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Western pygmy rattlesnake envenomations are a rare occurrence but should not be underestimated, as they cause significant morbidity. FabAV, also known as CroFab® (generic: crotalidae polyvalent immune
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Unintentional injury is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the pediatric age group, with urogenital injury occurring in 10-20% of blunt abdominal trauma cases.1,2 Depending on the severity, s
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Although lymphatic malformations are rare and usually do not manifest as acute abdomen, they should always be considered in the differential diagnosis in a previously healthy child who presents with a
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Intussusception is the most common cause of intestinal obstruction in infants and children. Although traditional teaching revolves around the “classic triad” of paroxysmal abdominal pain, bloody stool
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This case demonstrates the serious complications that can accompany sinusitis, including orbital cellulitis and septic thromboembolism with intracranial abscess. Rhinosinusitis, defined as inflammatio
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The incidence of post-viral ITP is about 1 per 20,000 children a year. Two-thirds of children who develop ITP have had a recent viral illness. The mechanism is not fully understood but typically resul
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Trichobezoars are an uncommon diagnosis but should be considered in the differential for patients presenting to the emergency department with abdominal pain. It is especially important not to overlook
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Nephrotic syndrome (NS) is diagnosed by the presence of proteinuria, hypoalbuminemia, and peripheral edema. Hyperlipidemia and thrombotic disease are also frequently observed. Most cases of NS in pedi
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Thyroid storm is an acute life-threatening condition of hyperthyroidism, characterized by high fever, dehydration, tachycardia or tachyarrhythmias, tremor, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, restlessness,
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Pneumoparotid/pneumoparotitis is an uncommon cause of parotid gland swelling classified by free air seen within the parotid glands. Typically, swelling of the parotid glands can be attributed to infec