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Abstract | April 6, 2022

Pheochromocytoma: A Rare Etiology of Hypertension in the Pediatric Population

Pheochromocytoma (PCC) is a neuroendocrine tumor that arises from the adrenal medulla. Most are sporadic but they can also be found in the context of a hereditary syndrome. The symptoms are usually associated with the release of catecholamines such as epinephrine and norepinephrine.

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Abstract | April 6, 2022

Effects of Antenatal Medication-Assisted Treatments on Neonatal Length of Stay

Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is a growing medical concern that results in a longer length of stay (LOS) for affected infants. Previous studies have examined LOS based on maternal medication-assisted treatments (MAT), however, these data come from multiple centers with disparate standards of care.

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Abstract | April 6, 2022

Osteopathic Approach to Assessment and Treatment of an Adolescent with Polyarthralgia in the Post-COVID Setting

As the COVID-19 pandemic completes year two, many questions remain regarding long term systemic effects of the virus. A major topic of discussion of the pandemic concerns chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions in the post-COVID setting.

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Abstract | April 6, 2022

Inpatient Pediatrics Presentation: Case of Acute Constipation

This case presentation follows a pediatric patient who was initially worked up for constipation, then appendicitis, eventually ruled as an appendiceal neoplasm.

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Abstract | April 5, 2022

Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli enterotoxins modulate IL-1 signaling and alter mucosal immunity

Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) are a major cause of diarrheal disease in children younger than 5. Current treatment for ETEC infection is oral rehydration therapy, and there are no licensed vaccines.

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Abstract | April 5, 2022

Ultrasound Findings of Pre-Dissection Axillary Lymph Nodes in Breast Cancer Patients

Axillary lymph node status is an important predictor of prognosis in breast cancer patients. While sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) can predict axillary lymph node metastasis, it can result in many different complications.

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Abstract | May 7, 2021

A Pediatric Community Health Needs Assessment to Optimize Resources and Address Identified Community Needs in Thomaston, GA

Health outcomes in the United States can differ based on geographic location. The health service infrastructure, health service utilization, health status and access to care can be impacted by location which can create disparities distributed between cities and rural areas.

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Abstract | May 6, 2021

Improving Discussions and Documentation of E-cigarette Use During Well-Child Visits in an Adolescent Medicine Clinic

Electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use has become increasingly popular among adolescents and young adults. Ongoing evidence suggests that e-cigarettes, commonly containing nicotine, are associated with adverse health outcomes when used during adolescence and young adulthood, such as lung injury, long-term effects on the developing brain, and increased rates of other substance use.

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Abstract | May 6, 2021

Perceived Quality of Care and Maternal/Infant Health Outcomes and PPD

The link between poor prenatal care and poor birth outcomes emphasizes the need to improve the quality of such care to improve maternal and infant health. Yet, more studies are needed to examine the influence of quality of care measures such as communication and the perceptions of quality of care to birth outcomes.

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Abstract | May 6, 2021

Doege-Potter Syndrome: A Case of Tumor-Induced Hypoglycemia

Doege-Potter syndrome is a paraneoplastic syndrome characterized by hypoglycemia in association with solitary fibrous tumor. Hypoglycemia results from tumor secretion of IGF-2, a hormone with structural similarity to insulin. Definitive treatment of SFT is surgical resection; however, in unresectable cases, systemic therapy and selective embolization can be considered to slow tumor progression, while glucocorticoids can be used to treat hypoglycemia.

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