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Inflammatory pseudotumor is a nonneoplastic lesion of unknown origin. Most cases occur in the respiratory tract or orbit. This study reports three cases, all involving children, of rapidly enlarging masses in the soft tissues of the oral cavity. They were initially suspected to be malignant but proved to be inflammatory pseudotumors. The histologic… (More)
Bilateral diaphragmatic pacing was successfully performed in an 18-month-old child with congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (Ondine's curse) as an alternative to long-term mechanical ventilation. Subsequent complications were related more to cor pulmonale and tracheostomy care than to the pacing itself.