Clinical Pearl of the Month – Pediculosis

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMClinical Pearls, Medical News

Clinical pearls of the month

Test your clinical knowledge with this clinical pearl of the month review question. Review QuestionA 5-year-old girl has been frequently scratching her scalp and has been complaining of severe pruritus. She is otherwise healthy, has had no major medical problems, and has no allergies. She was noted to have lice by her kindergarten teacher during the school day. Examination of … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Pediculosis Capitis Infection

Adam WandermanPediatric Medicine Question of the Week, Personal Education, Question of the Week

Free Board Review Question of the Week on Pediculosis Capitis Infection

This week’s free board review question…A 5-year-old girl has been scratching her scalp and complaining of severe itching. She is otherwise healthy, has had no major medical problems, and has no allergies. She is currently an only child, but her mother is pregnant. The girl just started kindergarten 6 weeks ago. The child’s mother also has had an itchy scalp … Read More