The information given was of a 6 month infant gaining excessive weight crossing from 50th to 91st centile. Presentation was of distress, throwing out / extending of arms and legs.
First impression could have been of Infantile spasms / Salaam attacks but the differentiating point was the history of weight gain. Most struggled.

Learning points were:

  • ALL given information is relevant and MUST be considered
  • Work on a differential diagnosis
  • Watch the video till the end
  • Ask relevant questions in history to help you differentiate your DD
  • Specific targeted examination
  • Keep management simple and first things first
  • Always mention will discuss with your consultant
  • The session was to highlight importance of using all information provided.

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