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.
Section 2 on Rare Diseases and Chronic Conditions
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.
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