A Pediatric Patient Presenting with Bilateral Renal Infarcts Found to Have Antiphospholipid Syndrome

Case Presentation: An 18 year-old female with no significant medical history was admitted to the pediatric unit with a three-day history of lower abdominal pain and a one-day history of nausea and vomiting. She had [...]

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An Unusual and Complicated Case of Pediatric Meningitis

Case Presentation: Bacterial meningitis is a medical emergency. Often signs and symptoms are vague and unspecific, therefore a high index of suspicion is required. Unfortunately, meningitis is often misdiagnosed, generating delays in treatment. A 2-year-old [...]

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Dietl’s Crisis : An Uncommon but Important Cause of Pediatric Episodic Abdominal Pain

Case Presentation: A 5 year old female with a history of episodic gastrointestinal complaints for one year presented to the ED with a 2 day history of periumbilical abdominal pain and non-bilious vomiting. Her maximum [...]

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Extensive Left Lower Extremity Venous Thrombosis: A Case of Iliac Vein Compression Syndrome

Case Presentation: A 16 year old obese female, with history of menorrhagia and iron deficiency, presented with five days of progressive left hip and thigh pain. The pain was described as sharp and radiating from [...]

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More Than Just the “Terrible Twos”: A Case of Resistant Hsv Encephalitis

Case Presentation: A two-year-old boy presented with several weeks of increasing irritability and developmental regression. His parents reported that he often displayed aggressive behavior and screamed inconsolably. They also noticed gait instability and vocabulary loss. [...]

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Not All Wheezes Are Created Equal: An Unusual Cause of Bronchospasm

Case Presentation: A previously healthy 3-year-old female presented to our emergency department with a three week history of wheezing. The patient had been evaluated at an urgent care center at the onset of symptoms and prescribed an [...]

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