Abdominal Pain and Anemia in a Child
Allison King, MD, MPH and John DiPersio, MD, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
This case was reviewed and updated in 2009 by Dr. Eric Kraut and members of the Teaching Cases Subcommittee.
Copyright of the American Society of Hematology, 2006. ISSN: 1931-6860.
II. PHYSICAL EXAM
|Height||100 cm (25th percentile on growth chart)|
|Weight||15 kg (25th percentile on growth chart)|
|Blood Pressure||100/60 mmHg|
|Oxygen Saturation Level:||87% (normal range: 92%-98%)|
|HEENT:||Normocephalic, pupils reactive, tympanic membranes clear, oropharynx clear|
|Chest:||Mild subcostal retractions. Audible rales at lung bases.|
|Heart:||Tachycardic with III/VI murmur|
|Abdomen:||Mild distension, diffusely tender to palpation|
|Genitourinary:||Circumcised male, no priapism|
|Neurologic:||Crying, alert boy. Face was symmetric. Moved all extremities.|
|Skin:||No ulcers on the extremities.|
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