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General Pediatric Otolaryngology

  • Jeffrey Cheng
  • Eric Berg
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Abstract

Croup-like symptoms on presentation for the child <6 months of age should be of concern for possible subglottic hemangioma. After maximization of medical therapy, adenoidectomy is the first-line surgical option for recurrent, acute sinusitis/adenoiditis in children. Consider adenoidectomy to help treat underlying Eustachian tube dysfunction. Nasal polyposis in a child should prompt a work-up for cystic fibrosis. Torticollis or decreased neck range of motion post-tonsillectomy should be suspicious for Grisel’s syndrome. Neck masses in children are most commonly the result of an infectious process.

Keywords

Down Syndrome Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Pleomorphic Adenoma Thyroglossal Duct Cyst Aphthous Stomatitis 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey Cheng
    • 1
  • Eric Berg
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck SurgeryNorth Shore-Long Island Jewish Health SystemNew Hyde ParkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck SurgeryThe University of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterDallasUSA

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