Table of Contents

Vol. 36, January 1999

Indian Pediatrics - January 1999, Vol. 36, Number 1



From the Editor's Pen               9


Obesity in children in developing societies: Indicator of economic progress or a prelude to a health disaster? - P.S. Shetty                     11

Original Articles

Recombinant human erythropoietin in anemia of prematurity - l.S. Whitehall, S.K. Patole and P. Campbell                     17

Langerhans ceII histiocytosis in children less than 2 years of age - P. Kusuma Kumary, T. Priyakumari, V.G. Chellam, Francis V. lames and M. Krishnan Nair           29

Nutritional status and dietary intake in tribal children of Bihar - R.J. Yadav and Padam Singh                37

Pediatric Education

Undergraduate pediatric education at BPKIHS integrated with an innovative curriculum - Rupa Singh, Piyush Gupta, Kuldeep Singh and Shekhar Koirala     43

Personal Practice

The role of intravenous immunoglobulins in pediatric diseases - K. V. Ramasubramanian, Amit Kumar, S.K. Kabra and V. Seth           51

Brief Reports

Latex agglutination test (LA T) for the diagnosis of typhoid fever - Rohini Kalhan, I. Kaur, R.P. Singh and H. C. Gupta            65

Malignant recessive osteopetrosis - Shuhha R. Phadke, Ashutosh Gupta, Jagannath Pahi, Amita Pandey, Praehi Gautam and S.S. Agarwal                             69     

Health status of school girls from affluent population of Mumbai - M. Agrawal, R. Ghildiyal and S. Khopkar             75

Case Reports

Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor fetopathy - Anaita Udwadia-Hegde, Shashank Parekji, Uma S. Ali and Kumud P. Mehta     79

Class I histiocytosis: Response to combination of etoposide and prednisolone - Vikram Datta, O.P. Mishra, B.K. Das, Mohan Kumar, V. Bhargava and P.N. Singla             83

Paroxysmal torticollis of infancy - Ujjal Poddar, Surjit Singh and Lata Kumar             86

Lateral cranial meningocele - Man Mohan Harjai, Maneet Gill and Kanwarjit Singh        88

Images in Clinical Practice

Sturge weber syndrome - Pushpa Chaturvedi, Pradeep Sahare and Nandkumar Banait    91

Congenital lumbar hernia - Y. K. Sarin        92

Immunization Dialogue

Routine hepatitis B and typhoid vaccination - Hemant Joshi and Archana Joshi    93

Reply - T. Jaeob John    93

Letters to the Editor

Immunogenecity of hepatitis A vaccine in children below 2 years of age - S.K. Mittal and Alka Rastogi                  97

Carbamazepine hypersensitivity syndrome - S. Balasubramanian, S. Shobhana, L.N. Padmasani, M. Nararajan and Ramesh Rao           98

Sunlight exposure in young infants - Martin A. Weinstock        99

Rational drug therapy (RDT)-from where to embark on? - Ravi Goyal              100

Lateral thinking in clinical practice - Ramesh Potdar            100

Global Update   103

Readers' Forum  110

Book Reviews  113

Clippings  115


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