Emily S Schapiro

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Transient erythroblastopenia of childhood is a self-limited anemia occurring in previously healthy children, secondary to temporary cessation of erythrocyte production. Although the precise etiology is unclear, most cases are associated with a viral illness. The anemia may be severe, with associated pallor, tachypnea, and tachycardia; treatment is(More)
A 13-year-old girl presented with the gradual onset of bilateral visual changes. She was initially diagnosed with idiopathic cataracts, but a medical evaluation revealed new-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus with ketosis. The patient was hospitalized and started on a regimen of insulin before discharge and eventual surgical correction of her cataracts.(More)
Opsoclonus-myoclonus-ataxia syndrome is a rare disorder frequently associated with neuroblastoma in pediatric patients. We present the case of an 18-month-old child with symptoms classic of the syndrome and review the current literature with the aim of aiding the clinician in the recognition and early management of this disease.
INTRODUCTION In France, children with neuromuscular diseases and patients with traumatic spinal cord injuries receive reimbursement for home use of intermittent positive-pressure breathing and mechanical in-exsufflators devices. The aim of the study was to update the indications for reimbursement for these both devices. METHODS A literature review was(More)
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