Jorge and others -
My apologies. ROS is Review of Systems; o/w stands for 'otherwise'; HEENT
is Head, Eyes, Ears, Nost the Throat; and GU is genitourinary.
Thank you (Jorge, Jay and others) who've shared their appy stories - they
help keep us on our toes (or prevent us from sleeping
From: Jorge Alvarez <[log in to unmask]>
To: Multiple recipients of list PED-EM-L <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Friday, December 10, 1999 12:45 PM
Subject: ABP & strep
>Dear Jay and others:
>I had a 3 yo boy with varicella 3rd day and abdominal pain severe enough to
>awake him at night,after carefull evaluation at ER he was admitted to
>isolation ward where the diagnosis was Strep pharingitis and septicemia,
>2 aditional cases had similar ABP in absence of appy signs.He had pleural
>effussion and no liquid on Abd.Ecoscan.
>BTW: Sorry but I can't guess what is " ROS was o/w negative including
>HEENT and GU."Can you explain me?
>My best regards and a happy Cristhmas for everyone.
>Chief Internal Emergency Staff
>Sor Maria Ludovica Childrens Hospital
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