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Pediatrics M&M

Maneesha Agrawal, MD

  • For new diagnosis of leukemia, watch for:
    • Neutropenic fever
    • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulopathy (DIC)
    • Hyperviscosity syndrome
    • High output cardiac failure
  • Life threatening diagnoses on new born screen at 1 week of life
    • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    • Galactosemia
    • Maple Syrup Urine Disease
  • Henoch-Schonlein Purpura
    • Risk for ileo-ileo intussusceptions as opposed to the more common ileo-cecal intussusceptions because of intramural hematoma
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