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Test your pediatrics knowledge with JAMA Network clinical challenges

Timothy M. Smith , Contributing News Writer

Earning CME credits online has become not just fast and easy but also fun and rewarding.

JN Learning™, the CME arm of the JAMA Network™, enables users to browse the JAMA Network catalogue of over 5,000 online resources by any medical topic. A filter then lets users locate more than 1,700 relevant online CME opportunities.

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CME from the JAMA Network also enables you to earn AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit™ from a source you trust. The AMA has added lessons for many of the most common specialty health topics.

The pediatrics category helps learners correctly diagnose and treat unusual presentations of congenital defects, pediatric cancers, consequences of antenatal exposures and more. Its 10-lesson online series covers the following topics:

  1. A Perplexing Pediatric Parotid Mass.”

    1. A previously healthy 8-year-old boy presented to an outpatient clinic for further evaluation of a fluctuating right parotid mass that had been present for three years. What is your diagnosis?
  2. A Child With Severe Autism Spectrum Disorder With Bilateral Corneal Ulcers.”

    1. A 6-year-old boy with severe autism spectrum disorder was brought to the hospital by his mother for whitening in the right eye. What would you do next?
  3. Bilateral Panuveitis and Myeloradiculopathy in a 12-Year-Old Girl.”

    1. A 12-year-old girl presented for assessment of abnormal gait. A year prior, she was found to have bilateral panuveitis with occlusive retinal periphlebitis involving all quadrants of the central and peripheral retina with capillary nonperfusion. What is your diagnosis?
  4. A Boy With Anterior Uveitis and Optic Disc Swelling.”

    1. A 14-year-old boy was referred because of ocular and periocular pain with photophobia in his right eye for the last five days. What is your diagnosis?
  5. Neck Mass in an Adolescent.”

    1. A 13-year-old male presented to the pediatric otolaryngology clinic with a two-year history of a right neck mass that had slowly increased in size. What would you do next?
  6. An Enlarging Parotid Mass in a 9-Year-Old Boy.”

    1. A nine-year-old boy was referred to the pediatric otolaryngology clinic with a three-month history of a left-sided neck mass. What is your diagnosis?
  7. Red Plaques in a Pediatric Patient With Acute Leukemia of Ambiguous Lineage.”

    1. A 16-year-old boy with acute leukemia of ambiguous lineage developed tender, 1- to 2-cm erythematous plaques and nodules during treatment with chemotherapy. Previously, he had been well, with morphological remission found on a recent bone marrow biopsy. What is your diagnosis?
  8. Olfactory Disorder With No Menarche in a Teenager.”

    1. A 16-year-old girl complained of an olfactory disorder since birth. She had a history of a laryngeal tracheoesophageal fissure, intestinal hernia and hearing loss because of an ossicular malformation. What is your diagnosis?
  9. Recurrent Subconjunctival Hemorrhage in a Child With an Orbital Mass.”

    1. A well-appearing 14-month-old girl was referred for the evaluation of recurrent left subconjunctival hemorrhage with increasing frequency since seven months of age. What is your diagnosis?
  10. A Mass in the Greater Wing of the Sphenoid in a Pediatric Patient.”

    1. A four-year-old girl with no previous medical or ocular history presented with 10 days of right painless, periorbital swelling and erythema. What is your diagnosis?

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