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.
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