Section 2 on Rare Diseases and Chronic Conditions

When common complaints are the signs of Lysosomal Storage Diseases

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At the end of the Session participants will: (1) Understand the signs and symptoms of lysosomal storage diseases. (2) Have the ability to identify the key diagnostic features and differentiate them from more common diseases. (3) Evaluate the ‘next steps’ to take after a diagnosis and how to maximize treatment for the patient.

Faculty: 
UMA RAMASWAMI
Moderator: 
ATHIMALAIPET RAMANAN
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8th Excellence in Pediatrics, London 8-10 December 2016
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Practical advice on spotting the signs of Rare Diseases and Chronic Conditions in the everyday practice

Could this be a primary immunodeficiency?

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At the end of the Session participants will: (1) know the frequency of and type of infections among normal children according to age; (2) understand the warning signs for primary immunodeficiencies, when to suspect and to investigate a child for a possible immunodeficiency as well as important differential diagnosis; (3) understand the primary immunodeficiencies that are typical for different age groups.

Faculty: 
ANDERS FASTH
Moderator: 
ATHIMALAIPET RAMANAN
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Conference Name: 
8th Excellence in Pediatrics, London 8-10 December 2016
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Practical advice on spotting the signs of Rare Diseases and Chronic Conditions in the everyday practice

Avoiding the common problems of misdiagnosis in relation to Juvenile Arthritis

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At the end of the Session participants will: (1) Understand age of onset of arthritis, presenting symptoms and signs; (2) Be aware of important differential diagnosis including malignancy; (3) Understand value of history and examination and avoid too much reliance on autoimmune tests

Moderator: 
ATHIMALAIPET RAMANAN
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Conference Name: 
8th Excellence in Pediatrics, London 8-10 December 2016
Section Focus: 
Practical advice on spotting the signs of Rare Diseases and Chronic Conditions in the everyday practice