sankhyan, Sameer Vyas and Pratibha Singhi  

October 2018 Volume 85 : Number 10


Current Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) of Pediatricians on Infantile Spasms and the Way Forward

Prashant Jauhari 823

Pediatric Sleep Related Problems: The Tip of the Iceberg

Biswaroop Chakrabarty 825

Triage Nurse-Ordered Diagnostic Studies – An Evolving Strategy to Reduce Emergency Department

Length of Stay?

Javed Ismail and Jhuma Sankar 827

Taurine and Neonatal Nutrition

Deepak Chawla 829

Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in Children: Current Status and Future Prospects

Virendra Kumar 830

Find TB; Screen the Contacts

Meenu Singh and Manvi Singh 832

 Sublingual Immunotherapy in Allergic Rhinitis: Search for a Suitable Biomarker Continues!

Kana Ram Jat and Arvind Kumar 834


Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) Study of Pediatricians on Infantile Spasms

Vamsi Krishna Vaddi, Jitendra Kumar Sahu, Sumeet R. Dhawan, Renu Suthar and Naveen Sankhyan 836

Sleep Pattern of Adolescents in a School in Delhi, India: Impact on their Mood and Academic Performance

Ruchi Singh, Jagdish C. Suri, Renuka Sharma, Tejas Suri and Tulsi Adhikari 841

The Impact of Triage Nurse-ordered Diagnostic Studies on Pediatric Emergency Department Length of Stay

Youwei Li, Qunfeng Lu, Hua Du, Jianping Zhang and Lingling Zhang 849

Effects of Taurine Supplementation on Growth in Low Birth Weight Infants: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Shun-li Cao, Hong Jiang, Shi-ping Niu, Xiao-hu Wang and Shan Du 855

Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: Incidence, Risk Factors and Etiological Agents

Gnanaguru Vijay, Anirban Mandal, Jhuma Sankar, Arti Kapil, Rakesh Lodha and S. K. Kabra 861

Tuberculosis Burden among Household Pediatric Contacts of Adult Tuberculosis Patients

Rajeshwar Dayal, Dipti Agarwal, Rakesh Bhatia, C. Bipin, Neeraj Kumar Yadav, Santosh Kumar, Shamrendra Narayan and Ankur Goyal 867

Sublingual Immunotherapy Decreases Expression of Interleukin-33 in Children with Allergic Rhinitis

Yuanming Wang, Chuling Li, Yaxiong Xu, Deyu Xu, Gang Yang, Fang Liao and Xianglin Luo 872

Cardiac Troponin-T as a Marker of Myocardial Dysfunction in Term Neonates with Perinatal Asphyxia

Susy Joseph, Sobha Kumar, Zulfikar Ahamed M and S. Lakshmi 877


Guest Editors: Sushil Kumar Kabra and Umakanth Katwa

Advances in Asthma – III

Umakanth Katwa and S. K. Kabra 885

Asthma, GERD and Obesity: Triangle of Inflammation

Samriti Gupta, Rakesh Lodha and S. K. Kabra 887

Asthma, Environment and Pollution: Where the Rubber Hits the Road

Sankaran Krishnan and Sherin Panacherry 893

Asthma and Fungus: Role in Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (ABPA) and Other Conditions

Meenu Singh, Nandini Paul, Shreya Singh and Gyan Ranjan Nayak 899

Asthma – A Disease of How We Breathe: Role of Breathing Exercises and Pranayam

Jhuma Sankar and Rashmi Ranjan Das 905


Impending Rupture of Internal Carotid Artery Aneurysm Mimicking Peritonsillar Abscess

Poonam Sagar, Arif Kavungal Nambillath, Vikas Malhotra, Ajay Raj and Abhay Anand 911


Child with Isolated Motor Delay: Look at the Neuroimage

Indar Kumar Sharawat, Ananthanarayanan Kasinathan and Naveen Sankhyan 914

Novel Gene Mutation in a Chinese Boy with Severe Congenital Neutropenia

Tingting Zou, Jianjun Deng, Min Shu, Qin Guo, Ruixue Miao, Chao-min Wan, Gang Ning and Yu Zhu 916

Adverse Effects of Azathioprine in a Child and Her Mother with Eczema

Kam Lun Hon, Mimi Chang, Shuk Ching Chong, Yuet Ping Yuen and Stephen Kwok Wing Tsui 918

Continuous Distribution of Autistic Traits in an Indian Sample

Vanitha S. Rao and Ashok V. Mysore 920

Hypotension After a Pediatric Invasive Procedure: Beware of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy

Sweta Mohanty, Pradeep Kumar, Angel Solomon and Chetan Ginigeri 922

Immunodeficiency in a Child with Alström Syndrome

Taha Resid Ozdemir, Neslihan Edeer Karaca, Jan Davis Marshall, Necil Kutukculer, Guzide Aksu,

Riza Koksal Ozgul, Aysegul Ozanturk, Esra Isik, Bilcag Akgun, Hamiyet Hekimci Ozdemir,

Sukran Darcan, Ferda Ozkinay, and Ozgur Cogulu 924


Imaging in Maple Syrup Urine Disease

Tanay Shah, Sunita Purohit, and Mrudang Raval 927

Methemoglobinemia: A Girl with ‘Chocolate Brown’ Colored Blood

Manas Kumar Mahapatra and Prabhas Prasun Giri 929


Iron Pots for the Prevention and Treatment of Anemia in Preschoolers: Correspondence

Anirban Mandal and Puneet Kaur Sahi 931

Authors’ Reply

Francisco Plácido Nogueira Arcanjo, Débora Rodrigues Ribeiro Macêdo, Paulo Roberto Santos and Caio

