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Suppurative parotitis is an uncommon entity identified in newborns. While Staphylococcus aureus has been frequently identified as the causative pathogen among the few patients diagnosed with neonatal suppurative parotitis (NSP), there has only been one prior case described in the literature that was due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).(More)
OBJECTIVE Up to 55% of patients with Cornelia de Lange Syndrome (CdLS) experience sleep disturbance. Prior evaluation of children without CdLS with similar intellectual disability and self-injurious behavior suggests that sleep disturbances may be related to insomnia or circadian issues. METHODS Caregivers of 31 patients (19 children) with CdLS completed(More)
Hemangiopericytoma is an uncommon vascular tumour. Of the 26 intranasal hemangiopericytomas reported in the English literature only two paediatric cases have been noted. A benign course is more common in the nose and paranasal sinuses. A pre-operative diagnosis being not possible, definitive treatment cannot be preplanned. Wide surgical excision by a(More)
Background Mycobacterium abscessus is an uncommon cause of invasive odontogenic infection. Methods M abscessus-associated odontogenic infections occurred in a group of children after they each underwent a pulpotomy. A probable case-child was defined as a child with facial or neck swelling and biopsy-confirmed granulomatous inflammation after a pulpotomy(More)
We describe the case of a 20-month-old girl with a gastrostomy tube who presented with stridor, daily emesis, stertor, and mild neck retractions. Endoscopic and radiologic investigations revealed a dilated esophagus, an associated tracheal compression, and a paraesophageal hernia secondary to a slipped Nissen fundoplication. The patient underwent a revision(More)
BACKGROUND Brow droop, eyelid tissue excess, and hyperfunction of the muscles of forehead facial expression may contribute to the aging diathesis of the upper one-third of the face. Many approaches to the brow have been described, including coronal or pretricheal incisions, direct incision of the suprabrow or forehead, and endoscopic techniques. A less(More)
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