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1

most important in workup of child with LAD

history and physical

2

what would be "good" qualities of lymph nodes

what would be "bad" qualities of lymph nodes

good:
located where you expect them to be, soft, mobile, not warm, not red, not tender, patient feeling okay

bad:
multiple locations of nodes, very large nodes, matted and "stuck down", fluctuant, tender, associated with big liver/spleen

3

what should you always check in a peds patient with LAD

liver/spleen size

4

if watchful waiting is the plan with a peds LAD pt, what must you do

lock pt into follow up with instructions to return sooner if things get worse

5

if lab/imaging is performed in a patient you are concerned about, what should you do

look for the results - don't wait for them to show up in your box

6

what is the best test for an enlarged or unusual lymph node

excisional biopsy

7

viral causes of LAD in kids

EBV, HIV

8

bacterial causes of LAD in kids

cat scratch disease (axillary LAD)

tularemia (has pt been skinning rabbits?)

staph/strep

9

what is the most common tumor of infancy

hemangioma

10

if you see any growth or deep dimple (that you can't see the bottom of) over a baby's lumbo/sacral area, what tests should you do

MRI or US to check for spinal cord or vertebral abnormality

11

blueberry muffin baby indicates what

neuroblastoma

12

beckwith-wiedmann syndrome is associated with what childhood tumor

wilm's tumor

13

describe beckwith wiedmann syndrome

macroglossia, organ enlargment, hemi-hypertrophy, omphalocele, Wilm's tumor

14

what is the most common malignancy in kids < 10 years old

leukemia

15

what is the most common malignancy in adolescents 15-19 y/o

hodgkin lymphoma