Plácido Costa Arcanjo

September 2018 Volume 85 : Number 9


Impact of Pediatric Malignancies on Parent’s Quality of Life

Deepam Pushpam and Sameer Bakhshi 713

Coming of Age of IAP 2015 Growth Charts: The Way Forward

Anurag Bajpai 715

Expanding Applications of Prenatal MR Imaging: Detection of Complex

Multisystem Anomalies Made Easy

Manisha Jana and Arun Kumar Gupta 716


‘Quality of Life’ of Parents of Children Suffering from Pediatric Malignancies in a Low Income Setting

Vibha Sanjay Bafna, Tanvi Ajay Bafna, Abhilasha Sampagar and Sunita Raman Rupavataram 718

Field Testing of IAP2015 Charts

Nikhil Lohiya, Vaman Khadilkar, Shubhadarshini Pawar, Anuradha Khadilkar,

Shashi Chiplonkar and Rahul Jahagirdar 723

Prenatal and Postnatal Diagnosis of Rhabdomyomas and Tuberous Sclerosis

Complex by Ultrafast and Standard MRI

Ying Zhou, Su-Zhen Dong, Yu-Min Zhong and Ai-Min Sun 729


Guest Editor: Bhim S. Pandhi

How to Proceed with Examination of a Child?

Sonia Makhija and Poornima Tiwari 738


Guest Editors: Sushil Kumar Kabra and Umakanth Katwa

Editorial: Advances in Management of Asthma

Umakanth Katwa and S. K. Kabra 746

Asthma and Medicines – Long-Term Side-Effects, Monitoring and Dose Titration

Satnam Kaur and Varinder Singh 748

Asthma Management in the Era of Smart-Medicine: Devices, Gadgets,

Apps and Telemedicine

Umakanth Katwa and Estefania Rivera 757

Severe Asthma: Challenges and Pitfalls in Management Anirban Maitra 763

What is New in the Management of Childhood Asthma?

Atul Gupta, Gayathri Bhat and Paolo Pianosi 773


Outcome of Early Stage Pediatric Non-Lymphoblastic Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Amol Patel, Mehar Chand Sharma and Sameer Bakhshi 782

Seasonality in Pediatric Cancer

Rubayed Nurullah, Stefan Kuhle, Bryan Maguire and Ketan Kulkarni 785


A Novel Mutation in CD40LG Gene Causing X-Linked Hyper IgM Syndrome

Hyung Young Kim, Tae Min Um and Hee Ju Park 788

Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy: A Case Series

Arunmozhimaran Elavarasi, Vinay Goyal, Venugopalan Vishnu,

Mamta Bhushan Singh and Padma Srivastava 790

Chronic Bleeding Following Duhamel Procedure Due to Staple Line Ulcers

Ketaki Gharpure, Bibekanand Jindal, Barath Jagadisan and Bikash Kumar Naredi 792

Mandibular Mass in a Child with End Stage Renal Disease

Gurinder Kumar, Jomy Mathai Varghese, Namrata Gulzar Bhatti, Eslam Tawfik,

Omar AlMasri and Eihab AlKhasawneh 794

Kawasaki Disease Presenting as Acute Scrotum

Soumya Roy and Subroto Chakrabartty 796

Streptococcus pneumoniae-associated Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

Suresh Kumar Angurana, Ankit Mehta, Triptee Agrawal, Karthi Nallasamy and Muralidharan Jayashree 797

Non-Typhoidal Salmonella Bacteremia

Nivedhana Subburaju, Janani Sankar and Sulochana Putlibai 800

Primary Biliary Cholangitis- Autoimmune Hepatitis Overlap Syndrome

Pratin Bhatt, Deepak Kumar Gupta, Nitin Ramani, Pratik Tibdewal,

Abhishek Sadalage, Dheeraj Agrawal, Amita Joshi and Akash Shukla 803

Beth-Israel Hemoglobin: An Uncommon Cause of Cyanosis in a 9-year-old Boy

Lakshmi Madhumathi Marimuthu and C. G. Delhi Kumar 806

Henoch Schönlein Purpura Nephritis Developing in a Child with Known IgA Nephropathy

Aliza Mittal, Munaver Dijoo, Abha Sabhikhi and Sanjeev Gulati 808

Anemia Due to ABO Incompatibility in a Neonate

Yukari Atsumi, Hiroshi Sakakibara, Satoko Suzuki and Yuki Yuza 810

Dihydropteridine Reductase Deficiency: A Treatable Neurotransmitter Movement Disorder

Masquerading as Refractory Epilepsy Due to Novel Mutation

Vykuntaraju K. Gowda, Hemadriben Vegda, Naveen Benakappa and Asha Benakappa 812

Celiac Disease in Association with Gilbert’s Syndrome

Ajay Kumar and Vyom Aggarwal 814

Pulmonary Artery Sling Masquerading Bronchiolitis

Bandya Sahoo, Mukesh Kumar Jain, Reshmi Mishra and Sibabratta Patnaik 816

Scheuermann’s Disease with Extensive Involvement of Dorsolumbar Spine

Neha Garg, Natasha Gupta and Dheeraj Shah 818

RANBP2 Mutation in Clinically Undiagnosed Acute Necrotizing Encephalopathy

Sedat Işıkay and Yavuz Şahin 820


Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Paediatrics – Paediatric Neurology: Rob Forsyth and Richard

Newton (eds)

Satinder Aneja 822

August 2018 Volume 85 : Number 8


Eosinophilic Esophagitis – An Overview

Sanjay Kumar and Sandeep K. Gupta 601


Screening Urinalysis in Detection of Chronic Kidney Disease in Children

Aditi Sinha and Arvind Bagga 603

Cooking in Iron Pots for Iron Deficiency Anemia: The Traditional Way Forward?

