ITP – Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Cite this article as: Tessa Davis. ITP – Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2865A 4-year-old girl presents with bruising over her legs, trunk and face.  Mum has noticed them appear over the last week.  She has been completely well with no other symptoms.  There is no history of trauma.  After…

Single ventricle physiology – functionally univentricular heart, parallel circulation

Cite this article as: Marc Anders. Single ventricle physiology – functionally univentricular heart, parallel circulation, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3443Definition: either natural or palliated situation where blood to the pulmonary circulation is supplied in parallel rather than serial to the systemic circulation by the same pumping chamber(s).

Pertussis

Cite this article as: Henry Goldstein. Pertussis, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2722 Winston, a 4-month-old boy, presents to your emergency department after his mother noticed, during his last feed, that he appeared to stop breathing for around 15 seconds and turned blue. He restarted breathing spontaneously. Further history reveals a two-day history…

Impetigo

Cite this article as: Tessa Davis. Impetigo, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at: https://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.2669Impetigo is a blistering skin infection and is usually caused by Staphylococcus. aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes.