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New Drug Product: Fetroja

This slideshow shows drug information for Fetroja. Click here for the complete Fetroja monograph. For a downloadable PDF version of this slideshow, click here.

Clinical Challenge: Red Lesion on the Cheek

A 12-month-old girl is referred for evaluation of a skin lesion on her left cheek. According to her parents, the lesion was visible at birth and looked like “a red speck.” The lesion grew to its present size over the first 6 months of life. The child’s older sibling, a 2-year-old boy, has no similar…

New Indication: Invokana

Invokana is now approved to reduce the risk of end-stage renal disease, doubling of serum creatinine, cardiovascular death, and hospitalization for heart failure in adults with type 2 diabetes and diabetic nephropathy with albuminuria >300mg/day.

Clinical Challenge: Plaque on the Belly Button

A 3-month-old Hispanic baby is brought to the office for evaluation of a persistent “sore” on her belly button. The sore emerged shortly after the umbilical stump fell off, and occasionally drains a clear fluid. Examination reveals a firm, erythematous, well-circumscribed plaque. Prior evaluation by a pediatrician detected no systemic abnormality.