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More Tales From the Operating Room…..
Teenaged male presents with three day h/o severe abdominal pain. Crampy in nature and it awoke him from sleep. Positive for nausea and vomiting. No BM since onset of pain. Admitted to the hospital by his pediatrician. WBC at that time was 12 with 90 neutrophils, no segs…

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Great case. Fun to have a blogging general surgeon.

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  1. I’m pretty sure most of those words were in english but when I stared at them they slide just a touch out of sight.

    The kid has a diver-whoosis that blocked his bowel?