Author | Ashwini Lakshmanan, MD

Articles

Infant With Persistent Fever and Fussiness

March 02, 2011

A 4-week-old boy with tactile fever for the past 24 hours and fussiness of 2 weeks' duration is referred to the emergency department (ED).

Infant With Persistent Noisy Breathing

January 29, 2010

A 2-month-old boy is brought to the emergency department (ED) because of “noisy breathing” that has been present since birth. The parents report that they occasionally see the child’s ribs during inspiration when he is lying down.