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The spleen can be involved in a variety of cystic lesions ranging from cystic neoplasms and parasitic cysts to “true” and “false” cysts. Epidermoid splenic cyst is a rare true cyst that is developmental in origin. We present two young patients with such a cyst and illustrate their features on ultrasound, CT, and MRI with pathologic correlation.
Renal multicystic dysplasia is commonly regarded as a sporadic anomaly, although several studies of renal agenesis have shown the occasional occurrence of multicystic dysplasia in relatives of propositi with bilateral agenesis. We report the occurrence of unilateral multicystic dysplasia in an infant whose mother and maternal aunt had unilateral renal… (More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the incidence and spectrum of complications associated with central venous catheter (CVC) placement in the critically ill infant. DESIGN A prospective study of all babies hospitalized in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) from January 1989 to December 1989. Potential risk factors associated with infection were evaluated by a… (More)
The operative management of stress ulcer in children is controversial. Between the years 1969 and 1981, ten children were operated on at the Babies Hospital for stress ulcer. Their illnesses included connective tissue disorders (3), sepsis (2), Reye's syndrome (1), hemolytic uremic syndrome (1), leukemia (1), closed head injury (1), and renal failure (1).… (More)
Hemangiopericytoma is a rare soft tissue lesion originating from capillary pericytes that can occur anywhere vascular capillaries are found. It is an uncommon tumor found typically in adults but rarely in children. We describe a previously unreported case of an intraluminal lesion in a neonate.
In brief People who sustain sports-related spleen injuries develop constant pain in the left flank or left upper quadrant that may worsen when they move or breathe deeply. CT is the most effective diagnostic tool, but other diagnostic imaging techniques and blood tests aid in diagnosis. Most patients can be treated nonsurgically in an intensive care or… (More)