Fast Five Quiz: Are You Familiar With Common Illnesses in Schoolchildren?

Michael Stuart Bronze, MD


August 29, 2017

Classrooms are breeding grounds for knowledge and socialization — and for various illnesses in young children. Although most common diseases in this population are not serious, parents are quick to worry, and pediatric clinics, primary care facilities, and emergency departments become full soon after school begins. Many of the illnesses are highly contagious, a concern for other family members, peers at daycare centers, and fellow classmates.

Are you familiar with common illnesses in school-aged children? Test your knowledge of key aspects of presentation, workup, and treatment with our short quiz.


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