Surgical Emergencies in the Pediatric Office

Devin Midura, Mindy B. Statter

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Infants and children often present with common signs and symptoms that may or may not be manifestations of a surgical emergency. This review expands the differential diagnosis of several common presentations to include surgical causes suggesting surgical emergencies and the need for immediate referral to a pediatric surgeon. The presenting signs and symptoms reviewed include bilious emesis, abdominal distention, acholic stools, bloody stools, and scrotal mass.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)148-159
Number of pages12
JournalPediatrics in review
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2022

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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