Authors

Habib Bhurawala

MBBS, MD, DCH, FRACP, Head of Paediatric Department, Nepean Hospital, NSW; Conjoint Clinical Lecturer, Discipline of Paediatrics, Sydney Medical School-Nepean, University of 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.


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.


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.