Vomiting in the Pediatric Age Group

Neil Mullen

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Pediatr Health. 2009;3(5):479-503. 

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Conclusion: Case Report

The patient in the case report had a small inguinal hernia that was mistaken for a lymph node until the child had repeated episodes of vomiting, which increased intra-abdominal pressure, increasing the size of the mass and making the diagnosis of inguinal hernia obvious. Management proceeded accordingly.

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