All articles by Alan Drabkin, MD
Cleft lip and palate is defined as congenital malformation of the upper lip and/or oral cavity disrupting normal facial structure and oromotor function.
Chronic low back pain (LBP) defined as persistent or fluctuating musculoskeletal pain of lower back and lumbar spine lasting >3 months.
If trends continue, about one-third of children and one-half of teens will be obese/overweight by 2030.
Some include mechanical complications, central vascular access complications, and compatibility issues.
Described as death within an hour of onset of any symptom
Intimate partner violence was reported in over 30% of female psychiatric patients.
Approximately 6 to 12 million head lice cases are diagnosed in the United States per year, primarily affecting elementary school children.
The most common causes of minor superficial burns are sunburns and minor thermal injuries.
In celiac disease, the surface pattern of the jejunal mucosa becomes flattened.
Allergic rhinitis is the twelfth most common diagnosis made at family physician visits.
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