Thoracoabdominal foregut duplications account for less than 2% of all gastrointestinal duplications. Here, we report a case of thoracoabdominal duplication cyst in an eight-month old boy who presented with both respiratory and abdominal complaints. Excision of both thoracic and abdominal extensions of the thoracoabdominal duplications in the same session is an appropriate and safe option to prevent possible complications.
There is a high prevalence of obesity in children in
Bonaire. Effective measures are urgently needed to
prevent obesity and overweight; these should focus on
stimulating healthy eating habits and more physical
Objective: To determine the prevalence of overweight among school children in Bonaire, an island in the Caribbean, and to obtain clues for prevention of overweight.
DRESS syndrome (drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms), previously named ‘’drug hypersensitivity syndrome’’, is a severe adverse drug reaction characterized by skin rash, fever, lymph node enlargement and internal organ involvement. We report on a 7-year old girl who developed DRESS syndrome caused by penicillin V treatment.