Author | Tobe Momah, MD, MBBS

Articles

Omental Cyst Presenting as Acute Abdomen

April 06, 2010

A 2-year-old girl was transferred to the pediatric ICU from a nearby community hospital because of nonremitting, generalized abdominal pain associated with fever and vomiting. Her symptoms had begun 3 days earlier and had progressively worsened despite treatment with antibiotics, pain medication, and fluids.

Cystic Hygroma in an 11-Year-Old Girl

November 01, 2008

An 11-year-old girl presented with a swelling on the left side of the chin of 1 month's duration; in the past 24 hours, following a bite by an unidentified insect, the swelling had rapidly enlarged and become painful (A). She was otherwise healthy and had no significant medical or family history.