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Parotid enlargement in children: Parotid enlargement in children refers to a child who has a swollen parotid gland, a gland that produces saliva located in the jaw area. See detailed information below for a list of 8 causes of Parotid enlargement in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also...read more »
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