Deepak Bansal and Richa Jain 605


Urinary Screening for Early Detection of Kidney Diseases

Kamlesh S. Suthar, Aruna V. Vanikar, Lovelesh A. Nigam, Rashmi D. Patel, Kamal V. Kanodia,

Umang G. Thakkar, Paulin A. Gandhi, Sheetal A. Chandak, Amit V Prajapati and Minaxi H. Patel 607

Predictors of Severity in Pediatric Scrub Typhus

Dinesh Kumar Narayanasamy, Thirunavukkarasu Arun Babu, Vijayasankar Vijayadevagaran,

Devi Kittu and Shanthi Ananthakrishnan 613

Handheld Metal Detector for Metallic Foreign Body Ingestion in Pediatric Emergency

Hazwani Binte Hamzah, Vigil James, Suraj Manickam and Sashikumar Ganapathy 618

Iron Pots for the Prevention and Treatment of Anemia in Preschoolers

Francisco Plácido Nogueira Arcanjo, Débora Rodrigues Ribeiro Macêdo,

Paulo Roberto Santos and Caio Plácido Costa Arcanjo 625


Pediatric Endocrinology in India: Development, Progress, Problems and Challenges

Meena P. Desai and Vijayalakshmi Bhatia 632


Guest Editor: Bhim S. Pandhi

Syncope in Pediatric Practice

Pratibha Singhi and Arushi Gahlot Saini 636


Guest Editors: Sushil Kumar Kabra and Umakanth Katwa

Advances in Asthma

Umakanth Katwa and S. K. Kabra 641

Translating Asthma: Dissecting the Role of Metabolomics, Genomics and Personalized Medicine

Andrew Bush 643

Tools in Asthma Evaluation and Management: When and How to Use Them?

Anna Mulholland, Alana Ainsworth and Naveen Pillarisetti 651

Management of Recurrent Preschool, Doctor-Diagnosed Wheeze

Ka-ka Siu, Shuk-yu Leung, Sum-yi Kong and Daniel Kwok-keung Ng 658

Asthma Mimickers: Approach to Differential Diagnosis

Mahesh Babu Ramamurthy 667


Achalasia Cardia in a Young Infant

V. Poornachand, K. Kumarasamy, S. P. Karamath, V. Seenivasan,

Sumathi Bavanandam and Nirmala Dheivamani 673

Clinical Spectrum and Outcome of Pediatric Drug Induced Liver Injury

Aditi Kumar, Vikrant Sood, Rajeev Khanna, Sanjeev Kumar Verma, Nikhil Mehra,

Dinesh Rawat and Seema Alam 676

Intracranial Hematopoiesis in Beta Thalassemia: A Case Series

Rashid Merchant, Amitkumar J. Choudhari, Mitusha Verma, Deepak P. Patkar and Pezad Doctor 679


Unexplained Transaminitis and Hyperactivity: Do Not Forget the Musculoskeletal Examination

Sumeet R. Dhawan, Saniya Gupta and Lokesh Saini 682

TP53 Mutation, MYCN Amplification, and Large Cell/Anaplastic Histology in Medulloblastoma

Anirban Das, Lateef Zameer, Sushant Vinarkar, Manish Singh, Mayur Parihar, Neeraj Arora,

Aditi Chandra and Rimpa Basu Achari 684

Chronic Gastric Volvulus: Cause of Feed Intolerance

Karunesh Chand, Santosh Kumar Dey and Subhash Chandra Shaw 686

Does Pneumomediastinum and Pneumoretroperitoneum Always Necessitate Surgical Treatment?

Sachit Anand, Ravi Patcharu, Devendra Kumar Yadav, Devasenathipathy Kandasamy and Shilpa Sharma 688

Benign Infantile Epilepsy Mimicking Reflex Anoxic Seizures in an Infant with PRRT2 Gene


Victoria Vlachou, Vivian Chu, Efterpi Pavlidou, Naila Ismayilova, Mankad Kshitij and Maria Kinali 690

Post-Herpetic Autoimmune Encephalitis

Himanshi Chaudhary, Ananthanarayanan Kasinathan, Indar Kumar Sharawat, Arushi G. Saini,

Anita Mahadevan and Naveen Sankhyan 691

Recurrent Kawasaki Disease

Arpan Saha and Sumantra Sarkar 693

Subclavian Artery Pseudoaneurysm Following Lung Abscess in a Child

Rajendra Prasad Anne, Pankaj C. Vaidya, Sachin Mahajan, Ujjwal Gorsi and Pratibha D. Singhi 695

Demographic Challenges of Pediatric NHL: A Report on 280 Patients

Amol Patel, Mehar Chand Sharma and Sameer Bakhshi 697

Lane Hamilton Syndrome

Prasan Kumar Panda, R. Sriranga, Kavneet Kaur and Rita Sood 699

Harlequin Syndrome

Hiroshi Yamaguchi, Akiko Yokoi, Katsunori Kamimura, Yusuke Ishida,

Daisaku Toyoshima and Azusa Maruyama 700

Spinal Muscular Atrophy with Preserved Deep Tendon Reflexes

Jyotindra Narayan Goswami, Jitendra Kumar Sahu and Pratibha Singhi 702

A Rare Association of Sturge Weber Syndrome with Neurofibromatosis Type-1

Vykuntaraju K. Gowda, Varunvenkat M. Srinivasan, Sahana M. Srinivas and Harsha Chadaga 703


