Respiratory

AAP issues guidance for interseason RSV cases

August 13, 2021

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) usually has a similar season as influenza. However, face masks and social distancing have altered the timeline. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released guidance for using palivizumab during this interseason period.

Pleuropulmonary blastoma in an adolescent

August 10, 2021

A previously healthy 16-year-old female patient presents with intermittent pleuritic chest pain and shortness of breath. The night before her symptoms started, she hit her chest on a door after a "fainting" episode.