Martha Pichardo Gonzalez, MD, is a PGY2 pediatric resident at OBH/ Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York.
Suspicious facial swelling in a 22-month-old girl
A 22-month-old female patient with sickle cell disease on folic acid and penicillin prophylaxis with a 3-day history of nasal congestion, rhinorrhea, fever and decreased oral intake presents to the emergency department (ED) for acute facial swelling noted when she woke up from a nap. What's the diagnosis?
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