Recurrence of Gastric Masses in a Neonate with Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy

Pooja Shivananda Siddhi and Imogen Storey 705


Effect of Placental Transfusion on Iron Stores in Moderately Preterm Neonates of 30-33 weeks

Gestation: Correspondence

Viraraghavan Vadakkencherry Ramaswamy 706

Authors’ Reply

Bikramjit Das, Venkataseshan Sundaram, Praveen Kumar, William T. Mordi, Lakhbir K. Dhaliwal and Reena Das

Subjective Global Nutritional Assessment: A Reliable Screening Tool for Nutritional Assessment in Cerebral Palsy Children – Correspondence

Jogender Kumar and Amitabh Singh 708

Authors’ Reply

Priyanka Minocha, Sadasivan Sitaraman, Anita Choudhary and Rajiv Yadav


What We Miss in Medical School: Anuradha Totey (ed)

A. K. Dutta 710


Correction to: Vitamin D Supplementation in Childhood – A Review of Guidelines

Shivani Randev, Pankaj Kumar and Vishal Guglani 712

July 2018 Volume 85 : Number 7


Does Folate Supplementation Leads to Better Seizure Control with Antiepileptic Drug Therapy?

Satish Agadi 489

Hepatitis B Vaccination – Protection with and without Birth Dose?

Anju Aggarwal 490

Markers of Maternal and Neonatal Cobalamin Status and Risk Assessment of Neurodevelopmental

Disorders in Infants

Umesh Kapil and Sadhana Joshi 491


Effect of Folic Acid Supplementation on Seizure Control in Epileptic Children Receiving Long Term

Antiepileptic Therapy

Bindu Deopa, Manish Parakh, Pawan Dara, Vikas Payal, Kapil Chordiya, Ankit Panday, Sumeet Singh

and Devesh Parashar 493

Cognitive Development of Toddlers: Does Parental Stimulation Matter?

Prahbhjot Malhi, Jagadeesh Menon, Bhavneet Bharti and Manjit Sidhu 498

Predictors of Pre-operative Anxiety in Indian Children

Ritu Malik, Sandhya Yaddanpudi, Nidhi Bidyut Panda, Adarsh Kohli and Preethy J Mathew 504

Evaluation of the Protection Provided by Hepatitis B Vaccination in India

Jacob Puliyel, Pathik Naik, Ashish Puliyel, Kishore Agarwal, Vandana Lal, Nimmi Kansal, Devki Nandan,

Vikas Tripathi, Prashant Tyagi, Saroj K. Singh, Rajeev Srivastava, Utkarsh Sharma and V. Sreenivas 510

Association between Maternal and Infantile Markers of Cobalamin Status During the First

Month Post-Delivery

Sümeyra Çoban, Ebru Yılmaz Keskin and Mahir İğde 517


Health and Welfare of Women and Child Survival: A Key to Nation Building

Meharban Singh 523


Guest Editor: Bhim S. Pandhi

Fever with Rashes

Letha Soman 528


Guest Editors: Christian L. Roth and Vandana Jain

Cardiovascular and Metabolic Complications – Diagnosis and Management in Obese Children

Naval K. Vikram 535

Prevention and Management of Childhood Obesity

Aashima Dabas and Anju Seth 546

i The Indian Journal of Pediatrics, Volume 85—July, 2018

Psychological Aspects of Obesity in Children and Adolescents

Rajesh Sagar and Tanu Gupta 554


Salmonella typhimurium Meningitis in an Infant Presenting with Recurrent Meningitis

Rajendra Prasad Anne, Pankaj C. Vaidya, Pallab Ray and Pratibha D. Singhi 560


Dacrystic Epilepsy

Chandan Raybarman 563

Frontotemporal Atrophy: Presenting Sign in Infantile Cobalamin Deficiency

Pallavi Vats, Prashant Verma, Bijo Varughese, Somesh Kumar and Seema Kapoor 565

Validity of Maternal-Reported Weight and Height of 2–5 Year Old Children

Rati Jani, Seema Mihrshahi, Subhadra Mandalika and Kimberley M. Mallan 567

Effect of Personal and School Factors on Juvenile Delinquency

Indiran Rathinabalan and Sridevi A. Naaraayan 569

Validation of Predictors of Relapse in Steroid Sensitive Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome

Neha Agarwal, Abhishek Abhinay, Rabindra N. Mishra, Rajniti Prasad, Ankur Singh and Om P. Mishra 570

Ophthalmic Manifestations in Children with Periventricular Leukomalacia

Suma Ganesh, Rolli Khurana, Batriti Wallang and Sonia Sharma 572

Apathy – Forme Fruste of Autoimmune Encephalitis

Ananthanarayanan Kasinathan, Razia K. Adam, Naveen Sankhyan and Pratibha Singhi 573

Neurobrucellosis Mimicking Neurotuberculosis

Koushik Handattu, Nalini Bhaskaranand and Sandesh Bailur Kini 574

Urticaria and Anaphylaxis in a Child after Skin Contact of Lentil Soup

Orhan Akpınar 575

Efficacy of Scorpion Antivenom in Grade III and IV Scorpion Envenomation

Rajniti Prasad, Abhishek Kumar, Om Prakash Mishra, Tej Bali Singh and Ankur Singh 576

