Tag abdominal pain

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…

Leukemia Clues

Leukemia Clues
Many of the PedEM Morsels accentuate the need to be vigilant, although reasonable, and guard against the significant pathology that may present in a benign manner. Often this merely requires maintaining an “active” mind when evaluating children.  The “active” mind…