HM2016 Abstract Number: 913

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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HM2016 Abstract Number: 911

The Youngest Reported Case of Eosinophilic Cholangitis

Case Presentation: A 6-year-old African American male with no past medical history presented with nine days of fever, mild neck pain, nausea, emesis, fatigue, and decreased oral intake. Parents had documented a maximum temperature of [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 910

Keep an Eye Out for Orbital Pseudotumor

Case Presentation: 13 year old male on Clindamycin for right preseptal cellulitis presented with increasing pain and swelling with findings of worsening visual acuity (20/80), periorbital edema, proptosis, vertical gaze impairment and chemosis. Repeat CT [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 908

Fuo in a 6Yr Old

Case Presentation:      A 6 yr old female presented with 14 days of fever to 105. She had 11 days of right flank pain and was sleeping more. Outpatient work-up revealed negative urine cx, [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 907

Hemiplegia As a Presentation of Adem in an Adolescent Female

Case Presentation: A 17-year-old, obese, Hispanic female with autism and developmental delay presented with right-sided body weakness and facial paralysis, worsening over two weeks in the setting of a recent upper respiratory infection.  She was [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 906

Adding Up to Addison’s: Hyponatremia in a 4 Year Old Boy

Case Presentation: A 4-year-old male presented with two days of emesis, abdominal discomfort and fatigue with recent history of hospitalization two weeks prior for hyponatremia thought to be due dehydration due to a viral gastroenteritis. [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 903

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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HM2016 Abstract Number: 901

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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HM2016 Abstract Number: 899

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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HM2016 Abstract Number: 898

Uncoiling a Problematic Tickle in the Throat

Case Presentation: This is a 7-year-old previously healthy girl who underwent tonsillectomy for recurrent tonsillitis two years prior to admission. Seven months postoperatively she was found to have a large pseudoaneurysm arising from the superior [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 896

The Somnolent Teenager: Is It Illness or Adolescence?

Case Presentation: A previously healthy 13 year-old male suffered with 2 weeks of worsening confusion associated with vomiting, ataxia, lethargy, and at the time of presentation - near obtundation.  He was afebrile, without a history [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 897

Brain Teaser: Why Won’t This Sinus Infection Resolve?

Case Presentation: A 14-year-old obese Asian-American male presented with one month of bilateral frontal headache, sinus pressure, neck and upper back pain, double vision, and intermittent fevers. He was initially seen by an otolaryngologist and [...]

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HM2016 Abstract Number: 895

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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HM2016 Abstract Number: 894

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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