Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome can be seen in children and can be challenging to diagnose. Let's review so we can help treat it early.
When we think of severe hemorrhage in children, we typically think about trauma. Maybe injuries to the spleen or kidney come to mind. Perhaps thoughts of pelvic injuries or severe head injury dominate our considerations. Of course, we all have…
Not all Vomiting and Diarrhea are due to viruses! Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES) is a cause to keep on your Ddx for infants with severe vomiting and diarrhea.
The grotesque complain may be due to a critical illness, but it may also be caused by a benign issue too. A good example of this is bloody stool in children. Let's take a minute to review Hematochezia in Children.
Recurrent Pneumonia in pediatrics may be encountered in the ED and we should consider its implications.
Kawasaki Disease is most often seen in patients 6 months to 5 years, but that does not exclude other ages. Let us look at presentation of Kawasaki Disease in Adolescents.
The skin findings may just be the "tip of the iceberg" and that is true with Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms (DRESS) in children.