30 June, 2011

Herpangina(mouth blisters)

Herpangina: small vesicles(pain+) in palate
1) Season: Summer
2) Age      :  infant and toddlers
3) Course of illness: fever and throat pain resolve few days or more longer.
4) Etiology: enteroviruses (coxsackie virus A or B, echoviruses)

Any questions:   write to Keiji Hagiwara, M.D.  
                                        Kami-Ube Pediatric Clinic, Ube 755-0097, Japan.

29 June, 2011

Topical lotion for sweet rash

This drug has traditionally been prescribed in hospitals. But the number of children
with Miliaria have been decreasing, we have less chance for prescription.

Indications: sweat rash( Miliaria, prickly heat), heat rash, skin irritation and itching
Ingredients: Its main components are zinc oxide, phenol and diphenhydrazine(
  1) Zinc oxide              30g 
  2) liquid phenol               5ml
  3) Diphenhydrazine oil  5g 
  4) peppermint oil          10ml
  5) Ethanol               30ml
  6) Glycerin                     100ml---------to 1,000 mL with sterile water 

Any questions:   write to Keiji Hagiwara, M.D.  
                                           Kami-Ube Pediatric Clinic, Ube 755-0097, Japan.

21 June, 2011


紫陽花, Hydrangea

17 June, 2011


Hydrangea is native to southern and eastern Asia (China, Japan, Korea, 
the Himalayas, and Indonesia) ,  North and South America. 

The leaf, bud and root of Hydrangea are toxic for human, cow and goat.
It contain toxic substances such as amygdalin, anthocyanin, cyanogenetic 

Any questions: write to   keijihagiwara@gmail.com
--------------------Keiji Hagiwara, MD
--------------------Kami-Ube Pediatric Clinic, Ube 755-0097, Japan.