The infant with acute, unexplained, excessive crying.

@article{Poole1991TheIW,
  title={The infant with acute, unexplained, excessive crying.},
  author={Steven R Poole},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1991},
  volume={88 3},
  pages={450-5}
}
This study describes 56 infants who presented to the Emergency Department of The Children's Hospital of Denver during a 1-year period with an episode of excessive, prolonged crying, without fever and without a cause that was apparent to the parents. The final diagnoses included a broad array of conditions, of which 61% were considered serious. The history provided clues to the final diagnosis in 20% of cases. Physical examination revealed the final diagnosis in 41% and provided clues to the… CONTINUE READING

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