Habib Bhurawala

MBBS, DCH, FRACP, Head of Paediatrics and Senior Staff Specialist Paediatrician, Department of Paediatrics, Nepean Hospital, Nepean Blue Mountain Local Health District, Kingswood, NSW; Senior Clinical Lecturer, Discipline of Paediatrics, Nepean Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney,
Kingswood, NSW; Clinical Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame, Sydney, NSW

A case of pica and elevated lead levels in a child

A boy aged 3.5 years presented to the paediatric clinic of a metropolitan teaching hospital with a 14-month history of pica and behavioural problems.

A child with recurrent vomiting

Differential diagnoses and potential investigations are discussed for a boy, aged 10 years, who presented with a one-year history of intermittent nocturnal, non-bilious vomiting.

Fibromatosis colli: An infant with neck swelling

This article presents an approach to the infant presenting with neck swelling, and an overview of the diagnosis and management of fibromatosis colli.

Obstructive sleep apnoea in children: A child with noisy breathing and daytime sleepiness

A boy aged five years presented to the paediatric outpatient clinic with a six-month history of snoring and noisy breathing during sleep.

Primary care providers’ experience in the management of paediatric type 1 diabetes in Western Sydney, New South Wales

This study examined the experiences of GPs when faced with paediatric type 1 diabetes (T1D) and to what degree GPs can diagnose and assist in the management of children with T1D.

Pyloric stenosis in an infant

A boy aged eight weeks presented to a regional emergency department with 24 hours of worsening non-bilious vomiting after feeds and recurrent loose stools with mucus.

The hypertensive child

This case highlights the prevalence and potential consequences of elevated blood pressure in children and adolescents, as well as options for managing hypertension in the paediatric population.