William V. Raszka

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Intravenous extravasation injuries are a major cause of morbidity in the pediatric population. A variety of commonly used drugs and intravenous fluids have been shown to cause injury, particularly when infants are infused subcutaneously. Optimal management of intravenous extravasations remains controversial. The enzyme hyaluronidase degrades hyaluronic(More)
We report the successful treatment of disseminated Mycobacterium intracellulare osteomyelitis, without evidence of other visceral involvement, in a previously healthy, HIV-negative, 2-year-old female using a 23-month regimen of antimicrobial agents that included 18 months of oral therapy with azithromycin, rifabutin, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX),(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether pediatric patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can mount appropriate delayed-type hypersensitivity (DTH) skin responses to recall antigens and whether these responses can be correlated with clinical or immunologic parameters. DESIGN Prospective evaluation of DTH responses in HIV-infected children.(More)
Mycobacterium avium serovars account for 97% of typeable M. avium complex (MAC) organisms causing infection in patients with AIDS. We reviewed 216 consecutive cultures that yielded nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) from 212 patients. Only the first isolate of each species of NTM recovered from each patient was analyzed in the study. Among the 92 patients(More)
Christopher G. Maloney, MD, PhD,c and William V. Raszka Jr, MDd aDepartment of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Departments of bMedicine and Pediatrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland; cDepartment of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah; and(More)