Methylphenidate Induced Acute Dystonic Reaction

Mehmet Erdem Uzun, Muhammet Furkan Korkmaz, Arzu Ekici and Nazan Kaymaz 577

Myasthenia Gravis in HIV Positive Girl

Renu Suthar, Naveen Sankhyan, Jyotindra Narayan Goswami, Deepti Suri, Anju Gupta and Pratibha Singhi 578

Cerebral Salt Wasting Complicated by Central Diabetes Insipidus and Growth Hormone Deficiency

Dimitrios T. Papadimitriou, Anne Spiteri, Achilleas Attilakos and Anastasios Papadimitriou 580

CPAP with Resuscitation Mask in a Neonate with Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

Venkat Reddy Kallem and Srinivas Murki 582

Clinical Outcome at One Year of Age Following Device Closure of Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)

in Small Babies

Vikranth Bapu Anna Venugopalan, Neil Wilson, Nick Archer and Satish Adwani 584

BCGosis in Infants with Severe Combined ImmunoDeficiency (SCID)

Pavani Chitamanni, Jagadeesh Anbazhagan, Narayanan Parameswaran and Saravanakumari Vijayakumar 585

Protein Losing Enteropathy in Hennekam Syndrome

Phani Priya Mandula, Rohan Malik and Gaurav Khanna 587

Recurrent Gastro-intestinal Bleeding Unfolded as Heyde’s Syndrome

Arpan Saha, Sumantra Sarkar, Priyanker Mondal, Rajib Sarkar and Supratim Datta 589

Unusual Cause of White Cerebellum

Indar Kumar Sharawat, Shivan Kesavan, Vignesh Subramani, Sameer Vyas,

Jitendra Kumar Sahu and Lokesh Saini 591

Quantitative PCR Assays of Cytomegalovirus and Epstein-Barr Virus in Hemophagocytic


Kana Okazaki, Ken-Ichi Imadome, Hiro Nakao, Isao Miyairi and Akira Ishiguro 593

Rapid Transition of Facial Features from Early to Mid – Adolescence in Autosomal Dominant Hyper

IgE Syndrome with a STAT3 Variation

Geeta MG, A. Riyaz, C. Krishnan and Vinod Scaria 595

Glottic Foreign Body Removal: A Novel Approach

Abhik Sikdar, Sanjeev Mishra, Sameer Nivsarkar, Richa Agrawal and Shrikant Phatak 597

Perception of One-Minute Preceptor (OMP) Model as a Teaching Framework among Pediatric

Postgraduate Residents: A Feedback Survey

Vandana Arya, Virender Kumar Gehlawat, Anjali Verma and Jaya Shankar Kaushik 598

Levamisole Induced Pauci Immune Focal Necrotizing and Crescentic Glomerulonephritis

Randula Ranawaka, Manoji P. Gamage, Kalpani Lokuge and David V. Milford 599

June 2018 Volume 85 : Number 6


Searching for Better Asthma Control?

Jagdish Prasad Goyal and Prawin Kumar 409

Biomarkers for Diagnosing Ventilator Associated Pneumonia: Is that the Way Forward?

Arvind Kumar and Rakesh Lodha 411

Severe Dengue: Developing a Universally Applicable Simple Prediction Model

Sunit C. Singhi 413


Mycoplasma pneumoniae in Community-Acquired Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

Surinder Kumar, Indu Bala Garg and Gulshan Rai Sethi 415

Serum Total Magnesium Level and its Correlation with Symptom Control in Children with Mild

Persistent Asthma

Pavani Chitamanni, Venkatesh Chandrasekaran and Soundravally Rajendiran 420

New Biomarkers to Diagnose Ventilator Associated Pneumonia: Pentraxin 3 and Surfactant Protein D

Nazan Ulgen Tekerek, Basak Nur Akyildiz, Baris Derya Ercal and Sabahattin Muhtaroglu 426

Development of a Prognostic Prediction Model to Determine Severe Dengue in Children

Priya Sreenivasan, Geetha S and Sasikala K 433


Newborn Screening Guidelines for Congenital Hypothyroidism in India: Recommendations of the

Indian Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology (ISPAE) – Part I: Screening and

Confirmation of Diagnosis

M. P. Desai, R. Sharma, I. Riaz, S. Sudhanshu, R. Parikh and V. Bhatia 440

Newborn Screening Guidelines for Congenital Hypothyroidism in India: Recommendations of the

Indian Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology (ISPAE) – Part II: Imaging, Treatment

and Follow-up

S. Sudhanshu, I. Riaz, R. Sharma, M. P. Desai, R. Parikh and V. Bhatia 448


Guest Editor: Bhim S. Pandhi

Acyanotic and Cyanotic Congenital Heart Diseases

Manojkumar Rohit and Smit Shrivastava 454


Guest Editors: Christian L. Roth and Vandana Jain

Rising Obesity in Children: A Serious Public Health Concern

Christian L. Roth and Vandana Jain 461

Obesity in Children: Definition, Etiology and Approach

Bhawana Aggarwal and Vandana Jain 463

Early Life Origins of Obesity and Related Complications

Atul Singhal 472

Genetic and Syndromic Causes of Obesity and its Management

Ildiko H. Koves and Christian Roth 478


Spondylocostal Dysostosis (Jarcho Levin Syndrome)

Praveen M. Kurup, Vasanthan Tanigasalam and B. Vishnu Bhat 486


Anemia, Iron Deficiency and Iodine Deficiency among Nepalese School Children: Correspondence

