Category 2017 Morsels

Short Gut Syndrome

Short Gut Syndrome
Sometimes it seems like the intestines are connected to every organ system as children present with abdominal complaints related to so many conditions. These can be intra-abdominal issues (ex, CRAP, Appendicitis, Intussusception, Hirschsprung’s) as well as extra-abdominal issues (ex, Strep Pharyngitis, Pneumonia, Testicular Torsion, HSP).  Unquestionably, the…

Metacarpal Fractures

Metacarpal Fractures
Hands are, obviously, useful. They allow kids (and all of us) to explore, interact, and manipulate the world. This utility, however, often places them in precarious situations and hazardous locations. Hand injuries are commonly encountered in our EDs (ex, Subungal…