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HK J Paediatr (New Series)
Vol 7. No. 3, 2002

HK J Paediatr (New Series) 2002;7;183

Clinical Quiz

What is the Diagnosis?

CY Yeung

Case 1 (Figure 1)

This 2-day-old term baby was held by her hands and her leg in the manner as shown in figures 1a and 1b respectively.

(a) What do you expect the child's neurologic status to be like?
(b) What do you think the child is most likely suffering from?

Figure 1a. Figure 1b.

Case 2 (Figure 2)

This 8-year-old boy presented with skin lesions at his left elbow and his knees.

(a) What are the skin lesions?
(b) What relevant family history might be elicited?
(c) What blood test might be relevant to the diagnosis?
(d) What is the likely diagnosis?

Figure 2a. Figure 2b.

N.B. The Editors invite contributions of illustrative clinical cases or materials to this section of the journal.


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