Radhika Kapil and Aakriti Gupta 487

Authors’ Reply

Saroj Khatiwada, Madhab Lamsal, Basanta Gelal, Sharad Gautam, Ashwini Kumar Nepal, David Brodie

and Nirmal Barall

May 2018; Volume 85 : Number 5


Economic Burden of Transfusion Dependent Thalassemia

V. P. Choudhry 329


Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Nip the Evil in the Bud

Bhawana Aggarwal and Neerja Gupta 331

Preeclampsia and Reactive Oxygen Species

Shikha Rani and Deepak Chawla 333

Acute Encephalitis Syndrome: Current Trends and the Future

Biswaroop Chakrabarty 335

Regional Genotyping of Rotavirus: Role in Vaccine Development

Anshu Srivastava and Rishi Bolia 337


Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Cascade Screening in Children and Relatives of the Affected

Nitika Setia, Renu Saxena, J. P. S. Sawhney and Ishwar C. Verma 339

Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency in Children (6–18 years) Residing in Kullu and Kangra Districts

of Himachal Pradesh, India

Umesh Kapil, Ravindra Mohan Pandey, Brij Sharma, Lakshmy Ramakrishnan, Neetu Sharma,

Gajendra Singh and Neha Sareen 344

Oxidative Stress, Antioxidant Status and Neurodevelopmental Outcome in Neonates Born

to Pre-eclamptic Mothers

Shruthi K. Bharadwaj, B. Vishnu Bhat, V. Vickneswaran, B. Adhisivam, Zachariah Bobby and S. Habeebullah 351

Epidemiological Profile of Acute Viral Encephalitis

Rajesh Kumar, Pankaj Kumar, Manoj Kumar Singh, Dipti Agarwal, Bendangienla Jamir,

Shashi Khare and Samrendra Narayan 358

Molecular Epidemiology of Rotavirus Strains in Under Five Children

Yunus Bulut, Gülgün Yenişehirli and Rıza Durmaz 364


Guest Editors: Vinod H. Ratageri and H. Paramesh

Food Allergy in Children: An Overview

Jaidev M. Devdas, Christopher Mckie, Adam T. Fox and Vinod H. Ratageri 369

Curse of Fluorosis

M. M. Patil, Bhavana B. Lakhkar and Shailaja S. Patil 375

Role of Plastics on Human Health

Pramod Kumar 384


Angelman Syndrome Due to UBE3A Gene Mutation

Jyotindra Narayan Goswami, Jitendra Kumar Sahu and Pratibha Singhi 390


Lupus Anticoagulant-Hypoprothrombinemia Syndrome

Rohit Bhowmick, Indira Agarwal, Venkatesh Arumugam and Sathish Kumar T 392

Infantile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with Cerebral Calcification and Delayed Development

Taru Garg, Sarita Sanke, Ram Chander, Shilpi Agarwal and Riaz Ahmed 394

Medical Treatment of Hematuria Due to Bladder Hemangioma in a Newborn

Mehmet Mutlu, Yakup Aslan, Filiz Aktürk Acar, Hatice Sonay Yalçın Cömert,

Elif Bahat Özdoğan and Haluk Sarıhan 396

Bilateral Ptosis: A Rare Presentation of Hydrocephalus

Mahesh Kamate and Santosh Kurbet 398

Tetralogy of Fallot with Restrictive Ventricular Septal Defect

Ashish Tiwari, Savita Bhunwal and Manojkumar Rohit 400

Nosocomial Cytomegalovirus Infection Resulting in Worsening of Retinopathy of Prematurity

Monika Modrzejewska, Urszula Kulik and Anna Modrzejewska 401

Maternal Vitamin D Status and Neonatal Outcomes

R. Hemalatha, Vijayendra Chary Anchoju, Vasundhara Donugama, Himaja Nallagatla,

Devaraj Parasannanavar, Seshacharyulu Madabushi, Tulja Bhukya and Raja Srishwan Mamidi 403

Corporal Punishment in Children and its Implications on Mental Health

Kushagra Nijhara, Snigdha Bhatia and B. Unnikrishnan 405


Newer Vaccines against Mosquito-borne Diseases: Correspondence

Beuy Joob and Viroj Wiwanitkit 406

Authors’ Reply

Anju Aggarwal and Neha Garg

April 2018 Volume 85 : Number 4


A Brief on the 11th World Congress on Adolescent Health

Sunil Mehra 249


Thoracoscopic Blebectomy and Pleurodesis for Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax

Shilpa Sharma 251

Growth Hormone Therapy and Lipid Profile

Rajni Sharma 253

Human Milk Banking and Challenges in Quality Control

B. Vishnu Bhat and B. Adhisivam 255


Thoracoscopic Management of Blebs: Resection With/Out Primary Pleurodesis

Karina Miura da Costa and Amulya Kumar Saxena 257

Effects of Growth Hormone Treatment on Lipid Profiles

Toshihide Kubo, Mahoko Furujo, Kyohei Takahashi, Yuki Hyodo, Hiroki Tsuchiya, Mariko Hattori,

Shoko Fujinaga and Kenji Urayama 261

Childhood Brucellosis in Eastern India

Devarati Dutta, Anindita Sen, Debkishore Gupta, Prabir Kuila, Debasmita Chatterjee, Sugat Sanyal and Satadal Das 266

Improving Quality of Banked Milk: Utility of Dornic Acid Test

Swapnil Bhisikar, Jayashree Mondkar, Swati Manerkar, Sorabh Goel, Desma D’Dsouza and Sujata Baveja 272


