Caroline Weisser

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By retrospective analysis of the medical records from 1978-1985, the rates of incarceration, postoperative complications and lethality were determined with particular consideration of elective and emergency operations. The proportion of over 60 year old patients with inguinal hernia was 37.3%. The rate of incarceration in these patients (9.8%) was more than(More)
Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is characterized bymicroangiopathic anemia, thrombocytopenia, and acute kidney injury [1]. In addition, severe HUS can be associated with irreversible renal and CNS complications, leading to chronic kidney disease and permanent neurological deficits [2]. The most common form of HUS is induced by a verocytotoxin/ Shiga toxin(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess whether children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) in clinical remission show pathologic findings on either gray-scale or power Doppler ultrasound of their joints. METHODS Children with JIA were eligible if they were in clinical remission for at least 3 months, as defined by the absence of clinically active joints and serologic(More)
BACKGROUND Allergic reactions to amoxicillin are very common occurrences in the pediatric age group; however, onset of symptoms can present a diagnostic dilemma. CASE PRESENTATION We present a case series that describes three children (8-year-old white girl, 2-year-old white boy and 14-month-old Chinese boy) who presented with varied onset of allergic(More)
A previously healthy 9-month-old boy presented to the hospital with a 10-day history of decreased energy, feeding difficulties, maculopapular rash, vomiting, and fever. He had been diagnosed with pneumonia and started on oral amoxicillin 2 days before hospital admission. On physical examination, he had a rectal temperature of 38.5 °C, a pulse of 134 beats(More)
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