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A Painless Bulky Lesion of the Tongue

5 monthes ago   |   By The Journal of Pediatrics

A 4-year-old girl came to our attention with a tongue lesion, which had been present for 3 months; the lesion was variably sized, asymptomatic, and causing discomfort while speaking and eating. There was no previous trauma. A large, exophytic, translucent, fleshy, nontender mass was on the right hemilingual ventral surface with mucous “spillage”. The cervical lymph nodes were not enlarged, and tongue movements were not impaired. Differential diagnosis of a swelling of the tongue includes mucocele, lymphangioma, dermoid-epidermoid cyst, thyroglossal duct cyst, lingual thyroid, foregut...
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Hemodynamic Shock Caused by Tension Pneumoperitoneum in a 5-Year-Old Girl

Hemodynamic Shock Caused by Tension Pneumoperitoneum in a 5-Year-Old Girl

5 monthes ago   |   By Pediatric Emergency Care

Tension pneumoperitoneum is a relatively rare occurrence in the pediatric population. However, tension pneumoperitoneum is associated with significant morbidity and mortality if it is not promptly diagnosed and treated. A 5-year-old girl was admitted to emergency department with abdominal pain. She was in shock, and the radiograph film of the abdomen revealed a voluminous tension pneumoperitoneum. Aggressive fluid challenges were performed in intensive care followed by urgent laparotomy. Primary abdominal compartment due to trapped gas caused a decreased venous return and visceral...
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