Guest Editor: Bhim S. Pandhi

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: A Practice Update

Renu Suthar and Naveen Sankhyan 276


Guest Editors: Vinod H. Ratageri and H. Paramesh

Environmental Health of Children: Time to Translate Knowledge into Action

Vinod H. Ratageri and H. Paramesh 282

Air Pollution and Allergic Airway Diseases: Social Determinants and Sustainability

in the Control and Prevention

H. Paramesh 284

Children Deserve Smoke Free World

R. Remesh Kumar, P. R. Jayakumar and R. Krishna Mohan 295

Noise Pollution and Impact on Children Health

Alok Gupta, Anant Gupta, Khushbu Jain and Sweta Gupta 300


Prevalence of Hypocalcemia in Seizures in Infancy

Mahesh Kamate, Kanika Sharma and Vishwanath Patil 307


Next Generation Sequencing in Diagnosis of MLPA Negative Cases Presenting as Duchenne/

Becker Muscular Dystrophies

Bharti Singh, Kausik Mandal, Meenakshi Lallar, Dhanya Lakshmi Narayanan, Shivani Mishra,

Poonam Singh Gambhir and Shubha R. Phadke 309

Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in Children in a Tertiary Care Hospital

Hasabulla Shameer Urunikklavan, Vinod H. Ratageri, S. R. Fattepur, Shobha Nadagir

and Yashwant Adiveppa Madinkar 311

Cystic Presentation of Hepatic Schistosomiasis

Vikrant Sood, Sachin Ramesh Chaudhari, Deeplaxmi Borle, Binit Sureka, Chhagan Bihari and Senthil Kumar 313

Congenital Self Healing Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

Sunil Gothwal, Anand Kumar Gupta and Ramesh Choudhary 316

Acute Pancreatitis in Dengue Fever

Pawan Kumar, B. R. Thapa, Hitender Himral and Vinod Kapil 318

Proprotein Convertase 1/3 Deficiency

Gurinder Kumar, Rajendran Nair and Aman P. S. Sohal 320

Microangiopathic Hemolytic Anemia – A Rare Presentation of Vitamin B12 Deficiency

K. Jagadish Kumar, Divya Chowdary, Akshatha U. Shetty and C. Anitha 322


Congenital Vertebral Arteriovenous Fistula

Shahnawaz M. Amdani and Thomas Forbes 325


Dental Caries: A Disease Which Needs Attention – Correspondence

Siba Prosad Paul, Jagrati Chopra and Indranil Dey 327

March 2018 volume 85 : Number 3


Placental Transfusion in Preterm Neonates

Deepak Chawla 165

The Role of Zinc in Childhood Infectious Disease

Rohan Malik 166

Developing and Testing Fidelity of Manikins for Training in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation:

Need of the Hour!

Krishna Mohan Gulla, Tanushree Sahoo and Jhuma Sankar 168

Bordetella and Bronchiolitis: A Chance Association or More Than That?

Kana Ram Jat and Samriti Gupta 170


Effect of Placental Transfusion on Iron Stores in Moderately Preterm Neonates of 30–33

weeks Gestation

Bikramjit Das, Venkataseshan Sundaram, Praveen Kumar, William T. Mordi, Lakhbir K. Dhaliwal and Reena Das 172

Serum Zinc Levels as a Predictor of Severity of Acute Diarrhea

Astha Agarwal, Navratan Kumar Gupta, Amit Upadhyay, R. K. Soni, Dheeraj Shah and Vijay Jaiswal 179

Utility of Low Fidelity Manikins for Learning High Quality Chest Compressions

Meenakshi Girish, Alka Rawekar, Sujo Jose, Umesh Chaudhari and Girish Nanoti 184

Bordetella Pertussis Infection in Hospitalized Infants with Acute Bronchiolitis

Şule Gökçe, Zafer Kurugöl, S. Şöhret Aydemir, Candan Çiçek, Aslı Aslan and Güldane Koturoğlu 189


Vitamin D Supplementation in Childhood – A Review of Guidelines

Shivani Randev, Pankaj Kumar and Vishal Guglani 194


Guest Editor: Bhim S. Pandhi

Dental Caries: A Disease Which Needs Attention

Vijay Prakash Mathur and Jatinder Kaur Dhillon 202


Guest Editor: Pradeep Venkatesh

Editorial: Pediatric Ophthalmology – Part II

Pradeep Venkatesh 207

Pediatric Cataract – Importance of Early Detection and Management

Sudarshan Khokhar, Ganesh Pillay and Esha Agarwal 209

Ocular Manifestations of Pediatric Systemic Diseases

Gopal S. Pillai and Natasha Radhakrishnan 217

Genetic Testing in Pediatric Ophthalmology

Ishwar Chander Verma, Preeti Paliwal and Kanika Singh 228

Leber’s Congenital Amaurosis and Gene Therapy

Brijesh Takkar, Pooja Bansal and Pradeep Venkatesh 237


Nasal Dimple as a Rare Phenotype of Digeroge Syndrome: Revisited

Ankur Singh, Deep Shikha, Rajniti Prasad and Om Prakash Mishra 243

Acute Hemorrhagic Edema of Infancy

Bharti Bhandari, Ragini Singh, Mritunjay Kumar and Aditya Saun 245


Eschar of Scrub Typhus Hidden in Umbilicus

Nowneet Kumar Bhat, Rashmi Jindal and Minakshi Dhar 247

February 2018 Volume 85 : Number 2


Genetic Polymorphism and Preterm Birth

Deepak Chawla 83

Financial Burden of Treatment of Transfusion Dependent Thalassemia

Deepak Bansal 85


Expanding the Phenotype of the Founder South Asian Mutation in the Nuclear Encoding

Mitochondrial RMND1 Gene

N. Vinu, Ratna D. Puri, Kanav Anand and Ishwar C. Verma 87

Association of IL-10 Gene Polymorphism (−819C > T, −592C > A and −1082G > A) with Preterm Birth

Monika Pandey, Shally Awasthi, Urmila Singh and Abbas Ali Mahdi 93

Socio-demographic Profile and Economic Burden of Treatment of Transfusion Dependent Thalassemia

Amita Moirangthem and Shubha R. Phadke 102

Normative Data for IVC Diameter and its Correlation with the Somatic Parameters in Healthy

Indian Children

Kushagra Taneja, Virendra Kumar, Rama Anand and Harish K Pemde 108


Malaria Free India – Possibility or Enigma?

