This post is an excellent overview of consideration when encountering patients with abdominal pain and urges you to think systematically beyond the basics. It is a companion to an EmergiQuiz presentation at the 2019 AAP National Conference and Exhibition.
This is the third of three online PEMPix cases, and it comes from Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship graduate Jessica Barnes.
What to do when a fussy baby has a bulge in the groin? You know what it is right? What if that baby is a girl? Check out this PEMPix Classic case and learn about a can't miss diagnosis in the fussy infant.
I've only seen this a few times, but each case presented with a very ill child with an acute obstruction. Check out the linked post from @PedEMMorsels / Sean Fox. feedproxy.google.com/~r/PedEMmorsels/~3/a9OjmqdaSrs/ Per Sean key X-ray findings reveal that the "cecum may be dilated and located [...]