Search
 
 

Display results as :
 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» REFORMI REFORMI REFORMI
18th May 2011, 01:26 by wem3

» PROGRAMI IPHONE
17th May 2011, 23:47 by wem3

» INFEKTOLOGIJA
17th May 2011, 23:23 by wem3

» GASTROENTEROHEPATOLOGIJA
17th May 2011, 22:44 by wem3

» BODY MASS INDEX
17th May 2011, 22:33 by wem3

» HEMATOLOGIJA
17th May 2011, 22:01 by wem3

» PEDIJATRIJA
17th May 2011, 21:58 by wem3

» PEDIJATRIJA
11th May 2011, 21:22 by wem3

» GASTROENTEROHEPATOLOGIJA
11th May 2011, 21:20 by wem3

Social bookmarking
Bookmark and share the address of wem3 on your social bookmarking website
FACEBOOK Forum for students of medicine Skopje Macedonia
Medicinari Skopje

Create Your Badge
CHECK YOUR HEALTH ONLINE

MEDICAL CASE No. 3

View previous topic View next topic Go down

20091012

Post 

MEDICAL CASE No. 3




Case Files 3 - Peds: I'm Hot and Drooling Over You
Diagnosed by ~YM~
Well, this is a case file from some site (will be revealed with the answers). Maybe you would want to try to test your Peds ability if you've gone through the posting. Link to answer page is located at the bottom of the post.


An 18-month-old girl presents was presented with 2 days of fever and irritability. On the day of arrival to the A&E, her mother reported that the child has developed new onset of drooling and decreased oral intake. Her past medical history is unremarkable. On physical examination, she is febrile, ill appearing, and has neck stiffness.
The following soft tissue lateral of the neck X-ray is obtained.


Question:

1. What is the next most appropriate management strategy at this time?
a. Discharge to home with supportive care
b. Discharge to home with oral antibiotics
c. Admit for intravenous antibiotics and surgical consultation
d. Emergent intubation
e. Cricothyroidotomy

2. What is your diagnosis?

3. What do you expect to see during your physical examination?

4. Give at least 3 differentials, that would make use of radiographic evaluation to differentiate between them.

wem3
Admin

Posts : 140
Points : 384
Reputation : 0
Join date : 2008-04-08

Character sheet
MOBILE:
100/100  (100/100)

http://wem3.team-talk.net

Back to top Go down

- Similar topics
Share this post on: Excite BookmarksDiggRedditDel.icio.usGoogleLiveSlashdotNetscapeTechnoratiStumbleUponNewsvineFurlYahooSmarking

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum