Category Heme/Onc

Ewing Sarcoma

Ewing Sarcoma

Many times providers convey to me that their greatest concerns come from the thought of having to care for the critically ill pediatric patient. Unquestionably, this patient deserves a high level of respect and is why we have an entire…

Bone Cysts

Bone Cysts in Children

Anticipating that some of you may want to think of something other than the COVID-19 pandemic right now (yet, another reason to never say “It’s Just a Virus.”), let’s take 2 minutes to discuss another topic that can be quite…

Wilms’ Tumor

Wilms' Tumor

Despite being able to ignore many odd occurrences in the house, there are several things that will classically attract acute attention from a parent: fever; a child “not eating;” not pooping for a day; lumps and bumps; and rashes. The…

Tumor Lysis Syndrome

Tumor Lysis Syndrome

The lysis of tumor cells is one of the goals of successful treatment of cancer. Unfortunately, “Cancer SUCKS!” and even when the tumor is being positively affected, it can still unleash havoc. Oncologic processes are associated with a variety of…

Deep Venous Thrombosis

Deep Venous Thrombosis DVT

Over the years, the Ped EM Morsels have addressed several conditions that historically are considered to be “adult” problems, but are actually concerns that we may need to have for children also (ex, Cholecystitis, Cholelithiasis, Pulmonary Embolism, Glaucoma, Sigmoid Volvulus,…