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Make the Diagnosis: Spring 2023

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An 11-year-old girl with no significant past medical or surgical history presented to her PCP after approximately 2 months of progressive hoarseness and exertional stridor and dyspnea.

Alumni Notes Spring 2023

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Fred M. Henretig, MD, FAAP, FACMT

I’m excited to share this year’s installment of Interviews with the Giants! I sat down with Dr Fred Henretig, our beloved toxicologist and ED attending.

Make the Diagnosis: Winter 2023

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L.R., a 15-year-old female, presented to an emergency department with an inability to void for 13 hours, as well as lower abdominal pain.

Novel Therapeutics for Bleeding Disorders (NoT Bleeding) Program

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The Novel Therapeutics for Bleeding Disorders (NoT Bleeding) Program is a Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Frontier Program within the Division of Hematology that aims to provide advanced clinical care of inherited bleeding disorders and develop breakthrough treatments through research.

More Than a Bloody Nose: Platelet Storage Pool Deficiency

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Avery, a 5-year-old male, presents to the pediatrician for his well-child visit. His parents report that he is growing and developing well, but that they are concerned about recurrent nosebleeds that are happening most nights over the past week.