B. D. Gupta and Rajkishore Maheshwari 113


Guest Editors: Ashok Kumar Dutta and Anju Aggarwal

Newer Vaccines against Mosquito-borne Diseases

Anju Aggarwal and Neha Garg 117

Global Polio Eradication – Way Ahead

Sunil Bahl, Pankaj Bhatnagar, Roland W Sutter, Sigrun Roesel and Michel Zaffran 124

Advances Towards Painless Vaccination and Newer Modes of Vaccine Delivery

Neha Garg and Anju Aggarwal 132

Vaccine Safety and Surveillance for Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI) in India

Jyoti Joshi, Manoja Kumar Das, Deepak Polpakara, Satinder Aneja, Mahesh Agarwal and Narendra Kumar Arora 139


Multiple Opportunistic Infections in an 8-month-old Infant: Is it Seronegative HIV Infection?

Uma Nahar Saikia, Aman Gupta, Abin Koshy and Saniya Gupta 149


Biotin Thiamin Responsive Basal Ganglia Disease in Siblings

Vykuntaraju K. Gowda, Varunvenkat M. Srinivasan, Maya Bhat and Naveen Benakappa 155


Unusual Neuroimaging Finding in Infantile Tay-Sach’s Disease

Prashant Jauhari, Jyotindra Narayan Goswami, Naveen Sankhyan, Paramjeet Singh and Pratibha Singhi 158

Health Related Quality of Life in Children and Caregivers with Controlled versus

Uncontrolled Asthma

Abhishek Chatterjee, Devki Nandan, Hema Gupta Mittal, Prajal Agarwal and Aditya Bhatt 160

HIV and AIDS Act: What Healthcare Workers Need to Know?

Umesh Wadgave, Sagar J. Shah and Mahesh R. Khairnar 162


Correction to: Common Pediatric Medical Emergencies in Office Practice

Bharat Mehra and Suresh Gupta 164



Comparison of Antipyretic Efficacy of Intravenous (IV) Acetaminophen versus Oral (PO)

Acetaminophen in the Management of Fever in Children

Shuvendu Roy and A. K. Simalti 1

Short Term Oral Zinc Supplementation among Babies with Neonatal Sepsis for Reducing Mortality and Improving Outcome – A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial

Newton Banupriya, Ballambattu Vishnu Bhat, Bosco Dhas Benet, Christina Catherine,

Magadi Gopalakrishna Sridhar and Subhash Chandra Parija 5

Platelet Distribution Width to Platelet Count Ratio as an Index of Severity of Illness

Pragati Purbiya, Zainab Mohammedi Golwala, Ayush Manchanda, V. Sreenivas and Jacob M. Puliyel 10

Subjective Global Nutritional Assessment: A Reliable Screening Tool for Nutritional Assessment in Cerebral Palsy Children

Priyanka Minocha, Sadasivan Sitaraman, Anita Choudhary and Rajiv Yadav 15

Etiology and Risk Factors Determining Poor Outcome of Severe Pneumonia in Under–Five Children

Suresh Kumar Jakhar, Mukul Pandey, Dheeraj Shah, V. G. Ramachandran, Rumpa Saha,

Natasha Gupta and Piyush Gupta 20


Etiology of Childhood Pneumonia: What We Know, and What We Need to Know! I

Based on 5th Dr. IC Verma Excellence Oration Award

Joseph L. Mathew 25


Guest Editor: Bhim S. Pandhi

Common Pediatric Medical Emergencies in Office Practice

Bharat Mehra and Suresh Gupta 35


Guest Editors: Ashok Kumar Dutta and Anju Aggarwal

Editorial: Newer Development in Immunization Practices

A. K. Dutta and Anju Aggarwal 44

Pneumococcal Vaccines – How Many Serotypes are Enough?

Aaradhana Singh and A. K. Dutta 47

Pertussis and Rotavirus Vaccines – Controversies and Solutions

Nabaneeta Dash and Sanjay Verma 53


Guest Editors: Muralidharan Jayashree and Vinay Nadkarni

Child with Allergies or Allergic Reactions

Reshma A and Arun K. Baranwal 60

Child with Headache

Keshavamurthy Mysore Lakshmikantha and Karthi Nallasamy 66

Child with Abdominal Pain

Rajalakshmi Iyer and Karthi Nallasamy 71


Prevalence of Parvovirus B19V in Hematological Malignancies and Chronic Anemia

Amita Jain, Parul Jain, Shantanu Prakash, Danish N. Khan, Archana Kumar and Ravi Kant 77


CLOVE Syndrome

Ananthanarayanan Kasinathan, Naveen Sankhyan, Chirag Kamal Ahuja and Pratibha Singhi 79


Pediatric Intensive Care (Pittsburg Critical Care Medicine Series): R. Scott Watson, Ann E.

Thompson (eds.)

Krishna Mohan Gulla and Rakesh Lodha 81


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