This review aims to objectify which definitions and outcome measures are used for the return of bowel function and postoperative ileus in children. PubMed and Embase were systematically searched from inception to December 17, 2020.
A 1.5-year-old boy presented to the authors with a history of normal growth and developmental parameters until 6 months of age. However, at 7 months of age, he developed multiple types of seizures consisting initially of complex febrile seizures, followed by afebrile seizures.
Learning critical care medicine in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) can be stressful. Through semistructured interviews (n = 16), this study explored the emotions, perceptions, and motivations of pediatric medicine (PM) and emergency medicine (EM) residents, as they prepared for their first PICU rotation.
The spectrum of spinal dysraphism includes various congenital anomalies of the spinal column and spinal cord. Clinical manifestations are varied and range from paraparesis, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and musculoskeletal anomalies to asymptomatic cases depending on the level and extent of spinal involvement.
The neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) with epileptic spasms remain underdiagnosed and might be responsible for significant morbidity and mortality burdens, even after spasms abate
In this article, the authors present the case of a healthy 7-year-old boy with a lateral neck mass, triggered by the Valsalva maneuver. Neck ultrasound (US) showed right internal jugular axial ectasia, increasing during the Valsalva maneuver; contrast computed tomography (CT) scan confirmed a fusiform dilatation of the right internal jugular vein.