Susan C. Kim MD


Osgood-Schlatter Disease

What is Osgood-Schlatter disease? Osgood-Schlatter disease is a knee problem that causes pain and swelling in the shinbone (tibia) just below the kneecap (patella). This is the spot where the patellar tendon attaches to a bony mound in the knee called the tibial tubercle . Older children and teenagers often get…

Temperatura rectal

El uso de un termómetro rectal es la forma más precisa de tomar la temperatura. Para tomar la temperatura rectal: Aplique gel lubricante o vaselina, como Vaseline, en la cabeza del termómetro, para que pueda insertarlo fácilmente. Elija un lugar tranquilo, para que el niño no se distraiga o se mueva demasiado. Cuando le…

Powassan virus

Powassan virus is a disease passed to humans by infected ticks. Symptoms can begin from one week to one month after the tick bite. Many people do not develop any symptoms. Symptoms may include: Fever. Headache. Vomiting. Confusion. Weakness. Powassan virus is a rare but serious disease, and severe symptoms need to be…

Osgood-Schlatter Disease

What is Osgood-Schlatter disease? Osgood-Schlatter disease is a knee problem that causes pain and swelling in the shinbone (tibia) just below the kneecap (patella). This is the spot where the patellar tendon attaches to a bony mound in the knee called the tibial tubercle . Older children and teenagers often get…

Thermometers

These are examples of commonly used thermometers. Ear thermometers use infrared energy to measure body temperature. The small cone-shaped end of the thermometer is placed in the ear, and body temperature shows on the digital display. The results appear within seconds. Some models also show the corresponding oral and…