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Actinomycotic Suppurative Thyroiditis in a Child

Nihal Karatoprak, Zeynep Atay, Nurdan Erol, Sevil Bilir Goksugur and Omer Ceran.

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

December 2005; p ublished online June 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Paediatrics. 1268 words.

Aim: To present a rare case of actinomycotic suppurative thyroiditis in an infant with provision of the etiology, pathogenesis, clinical findings and treatment of this rare disease.

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Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis Associated with Malarial Infection in Children: Report of Two Cases

Vijesh Sreedhar Kuttiat and Utkarsh Kohli.

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

February 2007; p ublished online November 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Paediatrics. 1343 words.

Acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC) is a serious condition that has rarely been reported in association with malaria. It is particularly rare in pediatric malaria patients and only one...

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Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis Presenting with Hypertensive Emergency

Samrat Ganguly, Mousumi Das and Nilay Ranjan Bagchi.

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

April 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Paediatrics. 1383 words.

We report a 12-year-old girl presenting with acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) along with hypertensive emergency. Hypertension persisted for few weeks following recovery and...

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Acute Fluid Resuscitation for Intussusception

Britt Fraser.

in Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia

April 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics. 2218 words.

Intussusception occurs when a proximal section of bowel invaginates into more distal bowel and is then advanced by peristalsis. It is the most common cause of intestinal obstruction in...

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Acute Hemorrhagic Leukoencephalitis Manifesting as Intracerebral Hemorrhage Associated with Herpes Simplex Virus Type I

Nimet Kabakus, Metin K. Gurgoze, Hanifi Yildirim, Ahmet Godekmerdan and Mustafa Aydın.

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

August 2005; p ublished online August 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Paediatrics. 0 words.

Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis (AHL) is a rare and usually fatal disorder characterized by an acute onset of neurological abnormalities. It may occur in association with a viral...

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Acute Pain Management

Jason Chou and George Chalkiadis.

in Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia

April 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Pain Medicine. 2024 words.

Age-appropriate pain assessment and management is vital in the care of children with acute pain. Assessment should happen regularly and should be documented clearly; pain should be treated...

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Acute rheumatic fever: an important differential diagnosis of septic arthritis

Reapi Mataika, Jonathan R. Carapetis, Joseph Kado and Andrew C. Steer.

in Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

June 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Paediatrics. 1560 words.

We present three cases of suspected septic arthritis in which the joint fluid was sterile. Subsequently all three patients were diagnosed with established moderate-severe rheumatic heart...

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Airway Reconstruction

Elizabeth A Hein and Gresham T Richter.

in Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia

April 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics. 2210 words.

Pediatric airway reconstruction is undertaken to correct airway obstruction, which may be congenital or iatrogenic. Congenital airway obstruction can be located at any level of the...

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Anaphylaxis

Liana G Hosu and Lori A Aronson.

in Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia

April 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics. 2195 words.

Anaphylaxis has been defined as a “severe, life-threatening generalized or systemic hypersensitivity reaction” (Johansson et al., 2004). It is rapid in onset and may cause death or...

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Anesthesia for MRI

Mohamed A Mahmoud and John J McAuliffe.

in Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia

April 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics. 2379 words.

Choosing an appropriate anesthetic or sedative technique for children undergoing diagnostic procedures can be a challenge. Children presenting for MRI may have significant coexisting...

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